Chick lit, Young Adult/Children

From Little Tokyo, with Love by Sarah Kuhn 

This was a lighter book that I picked up during my last visit to the library. It was a quick read and an enjoyable one. Rika sticks out in her family; she does not know her father and questions her place in the Japanese community. She works part-time at her aunts' business and finds her… Continue reading From Little Tokyo, with Love by Sarah Kuhn 

Thriller, Young Adult/Children

You’ll Be the Death of Me by Karen M. McManus

Book is still available to request on NetGalley There are some books that, when you dissect and think about later (as in before writing of its review), you feel like the content was not that special. However, the reading experience was just right for the size and type of narrative. This is one such book.I… Continue reading You’ll Be the Death of Me by Karen M. McManus

Comics & Graphic Novel, Young Adult/Children

Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps by Srividhya Venkat, Kavita Ramchandran (Illustrator)

This book is available to request on NetGalley until August I was tempted by the cover and the title because I was very close to both of my own grandfathers (The 'thatha' in the title is how many south Indian languages refer to their grandfathers, with the derivative coming from Sanskrit, which originally refers to… Continue reading Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps by Srividhya Venkat, Kavita Ramchandran (Illustrator)

Comics & Graphic Novel, Drama, Young Adult/Children

Delicates (Sheets #2) by Brenna Thummler

I read and reviewed the previous book of the series : here It is not often that I get to read a sequel to a graphic novel. This one turned out to be better than the first. The first was cute in a whimsical way, whereas this was pretty brutal while maintaining its whimsical undertones!You… Continue reading Delicates (Sheets #2) by Brenna Thummler

Fantasy, Young Adult/Children

The Clockwork Crow (The Clockwork Crow #1) by Catherine Fisher

This is a short first book of a middle-grade children's fantasy which I picked up for some unknown reason. Although there is a bigger secret hidden about the crow, this instalment does work by itself. It mixes a few different feelings with regards to our orphan lead. She is to set out (by herself!) to… Continue reading The Clockwork Crow (The Clockwork Crow #1) by Catherine Fisher