Iran: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

So initially when I read this I wasn’t going to review it on here because its a graphic novel and I genuinely haven’t a clue as to how one goes about reviewing graphic novels in written form. However, I am counting Iran as a country I’ve read from this year so I feel I owe…… Continue reading Iran: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

March Reading Plans: East Asia

Hi guys! I don’t generally do to be read lists on a monthly basis but I have wanted to focus my read the world project reading a little bit more so I’ve decided to see how picking a region to read from for the month will suit me. In March I’ll be focused on books…… Continue reading March Reading Plans: East Asia

Books by Authors From the Countries Affected by the #MuslimBan

I have been feeling a great degree of upset, anger and frustration over Trump’s racist Muslim ban preventing travellers from specific countries from entering the US as well as the biased, hypocritical way in which he selected the countries on the list. While I feel helpless in this regard, I do realise that reading is an inherently…… Continue reading Books by Authors From the Countries Affected by the #MuslimBan

Fantasy Books From Around the World

I love reading fantasy, that is really no surprise to any one who knows my reading taste. In today’s post I want to talk about some fantasy novels/ short story collections written by authors from different continents that I’ve either read and loved or am eager to get my hands on. North America: So I guess…… Continue reading Fantasy Books From Around the World

The Philippines: Dwellers by Eliza Victoria

At just 124 pages, Dwellers by Eliza Victoria is really more of a novella than a novel. Set in the Philippines, particularly around Manila, this fantasy novella follows the story of two young men who have the ability to inhabit the bodies of others. This ability is a family secret which they cannot disclose to…… Continue reading The Philippines: Dwellers by Eliza Victoria

Diverse Anthologies I Want to Read

Short stories aren’t generally my thing but there are a few amazing sounding anthologies featuring authors from around the world that I desparately want to get my hands on. Basically, I am weak and cannot resist an interesting sounding blurb. . Invisible Planets An Anthology of Contemporary Chinese SF in Translation  edited by Ken Liu…… Continue reading Diverse Anthologies I Want to Read