Tag: dragon springs road

Chinese Folklore, Illuminated: Janie Chang’s The Library of Legends (Review)

Over the past two years, Janie Chang has become one of my favourite authors. (If you don’t believe me, check my Goodreads page – she’s on the list!) Each of her books transports the reader somewhere magical and, in our current global climate, I’ve never needed that healthy dose of magic more. I started reading…

The Perfect Mingling of Historical Fiction & Fantasy: Dragon Springs Road (Review)

A story of love, loss, and everything in between, Dragon Springs Road is the deeply moving bildungsroman of a young girl living in China at the beginning of the twentieth century. Only seven years old when the story begins, Jialing lives with her mother, who is the mistress of a wealthy neighbor, in the crumbling…