‘A Certain Exposure’ is certainly not my idea of exposure to Singapore books (review)

Reading Crazy Rich Asians actually left me hungry for more books about my own country of Singapore, so I started with a 2014 book by Cambridge University and Harvard Law School graduate Jolene Tan. A Certain Exposure, the Singaporean author’s debut novel, is described in the blurb as a “classic coming-of-age tale doubled across two vividly […]

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The ‘Wonder Woman’ novelization is better off an audiobook for the blind (review)

In lieu of the one-year anniversary of DC’s critically acclaimed box office hit Wonder Woman, I thought that it’d be cool to revisit the story of Diana Prince via its movie novelization, a book published last year to coincide with the film’s release. I always had a thing for novelizations when I was a child. […]

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‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Vol 1’ is a wildest dream come true (review)

This article contains mild spoilers. Albeit Hasbro recently acquiring the Power Rangers franchise from Saban Entertainment and will now helm future releases, don’t expect a new feature film like hardcore fans are already speculating. Last year’s movie by Lionsgate was a box office bomb, so I’m skeptical about another attempt at the silver screen. But […]

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‘The Savior’s Champion’: Jenna Moreci writes a bizarre, homoerotic ‘Hunger Games’ (review)

This article contains mild spoilers. I’ve been a fan of Jenna Moreci since her debut novel Eve: The Awakening was released in 2015. The self-published author who posts videos of writing advice on YouTube is a hilarious, lovely woman. When an Amazon glitch prevented me from buying an eBook of Eve three years ago, I contacted […]

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‘To Kill A Kingdom’ is ‘The Little Mermaid’ with teeth and blood (review)

Back in March, I was scrolling through Hypable.com when I chanced upon a review for a new book, To Kill A Kingdom, the debut novel by British author Alexandra Christo that puts a dark spin on the classic Little Mermaid tale. Both cover and synopsis intrigued me because I’ve always wanted to read a compelling story […]

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