Books I Plan to Read in September, ft. Raybearer, You Deserve Each Other, & More!

I’m posting something low-effort because school is killing me, look away.

I’m sure you’ve had enough of me complaining about school, so I’ll spare you the excuses! Today I’m just gonna list a few books I plan to read in the rest of September. I am 0% certain that I’ll manage to finish all of these before the month ends, but a girl can dream. (Also, I need to step up my reading game because The Starless Sea put me behind on my reading challenge. 🙃 I’m sure you’re judging me for not just lowering it but I’m too competitive for that okay.)

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Recommending Books I Gave 3 Stars // the Queen of 3-star Reads has spoken

In case you didn’t know, I am the self-proclaimed Queen of 3-star Reads.

And I have a lot of feelings toward 3-star reads. In the long ongoing “Is 3 stars a good or bad rating” debate, I am a firm member of the “good” side. If I rated a book 3 stars, I still liked it and recommend it! Maybe I just didn’t enjoy it enough to rate it higher or there were some flaws that served as a detriment to my enjoyment. But bottom line, it’s a good rating for me. And today I’m going to recommend 10 books that I gave 3 stars.

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February Wrap-up // celebrating TWO birthdays (mine + my blog’s) & unexpectedly getting appendicitis

Hello! Sorry for disappearing a bit.

I’ll be explaining why later in this post! But long story short, February was a hectic and eventful month. I celebrated quite a few milestones, and also cried a lot (internally, thankfully, though I did actually cry once). Anyways, I’m just glad that February is behind us, and I’m looking forward to March being better!

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Blog Tour Review + INTL Giveaway: Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen // finally, a good love triangle

And as I lunge and whirl my bo staff, dancing to the ancient drum beats, I feel all the parts of myself coming together: glad that a part of me is Chinese, a part of me American, and all of me is simply me.

Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen is one of my most anticipated 2020 releases. From its absolutely riveting cover, to its own voices Asian representation, there was no way I wasn’t gonna read it. When Karina @ Afire Pages posted the sign-ups for the blog tour, I immediately jumped at the chance to join (never mind that this post is late—I’m sorry for that)!

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