Author: Marisa Jue

Marisa Jue

Marisa Jue

Marisa is a book-tuber, book reviewer, and serious book lover in Southern California, U.S. She majored in English Literature at the University of San Francisco and have been sharing her love of books through her YouTube channel, littlespider9, since 2013.

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Book Review: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

“You never told me you lived in a palace.” “This isn’t a palace. It’s just a big house.” “Nick, where I come from, this is a palace,” Rachel said. Rachel Chu is doing pretty well for herself. S…

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What You Should be Reading This Summer

There are so many things to love about summer: the warm weather, the longer days, spending time at the beach or the pool with family and friends. Whether you’re simply relaxing in the extra sun af…


책 리뷰: 맥신 홍 킹스턴(Maxine Hong Kingston) – ‘여전사 (The Woman Warrior)

“[우리 엄마는] 내가 자라서 아내이자 노예로 살게 될 것이라고 말씀하셨지만, 그래도 여전사 화무란의 노래를 가르쳐 주셨다. 난 여전사로 자라날 수 밖에 없었다.” 맥신 홍 킹스턴(Maxine Hong Kingston)은 아시아계 미국인들의 문학 공동체 내에서는 거인과 같은 존재입니다. 그녀는 자신의 회상을 허구나 전설과 함께 섞어 내는 독특한 능력과 더…


Book Review: ‘Out’ by Natsuo Kirino

“Garbage was a natural by-product of human life, and it was nobody else’s business what got thrown away or who did the throwing. Though when the time came, you had to be willing to accept the fact tha…


Book Review: ‘The Vegetarian’ by Han Kang

"It's your body, you can treat it however you please. The only area where you're free to do just as you like. And even that doesn't turn out how you wanted." At the most basic level, The Vegetarian…