Review: “Comeback: A K-pop Novel” by Lyn Ashwood & Rachel Rose

A huge thank you to the authors for reaching out and offering me a free digital copy in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book.

I have to admit I’m not deep into the K-pop scene. Maybe if I were younger and BTS (lol) had come around then like they are now, then perhaps yes. I had my moments when I was in high school though. Yet being Korean made me want to review this book and give it honest criticism as the book is written by two white women.

Content warning(s): depression, grief, mentions of suicide, death of a loved one

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Review: “Exit, Pursued by a Bear” by E.K. Johnston

Oh my, another contemporary/realistic read for me? 😮 Shocking, I know but after reading this book and truthfully after reading the description of the book, I felt this would be an important read. Tackling subjects like what happened to the main character in the book is extremely important. We, as readers and as people, need to know we are not alone in our experiences.

So here’s my disclaimer: The book’s main character was raped. This is a trigger warning.

And if this happened to you or anyone you know, please know you are not alone. There is help and hope in even the darkest times. I will reiterate what the author herself said: There is support for you. If you live in the US, there is the National Sexual Violence Resource Center ( and the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN —

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