[Blog Tour] The Ones We’re Meant to Find: The Sea Between Us

One of the most twisty, surprising, engaging page-turner YAs you’ll read this year—We Were Liars meets Black Mirror, with a dash of Studio Ghibli. Cee awoke on an abandoned island three years ago. With no idea of how she was marooned, she only has a rickety house, an old android, and a single memory: she … Continue reading [Blog Tour] The Ones We’re Meant to Find: The Sea Between Us

[BLOG TOUR] A PHO LOVE STORY Interview With the One and Only, Loan Le!

Title: A Pho Love StoryAuthor: Loan LePublisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young ReadersGenres: Young Adult romantic-comedyBUY THE BOOK HERE:  GoodreadsAmazonBook DepositoryBarnes & NobleIndieBoundIndigo BAM! When Dimple Met Rishi meets Ugly Delicious in this funny, smart romantic comedy, in which two Vietnamese-American teens fall in love and must navigate their newfound relationship amid their families’ age-old feud … Continue reading [BLOG TOUR] A PHO LOVE STORY Interview With the One and Only, Loan Le!


Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: If Bao Nguyen had to describe himself, he’d say he was a rock. Steady and strong, but not particularly interesting. His grades are average, his social status unremarkable. He works at his parents’ pho restaurant, and even there, he is his parents’ fifth favorite employee. Not ideal.If Linh Mai had to describe herself, she’d … Continue reading ARC Review: A PHỞ LOVE STORY

end of year favorite reads – a guest post by trin of allegoryofwords!


Hey! I’m Trin, owner of AllegoryOfWords— a blog dedicated to all things literary. My journey with reading has been a bit tumultuous until quarantine. At the age of nine, I immigrated to California from Viet Nam and, like most diaspora community members, I struggled with fully grasping the new language while desperately clinging onto my native tongue. Through books emerged a sense of escapism, allowing me to simultaneously learn this foreign tongue while revealing worlds I was eager to dive into, escaping the difficulties of being an immigrant, woman of color in the U.S. I learned English through Harry Potter, The Grimm Sisters, The Hunger Games, Divergent, all of John Green’s books, Deltora Quest, Eragon, and more. Fantasy was, obviously, my favorite genre! And it still is to this day.

But it was disheartening to read about characters that do not look like me, to the point of feeling…

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