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#TopTenTuesday: New To Me Authors in 2018

Welcome to another #TTT, book fam! How is your week going so far?! I’m talking to you from the past because I wrote this post on Saturday because I’m an overachiever now. 1,342 more words

Books

The Last Ten Books Tag

This post is inspired by one from Calmgrove, who was himself inspired by one at AnnaBookBel, who borrowed the idea from someone else, and so on and so on. 696 more words

Gene Luen Yang

Saints by Gene Luen Yang

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: YA lit, historical fiction, graphic novel

Synopsis: It’s 1898.  Missionaries are roaming China, and Vibiana is inspired.  They’re the only ones who treat her with kindness, and thus begins her learning of the Bible and the teachings of Jesus Christ.  190 more words

Boxers by Gene Luen Yang

Rating: ★★★★★

Genre: YA lit, historical fiction, graphic novel

Synopsis: It’s 1898.  Missionaries are roaming China, and Little Bao has had enough.  He soon joins a grassroots rebellion in opposition, by imbibing the spirit of an ancient Chinese emperor.  175 more words

The Shadow Hero by Gene Luen Yang

Gene Luen Yang wrote The Shadow Hero, a look at the origins of the Green Turtle super hero. The graphic noble starts with a meeting between the four elemental spirits of China. 605 more words

YA Books

American Born Chinese (review)

American Born Chinese
by Gene Luen Yang
Macmillan (2006)
Graphic Novel/YA

This wonderful graphic novel weaves together three seemingly unconnected tales into one cohesive journey of acceptance. 360 more words

Book Reviews

American Born Chinese (review)

American Born Chinese
by Gene Luen Yang
Macmillan (2006)
Graphic Novel/YA

This wonderful graphic novel weaves together three seemingly unconnected tales into one cohesive journey of acceptance. 360 more words

Book Review