Tenacious Thieves and Unbreakable Vows

Vow of Thieves is a satisfying conclusion to a fantastic duology. I expect nothing less from one of the queens of YA fantasy.

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If Jane Austen Wrote a Sci-fi Novel

As a whole, The Stars We Steal was equally fun and stressful to read. You should read this book if you love Kiera Cass and Beth Revis.

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Don’t Let Stereotypes Control Your Fate

Our Wayward Fate is like Frankly in Love minus the fake-dating trope. It explores one’s dilemma of being too Asian to be American (and vice versa).

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Do Arranged Relationships Stick Like Mehendi?

I gave A Match Made in Mehendi 3.5 stars because of its fresh take on traditional matchmaking. I don’t necessarily encourage arranged marriages, but I acknowledge their usefulness to people who are too shy and reserved to look for a romantic partner.

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I Almost Fell in Love with This Novel

Frankly in Love deserves 3.75 stars because of its educational content. You should read it if you want to read an #OwnVoices (authentic) book that explores the good and bad aspects of Korean culture.

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You Deserve to Devour This Rom-com

I highly recommend You Deserve Each Other because it comically illustrates how honesty and familiarity are prerequisites to a happy and fruitful marriage.

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Frankly, I’ve Never Been in Love

Thank you, Penguin Random House, for giving me an ARC of Frankly in Love and inspiring me to write about my nonexistent love life. …You have stolen my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your neck. (Song of Solomon 4:9b) Love is everywhere. You can experience it through various relationships. You can…

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The Artistry of Silence

The Silence Between Us is a profound and diverse novel. I recommend it because it’s a story that illustrates the tenacity of the deaf community.

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We Hunt the Plot

This was a diverse but very boring debut. I finished it in a month even after downloading the Audible edition and listening to it at 1.5x speed. Sadly, the prowess of both narrators did not compensate for the slow pace of the plot.

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Don’t Compare This Novel to Six of Crows

I liked reading The Storm Crow because of its relatable characters and fascinating magic system. Regardless of its flaws, I’m excited about the sequel.

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