Traci Chee is an all-around word geek, she loves book arts and art books, poetry and paper crafts. She studied literature and creative writing at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and earned a master of arts degree from San Francisco State University. Traci grew up in a small town with more cows than people, and now feels most at home in the mountains, scaling switchbacks and happening upon hidden highland lakes. She lives in California with her fast-fast dog.
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Every book hitting shelves in November!
November is here and new books are too! Scroll down to see what’s hitting shelves this month! 11/5: Song of the Crimson Flower by Julie C. Dao – Will love break the spell? From the acclaimed author of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns comes a fantastical new tale of darkness and love, in which magical bonds are stronger … ContinuedSee More
Reasons to Re-Read The Reader This Fall!
As the release date for The Storyteller (aka final book in the The Reader trilogy, aka the series Traci Chee has BLESSED our shelves with) rapidly approaches, the time has come for a re-read (or, if you’re new, just a read!) Now, we could tell you about why we love this trilogy ourselves, but … ContinuedSee More
8 Diverse Fantasies to Read if You Loved CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi is one of the biggest books of 2018 so far, and has enticed readers with its lush West-African inspired setting and its intriguing world of dark magic. Readers are craving more diverse fantasy, because after a while, the same old stuff gets a little bit tiring! Need more … ContinuedSee More
11 Gorgeous Diverse Covers You Need to See
From the looks of things, 2019 will be full of amazing new reads. But, let’s be honest. We’re almost equally as excited about all the pretty covers we get to decorate our shelves with too! That being said, here are a few of our favorite covers from the last couple of years and upcoming 2019 releases celebrating … ContinuedSee More
Every Book Going on Sale in November!
November is a time to be thankful, and in true bookish style the thing we’re most thankful for is NEW BOOKS! Check out the full list below to see all the newest hardcovers, the most anticipated sequels, and beautiful new paperbacks coming your way. 11/6: Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix by Julie C. Dao – … ContinuedSee More
Books by Women of Color that You Need to Read This Year
If 2017 was the year of the woman, in 2018 women are keeping that momentum going and taking the world by storm. If the Golden Globes were any indication, women are finally (and rightfully) demanding to have their voices heard. And while we continue to show support from a social and political standpoint, we are also making … ContinuedSee More
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5 Great Series Ending in the Second Half of 2018!
Hello, readers! Earlier this year, we brought you a list of series finishing in the first half of 2018, and really, who would we be if we didn’t follow it up with the second half? A small but mighty list, here are the series that are coming to a close in the end of this … ContinuedSee More
The First Excerpt from The Storyteller Is HERE
The gorgeous finale to Traci Chee’s The Reader Trilogy is just around the corner and we’re not ready for it to end either. BUT this first excerpt from The Storyteller has us really excited to jump back into Sefia’s world, and we can’t wait to share it! via GIPHY Find the first excerpt from The Storyteller below! Chapter One … ContinuedSee More
9 Books to Read During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and 2018 marks the 40th anniversary that it’s been celebrated. Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. How are we celebrating? By reading, of course! Read on for 9 great books to add to … ContinuedSee More