Jee reviews ‘Thank You, Mr. Nixon’ by @GishJen @aaknopf #bookreview #shortstories #shortstorycollection #GishJen #ThankYouMrNixon #fiction #racism #class #identity #family #Mao #CulturalRevolution #ChinaUSA #China #USA #ARC #booksbypoc

Title/Author: Thank you, Mr. Nixon by Gish Jen Publisher: Knopf Publishing Pages: 272 In a nutshell (Publisher): The acclaimed, award-winning author of The Resisters takes measure of the fifty years since the opening of China and its unexpected effects on the lives of ordinary people. It is a unique book that only Jen could write—a story collection…

Looking for a dark, magical read for Christmas? Jee reviews ‘The Midnight Circus’ by @JaneYolen @TachyonPub #bookreview #TheMidnightCircus #darkfairytales #shortstories #shortstorycollection #folklore #fantasy #magic #magicalrealism #retelling

Title/Author: The Midnight Circus by Jane Yolen Publisher: Tachyon Publication Pages: 256 In a nutshell (Publisher): In the newest volume of her World Fantasy Award-winning short story collections, beloved author Jane Yolen’s dark side has fully emerged. Her vivid, startling, and thrilling tales and poems of the supernatural―from icy-hearted witches to sometimes-innocent shapeshifters―reveal a classic…