Book review: Death of a Red Heroine

Death of a Red Heroine


Death of a Red Heroine
(Inspector Chen Cao #1)
by Qiu Xiaolong
Originally written in English
464 pages
6/1/2000, by Soho
Historical mystery

As you know, I have been reading a good amount of Japanese mysteries and literature in general, but very few Chinese authors. But this may change, thanks to my public library.
Every winter, they organize a reading challenge: you give them the list of the last four books you read, you tell them what you like and don’t like reading, and the staff picks a book for you to read.
And they chose Death of a Red Heroine for me. A Chinese historical mystery, a very clever choice!

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Book review: The Three-Body Problem

The Three Body Problem

The Three-Body Problem
(Remembrance of Earth’s Past #1),
by Cixin Liu
Translated from the Chinese
by Ken Liu
Tor Books
First published as 三体
in May 2006
399 pages
Science Fiction


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I discovered Cixin Liu three years ago, thanks to Supernova Era, and was planning to read The Three-Body Problem one day. The book got suddenly pushed at the very top of my TBR when it was chosen for me by the staff of my awesome public library for their Winter Reading Challenge. Obviously not a challenge at all!

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Book review: Tom Brown’s Guide to Healing the Earth

Guide to Healing the EarthTom Brown’s Guide to Healing the Earth
by Tom Brown Jr.
and Randy Walker, Jr.
Berkley/Penguin Random House
240 pages


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With the alarming situation of our planet, I always wonder what I can do to help at my little level. I thought Tom Brown’s Guide to Healing the Earth would provide me with answers. So I entered the giveaway, and I won!
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