Book Review/Reaction: Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi

Book Review/Reaction: Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi

Edition: Amazon Kindle

Rating: ★★★★★

This book follows twelve-year-old Aru Shah, who lights the cursed Lamp of Bharata on a dare. However, she doesn't imagine it'll send her headfirst into a world where the Pandavas are real, where the Kingdom of Death exists, and where she has to team up with some unexpected people to become the heroine the world (and her mother) needs.

Book Review: Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao

Book Review: Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao

Edition: Amazon Kindle

Rating: ★★★☆☆

Jade has been exiled from her kingdom, thanks to her stepmother, Empress Xifeng. But the Empress cannot let Jade out of her sight any longer. The older and more capable she becomes, the more she poses a threat. Determined to defeat Xifeng and the evil that threatens her kingdom, Jade sets out on a magical journey of exploring the world of legends in order to write her own.

Book Review/Reaction: A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

Book Review/Reaction: A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi

Edition: Amazon Kindle

Rating: ★★★★★

Set in 2002, A Very Large Expanse of Sea is the story of Shirin - a Muslim teenager in America trying to fight every stereotype coming her way, all while juggling school, inter-personal relationships, romance, break-dancing.