#RIPXIII Reads: Horror, Suspense and SFF by Asian WOC Authors

  1.The Serpent's Secret by Sayantani DasGupta "On the morning of her twelfth birthday, Kiranmala is just a regular sixth grader living in Parsippany, New Jersey... until her parents mysteriously vanish and a drooling rakkhosh demon slams through her kitchen, determined to eat her alive. Turns out there might be some truth to her parents' fantastical... Continue Reading →

Review: White Dancing Elephants -Stories by Chaya Bhuvaneswar

Pub. date: 09 October 2018 I Page count: 208 I Imprint: Dzanc Books I CW: Miscarriage, violence, rape, infidelity   Summary: "A woman grieves a miscarriage, haunted by the Buddha’s birth. An artist with schizophrenia tries to survive hatred and indifference in small-town India by turning to the beauty of sculpture and dance. Orphans in... Continue Reading →

Review: Amla Mater by Devi Menon

“In the stillness of autumn, I feel I can almost hear someone hum 'Lokame tharavadu (the world is my home)....' In her tiny flat in East London, as Mili waits for her baby to arrive, little things remind her of her life in India----the scent of jasmine flowers, a heavy downpour, a late-night cup of... Continue Reading →

The Diverse Books Tag

This year Naz at Read Diverse Books started his own book tag, The Diverse Books Tag, which was predictably awesome! I took part on instagram but thought with the new blog focus I'd do a proper tag post. Since my focus is on reading women of Color I thought I'd look for/recommend a book for... Continue Reading →

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