Book Review

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo

I can’t remember the last time that a book made me feel outraged, I don’t mean that the book is so terrible that it angered me - it’s an incredible read, but I just couldn’t believe the kind of thing that women still experience in modern day South Korea. It was incredibly eye-opening and I… Continue reading Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 by Cho Nam-Joo

ARC, Book Review

Go by Kazuki Kaneshiro

I received a copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Through reading other novels, I have become aware of the racism faced by Koreans in Japan, so this wasn’t a surprise to me unlike other reviews I’ve seen of the novel. However, what caught my eye about this novel in… Continue reading Go by Kazuki Kaneshiro

Wrap Up

Monthly Wrap Up – July 2020

It's the end of the month and it's also nearly the end of my first week back to book blogging; this wrap up might be slightly odd this month as it is the first one. Even in this short space of time the welcome back I've from people in the community has been lovely and… Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up – July 2020

Book Review

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

This year, as you will soon see from the coming reviews that I post, I have been on a kick of reading Japanese and Korean fiction. So, naturally, this book seemed like a perfect one to get stuck into and get stuck into it I did! Pachinko follows the life of Sunja starting with her… Continue reading Pachinko by Min Jin Lee