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  • The Silver Star by Jeanette Walls

    Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

    I often find in the pursuit of creating a touching, artistic story novels turn the world into a dark and unfair place, which it can be if we’re being honest, but sometimes what readers need is a good storybook ending. It’s okay to say you like a book that has a predictable ending where everything […]

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  • The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

    The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

    A friend of mine lent me Yangsze Choo’s The Ghost Bride, a few months ago after I mentioned my interest in novels about Chinese culture. Choo’s novel takes place in Malaysia during the late 1800’s (then called Malaya) and is beautiful interwoven story of the cultural effects resulting from British Imperialism and Chinese immigration to Malaya. […]