Lee Evie Diary: What I’ve been reading, researching and thinking about this week!

Here is a random collection of thoughts from this week (22 Feb 2021). I have been doing lots of Korean history research and reading, lots of dreaming about going overseas on a trip, and of course, lots of writing! … More Lee Evie Diary: What I’ve been reading, researching and thinking about this week!

Limited time FREE EBOOK giveaway: a special illustrated edition of PROMISE SEASON

For a limited time (between 01 FEB and 15 FEB 2021) I am giving away FREE ebook copies of a special illustrated edition of my novel PROMISE SEASON, a dark and romantic mystery story set in old Korea during the Joseon dynasty. … More Limited time FREE EBOOK giveaway: a special illustrated edition of PROMISE SEASON

BOOK THOUGHTS: Babylon Berlin by Volker Kutscher

This book is a wonderful, interesting and fun ride into seedy 1929 Berlin, telling a fast-paced detective noir tale that ties into the dark underbelly of the city and the fascinatingly complex political landscape of the time. I really enjoyed reading this, it is a brick of a book but I tore through it very quickly. … More BOOK THOUGHTS: Babylon Berlin by Volker Kutscher

BOOK THOUGHTS: Letters from Korean History 3: Joseon – from founding to later years by Eunbong Park

As I research my historical fiction books and read more and more about Joseon Korean history, I become more and more fascinated! There is so much to learn, and this book is a wonderful place to start! I LOVED this book. Such a fascinating and eye-opening overview of Joseon. … More BOOK THOUGHTS: Letters from Korean History 3: Joseon – from founding to later years by Eunbong Park

BOOK THOUGHTS: Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

This is a book I read during a six month binge of literary novels (not at all my usual fare!) and I really really enjoyed it. I am very drawn to books with strong and interesting settings, and this book, kind of a collection of interlocking short stories that form a bigger picture, is set in a remote part of Russia I really was not familiar with, which I found very exciting. … More BOOK THOUGHTS: Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips