Foreword Reviews

Ho Lin, Book Reviewer

Ho Lin is the author of China Girl and Other Stories, a finalist for the 2017 Foreword INDIES Awards. He resides in San Francisco and is co-editor of the literary journal Caveat Lector (www.caveat-lector.org). His passions include creating music, the New York Football Giants and green onion cakes. More on his work can be found at www.holinauthor.com.

Book Review

The Age of Goodbyes

by Ho Lin

Zig-zagging back and forth across time, Li Zi Shu’s "The Age of Goodbyes" is a kaleidoscopic family drama presented through multiple perspectives. The novel’s central focus is a book also titled "The Age of Goodbyes"; it follows the... Read More

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The Sevenfold Hunters

by Ho Lin

Rose Egal’s fantastical novel "The Sevenfold Hunters" follows the seven students who are humanity’s best hope against vampiric alien invaders, the Nosaru. To casual observers, Carlisle Academy appears to be an elite boarding school... Read More

Book Review

The Math Kids

by Ho Lin

The Math Kids, an intrepid problem-solving quartet, have cracked mysteries both large and small. In their latest adventure, A Knotty Problem, they come up against their steepest challenge yet: the possibility that they could break up.... Read More

Book Review

Must Read Well

by Ho Lin

In Ellen Pall’s absorbing novel "Must Read Well", a trip down memory lane proves to be both emotional and treacherous. At Columbia, Elizabeth struggles to write her dissertation on famous feminist writers. She’s coming up short on... Read More

Book Review

Tastes Better from Scratch Cookbook

by Ho Lin

Tastes Better from Scratch is a solid, meat-and-potatoes cookbook that will inspire cooks at all levels. Sometimes simple is best when it comes to food, as Lauren Allen’s Tastes Better from Scratch demonstrates. Allen specializes in... Read More

Book Review

Just Enough

by Ho Lin

Azby Brown looks to the past to find future methods for sustainable living in "Just Enough". Centering his studies on Edo-era Japan, Brown focuses on the concept of the “circular economy,” in which resources are preserved and... Read More

Book Review

Vibrant Interiors

by Ho Lin

Visually stunning and packed with advice, "Vibrant Interiors" serves up plenty of inspiration for adding spice and life to every type of interior space. Author and designer Andrea Monath Schumacher champions an inclusive, multicultural... Read More

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