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Marmie7
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I finished 4/5 of these for #Asianreadathon. I enjoyed them all but my favorite was Ember in the Ashes. I can't wait to read the next book! The one I didn't finish, The Hundred years War on Palenstine, I'm taking it slow, but should finish soon.

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Gissy
Bone Witch | Rin Chupeco
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Pickpick

YA fantasy where Tea will discover that she is a Bone Witch when she raised her brother from his grave without knowing what she was doing. This first book is to describe Tea‘s training as bone witch and how she will discover her powers. I really enjoyed it. Ready for the second book. 3.5/3.8⭐️
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#AsianReadathon prompt-read a book by Asian author that has a universe different from mine (Chinese-Filipino)

Gissy Beautiful cover😍 🧙🏼‍♀️ 💀 6mo
TheAromaofBooks Yay!!! 6mo
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Gissy
The Mountains Sing | Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai
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Pickpick

What a beautiful book. A family saga during different period of times in Vietnam. The story is told fromGuava (Huong) and her grandmother perspectives. How the wars affected these two generations. So many sad scenes during those battles😢so important to know their own voices since the author said was part of that aftermath. I loved to know about their culture and folklore. The audio was perfect to have a sense of how the language sounds. 4.5/5⭐️

Gissy #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks

#AsianReadathon prompt-read a book featuring an Asian character who is a woman.(Country-Vietnam)
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Texreader I liked this one too but I recall it being an emotional read. Nice review 6mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 6mo
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cornfedwellread
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Taking inspiration from another #AsianReadathon pick, I made some Korean recipes from Cheap Lazy Vegan this morning. Unfortunately, the protagonist of this book doesn't have access to Rose's quick and filling recipes.

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booksandsympathy
Kiki's Delivery Service | Eiko Kadono, Elko Kadono
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The third book I'm reading for the #Asianreadathon is the story of half-witch Kiki and her black cat Jiji as they take on the traditional witch's challenge of living in a new town for a year. The story was inspired by a drawing by the author's daughter and turned into an animated film by Hayao Miyazaki. The prompt for this is read a book by an Asian author that has a universe you'd want to experience or a universe totally different from yours.

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shawnmooney
Kololo Hill | Neema Shah
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Kololo Hill by Neema Shah

Woman Running in the Mountains by Yūko Tsushima, Geraldine Harcourt (Translator)

She Came from Mariupol by Natascha Wodin, Alfred Kueppers (Translation)

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shawnmooney
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Kiss the Scars on the Back of My Neck by Joe Okonkwo

The Manningtree Witches by A.K. Blakemore

Giving Up the Ghost by Hilary Mantel

All Will Be Well: A Memoir by John McGahern

Run Me to Earth by Paul Yoon

Woman Running in the Mountains by Yūko Tsushima, Geraldine Harcourt (Translator)

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Gissy
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Pickpick

Izumi, a Japanese American young adult discovered that her father is a prince in Japan. She want to discover her heritage roots his father family and will travel to Japan. Izumi question who she is, her cultural identity where she feels rejection in America for being a Japanese and in Japan for being a foreigner. The story is okay but cute with expected characters YA behaviors and expressions. 3⭐️I will like to read the sequel.

Gissy May 2022 #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBboks
#AsianReadathon (Japan) prompt- to read a book by Asian author which was recommended by someone. I use this book as part of #NewYearWhoDis2022 the book was in my match liked book list #RememberSharon
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Gissy
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Pickpick

I liked the premise of this book. I think Frida would faced legal consequences in our real world and would receive parenting counseling. But this school was extreme, some scenes were absurd but I expect that in dystopian novels. However, I think it was unnecessarily repetitive in some parts. I still think this would be good for a movie or tv serie adaptation. The end...? Well..you need to read it. 3.75⭐️ I‘m a bad mother but learning to be good”

Gissy May #BookSpinBingo book related with mother relations @TheAromaOfBooks
#AsianReadathon (Author has Asian heritage)
#2022ReadingGoals read more books received swaps #Speculativefictionswap Thank you @kdgordon88
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 7mo
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Gissy
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Mehso-so

I liked the premise of this book. It has action, mystery and suspense. I think it describes very well a person who has drinking problems where the person take poor decisions to resolve problems that usually put his/her life at risk, no self control. But the ending of this novel was so abrupt, too easy and unbelievable😳It was like a great fall how it ended🤷🏽‍♀️3⭐️

Gissy #BookSpinBingo @TheAromaOfBooks
May 2022 #AsianReadathon prompt-read a book by Asian author. This is an Armenian author
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Suet624 I agree. 7mo
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