hello and welcome!

i'm april (she/her)
i'm an asian-american student studying journalism, english, and film/media.
interests: books, sushi, costco, snap pea chips, golden age movie musicals, muji pens, diversity
disinterests: paper cuts, the evil stepmother from snow white, horror movies, injustice, the cold

please navigate around this site to learn more about me and where else you can find me on the interwebs!




click the image to visit my blog, lost in the bookstacks

this is where i post all my musings as a reader—reviews and thoughts about the books i read, my recommendations, and more.

i am available to review books upon request, especially #ownvoices stories about the asian-american and chinese-american experiences. please don't hesitate to reach out to me!




click the image to visit my instagram, @lostinthebookstacks

i have been bookstagramming since 2015; i love it because it is an outlet where i can combine my love for books and photography.

instagram is the main platform on which you can reach me. feel free to get in touch—i love making new friends!




click the image to visit my twitter, @packratreader

i post updates on twitter about what i'm reading, as well as other goings-on in my life and in the book community.

please come over and say hi, and we can be friends!




click the image to visit my goodreads, @thepackratreader

you'll be able to view my current reads, my past reads, my tbr, and my ratings/reviews.

if you friend me on there, we'll be able to see each other's reading progress and find new books!




click the image to visit my youtube channel, lost in the bookstacks

this is my new channel! i plan to post a variety of different content, including tags, vlogs, reviews, book recs, and more.

come subscribe so we can build this little space together!




click the image to check out my latest blog post

"2021 reading goals check-in"
tuesday, august 3rd, 2021




click the image to check out my latest instagram post




click the image to check out my latest youtube video

"in other lands by sarah rees brennan | review 🧜♀️📚"
wednesday, august 26th, 2020