1. Review: The Face: Strangers on a Pier by Tash Aw

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    August 20, 2018 by Zoë

    In The Face: Strangers on a Pier, Tash Aw explores his own identity as Malaysian Chinese, as well as considering broader questions of diasporic identity and belonging in Southeast Asia and the world.

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  2. How I choose what to read next

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    August 16, 2018 by Zoë

    Some people are mood readers and some people aren’t. I’d say that I’m something of a mood reader, but usually there are other factors that play in to what I pick up next.

  3. Review: The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard

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    August 13, 2018 by Zoë

    In The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard, angels started falling to Earth, and the world was destroyed. In a ruined Paris, Houses jockey for power, capitalizing on Fallen magic and the abilities of their human dependents. In this world, Philippe, from Annam, is an outsider.

  4. Review: How I Resist edited by Maureen Johnson

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    August 6, 2018 by Zoë

    How I Resist by Maureen Johnson pulls together contributions from a large assortment of people all with the aim of inspiring young people, who may not be old enough to vote, to still be involved in social movements and activism.

  5. Blog Tour: Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi (Excerpt)

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    August 2, 2018 by Zoë

    I stood outside the home, watching as the light beaded and dripped down the length of the Tapestry thread. I waited. There was never any rush. Not for me at least.