Would you believe I’ve been looking forward to Bout of Books 24 read-a-thon, yet mixed up the dates? That’s right, I though it’s next week. Good thing I checked the Twitter updates last nights just to be sure. Good thing I did! Otherwise, I would’ve missed it.
Young adult books set in college, or even about the summer before college, aren’t all too common. That’s why I was surprised when I first learnt that American Panda is set at MIT. Well, Mei is 17 years old as she enters a year early but it works out well for this book. Mei had a sheltered upbringing, which is very evident as she tries to find her place at university.
Hi, hello, welcome! If you’re a fellow Bout of Books participant, worried about the non-existent TBR pile, you’re not alone! I don’t have any, and am just about managing to read a chapter on the first day. On the upside, there are six more to go.