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Author’s new book “Journey To The Heartland” receives a warm literary welcome

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Author's new book "Journey To The Heartland" receives a warm literary welcome

Readers' Favorite announces the review of the Fiction - LGBTQ book "Journey To The Heartland" by Xiaolong Huang, Vanessa Curtis, Danielle Anderson, Donald Weise, Andy Bridge, currently available at

Readers' Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the "Best Websites for Authors" and "Honoring Excellence" awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.

"Reviewed By K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite

Journey To The Heartland is a work of fiction in the slice of life and LGBTQ+ subgenres. It is best suited to the general adult reading audience and was penned by author Xiaolong Huang. Based on real events, the novel takes us on the varied journey of young Hanwei, who finds himself born into the difficult situation of being the son of a gay man in China in the 1980s. As Hanwei experiences the traumatic way he and his father are treated, he begins his own journey toward self-discovery. In later years, his journey takes him to the United States, but the life of a gay immigrant holds its own difficulties, even in California where life is advertised as all sunshine and freedom.

As someone who adores queer fiction and cross-cultural tales, I found this novel had an ideal blend of real-world issues and fictional touches to make it highly engaging and accessible for all readers. It’s clear that author Xiaolong Huang takes true events to heart, and the dialogue and intense narrative quality of the work is a testament to how deeply and emotionally connected the author is to the tale he’s telling. Hanwei is a beautifully drawn character with realistic motivations and his highs and lows speak volumes to the experience of culturally displaced LGBTQ+ people everywhere, but there were also some really fantastic and uplifting moments of joy that drive the drama forward with hope for greater social change in the future. Overall, I would not hesitate to recommend Journey To The Heartland as an excellent and inspiring read."

You can learn more about Xiaolong Huang, Vanessa Curtis, Danielle Anderson, Donald Weise, Andy Bridge and "Journey To The Heartland" at where you can read reviews and the author’s biography, as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages.

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