Book review: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong // Romeo and Juliet with gangs, guns and a monster

If I were to tell the premise of this book in one sentence, it would be : a retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliette set in 1920's Shanghai. How cool is that? Disclaimer: this review is spoiler free. Synopsis The year is 1926, and Shanghai hums to the tune of debauchery.A blood feud between two … Continue reading Book review: These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong // Romeo and Juliet with gangs, guns and a monster

Classics I didn’t finish reading and why // a discussion

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jan loves to read classics. I started off my reading by reading classics. Most of the books in my bookshelf are classics. That being said, there are quite a few of these books that I stopped reading halfway through. Also note that all these are entirely my own … Continue reading Classics I didn’t finish reading and why // a discussion

Never Have I Ever – bookish edition + May TBR + a small request

Hello friends! I'm slowly working on the pile of tags I am nominated for, and today I'm bringing the 'Never Have I Ever' book tag, for which I was tagged by Hundreds and Thousands of Books. Many thanks for tagging me! The rules 💛 Link back to the original creator: Madame Writer 💛 Link back … Continue reading Never Have I Ever – bookish edition + May TBR + a small request