Category Archives: multi-cultural fiction

Book Review: Plum Wine by Angela Davis-Gardner

Title: Plum Wine Author: Angela Davis-Gardner Genre: Historical fiction, multicultural fiction Publisher: Dial Trade Paperbacks Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: Print copy from my personal library First line: The chest arrived on a gray afternoon in late January, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cross Currents by John Shors

Title: Cross Currents Author: John Shors Genre: Contemporary fiction, multi-cultural fiction Publisher: New American Library Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from the author First line: Lek opened his eyes, though his body remained as still as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor

Title: Who Fears Death Author: Nnedi Okorafor Genre: Dystopian fiction, multi-cultural fiction Publisher: Daw Books, Inc. Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: Review copy from publisher First line: My life fell apart when I was sixteen. Normally, I write … Continue reading

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Book Review: How to Be an American Housewife by Margaret Dilloway

Title: How to Be an American Housewife Author: Margaret Dilloway Genre: Multi-cultural fiction Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from Library Thing First line: I had always been a disobedient girl. Shoko was a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

Title: Girl in Translation Author: Jean Kwok Genre: Multi-cultural fiction, literary fiction Publisher: Riverhead Books Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from the publicist First line: I was born with a talent. After her father dies, Kimberly Chang … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Title: One Amazing Thing Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Genre: Contemporary fiction, multi-cultural fiction Publisher: Voice Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from Library Thing First line: When the first rumble came, no one in the visa office, down … Continue reading

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Book Review: The White Mary by Kira Salak

Title: The White Mary Author: Kira Salak Genre: Contemporary fiction, multi-cultural fiction Publisher: Picador Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Source: ARC from publisher First line: The black waters of Elobi Creek show no sign of a current. The White … Continue reading

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Book Review: If You Follow Me by Malena Watrous

Title: If You Follow Me Author: Malena Watrous Genre: Contemporary fiction, multi-cultural fiction Publisher: Harper Perennial Rating: 3 and a half stars Source: ARC for TLC Book Tours First line: Dear Miss Marina how are you? Marina is still reeling … Continue reading

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