Book Tour: The Dragon’s Promise (Six Crimson Cranes #2) by Elizabeth Lim | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for The Dragon’s Promise (Six Crimson Cranes #2) by Elizabeth Lim. I read Six Crimson Cranes when it first came out and really enjoyed it! I definitely want to reread it before diving back into the finally of this duology! You can find out more about the book below and the schedule has links to other content creators, so you can find out how other’s are feeling about the continuation of Princess Shiori’s story.

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Review: Loveboat Reunion (Loveboat, Taipei #2) by Abigail Hing Wen

Title: Loveboat Reunion
Series: Loveboat, Taipei #2
Author: Abigail Hing Wen
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release Date: January 25th, 2022
Page Length: 432
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age Range: YA
Rep: Asian American and Asian (Chinese and Taiwan), Dyslexia, Dysgraphia
Rating: 4.25⭐

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Goodreads Synopsis:

Sophie Ha and Xavier Yeh have what some would call a tumultuous past.

Hearts were broken, revenge was plotted—but at least they’re friends now. They left the drama behind them back in Taipei—at their summer program, Loveboat—forever.

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Book Tour: Alliana, Girl of Dragons by Julie Abe | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for Alliana, Girl of Dragons by Julie Abe. I absolutely loved the Eva Evergreen book (still need to read the second), and had to check out Abe’s new book inside that same world! Then found out it was also inspired by the Japanese version of Cinderalla, which just further sold it to me. For reviews and other thoughts, be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the tour schedule for other content creators.

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Review: TJ Powar Has Something to Prove by Jesmeen Kaur Deo

Title: TJ Powar Has Something to Prove
Author: Jesmeen Kaur Deo
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Release Date: June 7th, 2022
Page Length: 368
Genre: Contemporary | Romance
Age Range: YA
Rep: South East Asian (Desi), Punjabi & Sikh, Speech Disorder, Plus-size, Asian Transgender
Rating: 4⭐

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Goodreads Synopsis:

A charming rom-com about high school debater TJ Powar who—after becoming the subject of an ugly meme—makes a resolution to stop shaving, plucking, and waxing, and prove that she can be her hairy self and still be beautiful…but soon finds this may be her most difficult debate yet. Perfect for fans of Netflix’s Never Have I Ever.

When TJ Powar—a pretty, popular debater—and her cousin Simran become the subject of a meme: with TJ being the “expectation” of dating an Indian girl and her Sikh cousin who does not remove her body hair being the “reality”—TJ decides to take a stand.

She ditches her razors, cancels her waxing appointments, and sets a debate resolution for herself: “This House Believes That TJ Powar can be her hairy self, and still be beautiful.” Only, as she sets about proving her point, she starts to seriously doubt anyone could care about her just the way she is—even when the infuriating boy from a rival debate team seems determined to prove otherwise.

As her carefully crafted sense of self begins to crumble, TJ realizes that winning this debate may cost her far more than the space between her eyebrows. And that the hardest judge to convince of her arguments might just be herself.

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Review: The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh

Title: The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea
Author: Axie Oh
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release Date: February 22nd, 2022
Page Length: 336
Genre: Fantasy Romance | Retelling
Age Range: YA
Rep: AAPI (Korean)
Rating: 4.25⭐

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Goodreads Synopsis:

Deadly storms have ravaged Mina’s homeland for generations. Floods sweep away entire villages, while bloody wars are waged over the few remaining resources. Her people believe the Sea God, once their protector, now curses them with death and despair. In an attempt to appease him, each year a beautiful maiden is thrown into the sea to serve as the Sea God’s bride, in the hopes that one day the “true bride” will be chosen and end the suffering.

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Book Tour: The Noh Family by Grace K. Shim | Spotlight

Welcome to my stop on the TBR and Beyond Tours Book Tour for The Noh Family by Grace K. Shim. I’ve been really into books with K-drama or K-Pop elements, so when I read the description of The Noh Family I knew I had to read it. One of my most anticipated in May – and when I catch up in reading I will be picking this up so watch out for that review. In the meantime, scroll all the way down to the Tour Schedule to find out what other content creators thought!

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