Review: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye by Sonny Liew

What was life after all, but a constant battle between our hopes and harsh reality? The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is a graphic novel that follows a forgotten Singaporean comic artist. Charlie Chan lived through pre-independence Singapore and the move of Singapore from the “fishing village” it was to to the metropolis it…

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Review: Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Imagine, you can go back in time. You can see a loved one you miss, and you have a chance to say the words you didn’t have the courage to say before. Or you can say the words you didn’t get to say before because you thought you’d have all the time in the world.…

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Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag

Lately I’ve been reading a bit more than I have in the past year and a half and I’m excited about it! I’ve recently spent a bit more time on booktube again and I saw this “Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag” circulating around. Not sure if I’ll make an actual Youtube video about this,…

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Faces at The Bottom of the Well

“Black people are the magical faces at the bottom of society’s well. Even the poorest whites, those who must live their lives only a few levels above, gain their self esteem by gazing down on us. Surely, they must know that their deliverance depends on letting down their ropes. Only by working together is escape…

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