3 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Hogarth Press, Literary Fiction, Review, Sally Rooney

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

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Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Published by Hogarth Press on July 11th, 2017

Genres: Contemporary, Literary Fiction

Pages: 310

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“But the acclaim also felt like part of the performance itself, the best part, and the most pure expression of what I was trying to do, which was to make myself into this kind of person, someone worthy of praise, worthy of love.”


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3.5 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Review, Romance, Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press

Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Published by Washington Square Press on July 7th, 2015

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Pages: 342

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Life is long and full of an infinite number of decisions. I have to think that the small ones don’t matter, that I’ll end up where I need to end up no matter what I do.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Review, Romance, Taylor Jenkins Reid, Washington Square Press

Forever, Interrupted by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Forever, Interrupted by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Published by Washington Square Press on September 24th, 2015

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Pages: 352

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“No matter how strong you are, no matter how smart you are or tough you can be, the world will find a way to break you. And when it does, the only thing you can do is hold on.”


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5 Bubble Teas, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Random House, Review

Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Published by Random House on October 16th, 2018

Genres: Non-Fiction, Poetry

Pages: 207

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“Gmorning.
Allow for the possibility that the best of you is still inside you, waiting to emerge.
Prepare the way, bit by bit.”


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Wrap Up

December 2019 Wrap Up

Seriously, where did this month go?!

I absolutely love the holiday season so I always feel like I’m thriving during December. Here are some of things I got up to this month:

  • I did Friends trivia and our team name was PIVOT!
  • Our holiday office party went off without a hitch (and I helped plan it, too!)
  • I saw Knives Out and it reignited my interest in my goal to finish reading all of Agatha Christie’s work
  • I spent two glorious weeks in Hawaii on the island of Oahu and Kauai! It was a great way to relax and spend time with family. I even did a surfing lesson!

And that’s a wrap on December! I’ll be going more in depth on a post tomorrow about my favourite reads of 2019. But for now, here’s what I read in December:

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4.5 Bubble Teas, LGBTQIA, Literary Fiction, Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, Review

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

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On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

Published by Penguin Press on June 4th, 2019

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Pages: 246

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“Because the sunset, like survival, exists only on the verge of its own disappearing. To be gorgeous, you must first be seen, but to be seen allows you to be hunted.”


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3.5 Bubble Teas, Doubleday Canada, Erin Morgenstern, Fantasy, Review, Romance

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

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The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

Published by Doubleday Canada on November 5th, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Romance

Pages: 498

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“Not all stories speak to all listeners, but all listeners can find a story that does, somewhere, sometime. In one form or another.”


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