This Book Betrays My Brother by Kagiso Lesego Molope

Review by Shyamala Parthasarathy

First published in South Africa back in 2012, This Book Betrays My Brother follows the life of Naledi, a young teenage girl growing up there in the nineties. She loves her brother, Basi, and all things feminine, but the novel’s title is, as you’ve guessed, as much a spoiler as a warning. … More This Book Betrays My Brother by Kagiso Lesego Molope

Ten Little Dumplings by Larissa Fan, Illustrated by Cindy Wume

Review by Logaine Navascués

Sons can bring good fortune and prosperity to a Taiwanese family, so what could be better than having ten of them? But if we look a little more closely, we see that their quiet sister also shines, despite growing up in the shadow of her siblings. … More Ten Little Dumplings by Larissa Fan, Illustrated by Cindy Wume