Here Be Dragons: Asian Myths And Fables

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The genres of young adult and middle-grade literature are becoming more diverse, with new releases taking more and more inspiration from Asian myths and folklore. One of these is A Magic Steeped in Poison, which takes place in a fictional setting resembling ancient China. The novel features a curious type of magic based around brewing tea. It’s a premise that seems quite rare, and we should expect more fantastical settings once more authors embrace the untapped potential that lies in Asian mythology. Read full article here

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