Alyssa Carlier
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The Girl King by Mimi Yu
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ETA: while I enjoyed reading this book, I think Vicky has brought up some insightful points in her review: https://vickywhoreads.wordpress.com/2... YMMV. also read Vicky's review!

Thanks to Orion Publishing for the ARC!

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"Listen. I might not have enjoyed this book, but white people saying it’s not Asian enough and that the characters might as well by named “Kate and Mark” is straight up slander. There’s so many Asian inspired elements and the author obviously worke..." Read more of this review »
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ETA: while I enjoyed reading this book, I think Vicky has brought up some insightful points in her review: https://vickywhoreads.wordpress.com/2... YMMV. also read Vicky's review!

Thanks to Orion Publishing for the ARC!

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Alyssa Carlier added a status update: If you're super excited for DESCENDANT OF THE CRANE, I'm currently running a giveaway for it over at alyssacarlier.com/giveaway! PLUS you get some super shiny character cards too.
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Descendant of the Crane by Joan He
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ETA: I am currently holding a GIVEAWAY for this book! Head over to my blog, it's super easy to join.

I highly recommend reading DESCENDANT OF THE CRANE, a Chinese-inspired fantasy that centers a powerful young girl in the complex political arena like
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The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski
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[note: I DNF'd this book. here is my review of book 1 to explain:]

While I previously enjoyed The Winner's Curse for its lovely writing, engaging characters, and wonderful ending, I've since fallen out of love because:

- I really didn't like the second
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Salomé by Oscar Wilde
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This was enjoyable but only if you constantly realise how much Oscar Wilde is overrated.

For example, I'm not sure if I'm supposed to hate Herodias, but she seems very cool and constantly calls out Herod for perving on her daughter, so I like her.

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