Category Archives: Historical

  1. Review: She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan

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    June 14, 2021 by Zoë

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    In She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan, after her whole family dies due to drought, famine, and bandits, a girl decides to take on the identity of her brother, Zhu Chongba.

  2. Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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    March 1, 2021 by Zoë

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    In Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Noemí travels to High Place, a house in the country built in an English style in an attempt to replicate the family’s homeland.

  3. Review: The Forgotten Kingdom by Signe Pike

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    September 14, 2020 by Zoë

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    I was completely entranced by Signe Pike’s The Lost Queen and I finished it hungry for more. Two years later, we’re finally getting to see the sequel: The Forgotten Kingdom. And, for me, it definitely lived up to it’s predecessor.

  4. Review: Song of the Crimson Flower by Julie C. Dao

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    July 20, 2020 by Zoë

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    n Song of the Crimson Flower by Julie C. Dao, Bao is an orphan and the physician’s apprentice, but he’s in love with Lan, the daughter of a wealthy nobleman.

  5. Review: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

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    May 25, 2020 by Zoë

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    In The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee, Jo spends her time in the shadows. Atlanta isn’t quite sure what to make of a Chinese American girl, so it’s better if she keeps quiet and out of the way.