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Erin Siu

New York, NY




Book lover, music geek, Californian. Always falling for books about multicultural experiences, family relationships, and first love.

Favorite Books

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi, My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante, the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas, and anything by Haruki Murakami.

Favorite Quotes

"Hell is the absence of the people you long for." ―Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven

Favorite Genres

Most Recent Blog Posts

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

5 Romantic Historical Reads for When You're Wishing You Lived in a Jane Austen Novel

I’ve been thinking about what my life would be like if I lived in a Jane Austen novel. Maybe it’s the influence of Samantha Hastings’s recently pubbed The Last Word, or maybe I’ve just been getting a little tired of fast-paced NYC. Life just seems so much simpler and lovelier during Regency/Victorian era England (although we all know the realities ... Read More


historical, Erin S., reading, All Is Fair, The Last Word, Gone by Nightfall, These Vicious Masks, book recommendations, Love Lies and Spies
Friday, June 28th, 2019

5 Essential YA Books to Pack for Your Summer Road Trip

Summer has finally started, and what better way to take advantage of the warm weather and long weekends than by hitting the road? Whether you’re booking your next travel adventure or staycationing in your bed, here are five Swoon books that are sure to take you away! The Shortest Distance Between Love & Hate by Sandy HallWhat happens when you ... Read More


traveler, Erin S., The Shortest Distance Between Love and Hate, reading, Just My Luck, No Holding Back, Airports Exes and Other Things I'm Over, book recommendations, summer reading
Friday, May 10th, 2019

YA Novels You Should Read, Based on Your Game of Thrones House (Part III)

Are you a stoic Northerner or a cunning court player with family issues? Maybe you’re an honorable mountaineer or a fiery dragonlord seeking revenge. If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones, chances are you probably identify with one or two of the noble houses.Below you’ll find recommendations for YA novels based on each Game of Thrones house. If you ... Read More


Erin S., The Supervillain and Me, GOT, Game of Thrones, Finding You, book recommendations, You Don't Know My Name

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