March is over (?!) and it was a good bookish month with amazing releases. I managed to finish my TBR and there are 5 books on it that stood out to me:
Girls Made of Snow and Glass
TWs: child abuse (emotional)
One of my favourite Snow White retellings. It subverts the tropes including the evil stepmother/queen and instead of a prince charming, we have a female surgeon charming. I also didn’t expect so much family love and loyalty. I cried.
The Epic Crush of Genie Lo
This book made me laugh so much. It’s a modern and clever retelling of Journey to the West with plenty of twists.
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
TWs: domestic violence, sexual harassment
This book…oh my god. Evelyn Hugo did all that for her loved ones…Read it and you will understand.
Love, Hate and Other Filters
TWs: racism (Islamophobia)
I really like this one. It doesn’t only deal with Islamophobia which the MC Maya faces, but her living her life as an ordinary teen with a love for movies, much to her parents’ dismay, and building a romance with a boy.
To Kill a Kingdom
TWs: child abuse (physical and emotional), self-harm, characters with Japanese-sounding surnames being othered and foils
Killer sirens and mermaids with a taste for men (not in a romantic sense) is one of my weaknesses. While there are things that made my eyes twitch in annoyance, this book is a page turner.
What are your top reads of March? What are your anticipated reads for April?