Book Review: Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim

My thanks to Hodder and Stoughton and NetGalley for a review copy of this book. Six Crimson Cranes is a retelling of the Wild Swans fairy tale but set in (fantasy) East Asia and with its own spin. The first of (I think) a duology, it takes us to the kingdom of Kiata where the…

Book Review: Black Water Sister by Zen Cho

My thanks to Pan Macmillan and NetGalley for a review copy of this one. A book with ghosts in the plot may not be my usual fare but what interested me in this one was its setting—Malaysia. I don’t think I’ve read anything set there before, which made me pretty keen to pick this one…

Book Review: Miss Moorthy Investigates by Ovidia Yu

I only came across Ovida Yu come months ago in a response to a comment on YouTube and her works immediately piqued my interest since the comment mentioned that she wrote mysteries set in Singapore. Other than Crazy Rich Asians, perhaps, I don’t recall reading any other book set there. Looking her up further and…