Category: Trang’s Corner

  • The Bronze Drum (2022) by Phong Nguyen

    The Bronze Drum (2022) by Phong Nguyen

    This book is so important to me because as a Vietnamese girl who immigrated to Canada, I was missing the connection with my Vietnam history. And the book delivered everything I was hoping for: a bridge between me and my ancestors. It’s about the story of the Trung Sisters, how they become such a historical […]

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  • Are You Sara? by S.C.Lali (2022) Book Review

    Are You Sara? by S.C.Lali (2022) Book Review

    Two women named Sara each get into a rideshare. . . but only one makes it home alive. Which Sara was the real target? Thus begins the mysterious journey of Sara, nicknamed for Saraswati a law student who struggles to pay her bills let alone dealing with a murder on the loose. What started as […]

  • EVERSION by Alastair Reynolds: Book Review

    EVERSION by Alastair Reynolds: Book Review

    Guest reviewer today, is my lovely bookworm fiancé, William who is a big sci-fi lover The speculative fiction genre debuted with, amongst other narrative structures, the Voyage[^1]. One tends to forget when reading many thought-provoking, high concept stories that they were rooted in the thrill, wonder and awesomeness of the new, the challenging, the incomprehensible. […]

  • August Kitko and the Mechas of Space

    August Kitko and the Mechas of Space

    Jazz pianist Gus Kitko expected to spend his final moments on Earth playing piano at the greatest goodbye party of all time, and maybe kissing rockstar Ardent Violet, before the last of humanity is wiped out forever by the Vanguards–ultra-powerful robots from the dark heart of space, hell-bent on destroying humanity for reasons none can divine.  […]

  • Katzenjammer by Francesca Zappia : YA Book Review

    Katzenjammer by Francesca Zappia : YA Book Review

    Goodreads summary: Cat lives in her high school. She never leaves, and for a long time her school has provided her with everything she needs. But now things are changing… Cat doesn’t remember why she is trapped in her school or why half of them—Cat included—are slowly transforming. Escaping has always been the one impossibility […]

  • Morbius VS Dr Strange 2 : Marvel Movies So Far

    Morbius VS Dr Strange 2  : Marvel Movies So Far

    So before we start, let’s just get this straight up: I loved Morbius movie and despite the 17% on Rotten Tomatoes, I still think this movie was way better than The Eternals. So if you didn’t like Morbius, you might be bit triggered haha or you will find my opinion simply entertaining 😉 In any […]

  • Nightbitch: Book Review

    Nightbitch: Book Review

    Reading Nightbitch is like drinking cocktails over the night, the first sip is always the greatest (of course if you had a good bartender) and then slowly but surely, after 3-4 cocktails you start to requestion if this was a good idea. By the end of the night, your body has taken on so much […]

  • Veil(Hush #2) : Book Review

    Veil(Hush #2) : Book Review

    Hush #1 was a great experience to me, the magic system Farrow has created is quite original. It’s propably one of the biggest nightmares of any reader, that words have a power and ink has a negative impact. Veil picked up right after Hush left off, where Shae and her friends are on the run […]

  • The Fall of Babel : Books of Babel #4 Review

    The Fall of Babel : Books of Babel #4 Review

    I have postponed this review for so long for one reason: I cannot deal with the fact that this series is ending. Suffering from the syndrome of denial haha. For those of you who are here from the beginning, I have a big love for Senlin Ascends and I still believe no books have quite […]

  • SAPPHO Poetry: Book Review

    Anyone who has been exposed to any sort of artistic material (movies, books, paintings) would notice the Greek’s tragedies and its works’ influence. But as I was becoming curious to know more about the Classical Greeks works, one name came up : Sappho. And so my search for Sappho’s work began and landed on this […]