Disorientation by Elaine Hsieh Chou

My Rating: 2 stars Many thanks to Penguin and NetGalley for the ARC! This book is being released today, March 22 2022. Disorientation follows Ingrid Yang, an eighth year PhD student in East Asian Studies writing her dissertation on a deceased Chinese poet who taught at her university. When she stumbles upon a note in… Continue reading Disorientation by Elaine Hsieh Chou

The World Cannot Give by Tara Isabella Burton

My Rating: 5 stars Many thanks to Simon & Schuster and NetGalley for the ARC! This book is being released today, March 8 2022. When Laura Stearns begins attending St. Dunstan's Academy, the school her favorite writer went to, she immediately falls under the charismatic spell of Virginia Strauss, the leader of the chapel choir.… Continue reading The World Cannot Give by Tara Isabella Burton

The Ballerinas by Rachel Kapelke-Dale

My Rating: 4 stars Many thanks to St. Martin's Press and NetGalley for the ARC! This book comes out today, December 7th 2021. I love ballet stories, so I requested this as soon as I saw the title and cover. In The Ballerinas, Delphine moves between past and present to tell the story of her… Continue reading The Ballerinas by Rachel Kapelke-Dale

White Ivy by Susie Yang

Many thanks to Simon & Schuster and NetGalley for the ARC. This book is being released today, November 3 2020. My Rating: 2 stars White Ivy is the story of Ivy Lin, who can only be defined as a thief, a liar, and manipulative. Ever since her family immigrated to the United States from China,… Continue reading White Ivy by Susie Yang