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Interview: Susan Tan

May 11, 2017


I’d like to introduce you to Susan Tan, author of the recently released middle grade novel, Cilia Lee-Jenkins Future Author Extraodinaire. Susan is a debut author and I hope you’ll support her by purchasing her book and making sure your local library has a copy as well. If they don’t, suggest they purchase it.  Susan will read […]

Writers on Writing: Malinda Lo/Serials and Series

February 9, 2016

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  Continuing a story over several books is serializing that story. Books that share a common setting, story arc or characters is a series. A series would books such as Nancy Drew, Border Town and The Babysitters Club while serialized fiction would include The Goddess Wars, Legend and Dorothy Must Die. Despite these technical differences, […]

Saturday Trailers: Dove Arising

February 21, 2015

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What better day for a book trailer than a Saturday? Dove Arising by Karen Boa releases 24 Feb. “Be there or be a regular quadrilateral”. Phaet Theta has lived her whole life in a colony on the Moon. She’s barely spoken since her father died in an accident nine years ago. She cultivates the plants […]


December 9, 2012


I had to get up and turn the heat up before starting this post. It is definitely getting colder outside. Yesterday was Cookies and Cocktails and I spent the day baking cookies with my sister. No doubt it was a long, long day but it’s a tradition we do not want to give up any […]

book review: The Great Wall of Lucy Wu

June 15, 2011


What didn’t I like about this book? I didn’t like that there were no samples of the dumplings, no scratch and sniff pads and no recipes.

Asian American stereotypes

June 11, 2008


In this article, I think the NYTimes attempts  to inform its readers about stereotypes many may have regarding Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and education. They report that it is believed that Asian Americans are ‘taking over campuses’. They refute this by saying Asian Americans are not an homogeneous group. They can be from Samoa, Japan, […]