Review: Bloom by Desdemona Wren

While Young Adult is not one of the genres I set out to review, I was drawn to it because it was a novella – one of my favourite forms of literature. Bloom; A Monster Love Novella by Desdemona Wren

Interview with Stephanie Suga Chen

Stephanie Suga Chen, a US expatriate based in Singapore and author of Travails of Trailing Spouse that I reviewed here answered a few questions regarding her book and her life. How much of you, your experiences, your personality, is your characters? 

Review: Travails of a Trailing Spouse

Being an expat in Singapore myself, I was instantly drawn to Stephanie Suga Chen’s Travails of a Trailing Spouse. Without a decapitated corpse or brutalised domestic worker in sight, Stephanie’s book offers a fresh perspective on the lives of women (and occasionally men) who move to Singapore with their partners and find themselves willingly or…