A Review On When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain by Nghi Vo

Cleric Chih takes on tigers as they tell the story of Ho Thi Thao and Dieu in order to save themself and Si-yu from being tiger food. When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain shows the strength of storytelling and how, even the stories can perhaps save yourself from death.

Cleric Chi must face tigers and tell the story of their relative, Ho Thi Thao in order to save themselves and their friends, but, making sure that they do not offend the tigers by telling the wrong story. In order to do so, they must carefully speak the right words, or else, they are dead.

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A Review On The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

The tales of Rabbit as she descends into her life as the handmaiden of the Empress, In-Yo, journeying through the various stories that she brought to the young cleric, Chih, and his hoopoe, Almost Brilliant.

In The Empress of Salt and Fortune, we dive into Rabbit’s stories from a young age, filled will the hardship that she faced with the Empress In-Yo as her handmaiden. Each story within The Empress of Salt and Fortune is so different than I thought, especially when we got to learn more about Rabbit.

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A Review On The Prisoner of the Castle of Enlightenment by Therese Doucet

Violaine, a widow and mother of two, lover of books, finds herself in a proposition. After she discovers that her father sold her to a marquise in Boisaulne, she must leave her son and daughter in order to move in with the marquise. This is where she meets the marquis du Herle, also known as Harlequin, who brings her the the Castle of Enlightenment.

Heartbroken and lonely, Violaine discovers the vast library that holds treasures she never expected. But, Violaine discovers that the chateaux des Boisaulne has much more to offer than she thought.

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A Review On Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

The world of Galaxy “Alex” Stern is a mess, but when given the opportunity for a second chance, what is in it for her? The world of Ninth House with murder, secret societies, ghosts, and the unseen, Yale is not what you expect.

Ninth House brings us to a world that we are least expecting, especially when Alex Stern shows us the power a woman can have. With her talents, it is unexpected what a reader can gain out of reading this book. All the more, Ninth House captures your attention without you realizing it.

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