4 Bubble Teas, Doubleday Books, Fiction, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Review, Thriller

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

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My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Published by Doubleday Books on November 20th, 2018

Genres: Fiction, Thriller

Pages: 226

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“It takes a whole lot longer to dispose of a body than to dispose of a soul, especially if you don’t want to leave any evidence of foul play.”


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5 Bubble Teas, Ali Wong, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Random House, Review

Advance Review: Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong

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Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets, and Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong

Published by Random House on October 15h, 2019

Genres: Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 224

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“Females are just as funny, if not funnier and definitely quirkier, than men, especially in everyday life.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Mystery, Review, Ruth Ware, Simon & Schuster, Thriller

The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

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The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

Published by Simon & Schuster on July 25th, 2017

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Pages: 384

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“A lie can outlast any truth.”


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2.5 Bubble Teas, Mystery, Review, Ruth Ware, Simon & Schuster, Thriller

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

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The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

Published by Simon & Schuster on May 29th, 2018

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Pages: 368

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“Some situations have no simple resolution; all we can do is steer the course that causes the least harm.”


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3.5 Bubble Teas, Doubleday Canada, Jill Heinerth, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review

Into the Planet by Jill Heinerth

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Into the Planet by Jill Heinerth

Published by Doubleday Canada on September 10th, 2019

Genres: Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 288

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“If I die, it will be in the most glorious place that nobody has ever seen.”


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4 Bubble Teas, First Second, Graphic Novel, Jen Wang, Review

Stargazing by Jen Wang

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Stargazing by Jen Wang

Published by First Second on September 10th, 2019

Genre: Graphic Novel

Pages: 224

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“When I said they’re my friends, I meant that. Every so often I get a vision, and I know it’s my friends up there, letting me know I’m not alone.”


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TBR

October 2019 TBR

I grew up not participating in Halloween very often. Although one memorable Halloween I dressed up as Sailor Moon and that will remain my most iconic costume yet.

And now I love Halloween! I think I know what I’m going as this year, but there’s still time for me to change things last minute and have a freak out about it the night before.

As for my TBR, it’s not that spooky. But here are the books I want to read in October:

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Wrap Up

September 2019 Wrap Up

I said a tearful goodbye to summer and a hesitant hello to fall!

I’m not a PSL kind of gal, but I do love wearing sweaters. It’s just that I’m not quite ready to embrace the colder weather because it means we’re even closer to winter. And winter in Toronto is, well, absolute hell.

September was a great month! I saw Shawn Mendes in concert, I went to a movie premiere during TIFF, I went to Elevate for free, I went to 29Rooms and took so many photos, and I GOT A TATTOO!

The last one is big because I’m such an anxious person so this was a big deal for me. But I’m over the moon about my tattoo. As someone who’s grown up with body issues, it felt empowering to do something for myself for my body. And that’s a wrap on the month!

Now here’s what I read in September:

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3 Bubble Teas, Gallery Books, Historical Fiction, Marjan Kamali, Review

The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali

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The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali

Published by Gallery Books on June 18th, 2019

Genre: Historical Fiction

Pages: 320

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“You might think the world is complicated and full of lost souls, that people who’ve touched your life and disappeared will never be found, but in the end all of that can change.”


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3.5 Bubble Teas, ARC, Heather Morris, Historical Fiction, Review, St. Martin's Press

Advance Review: Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

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Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris

Published by St. Martin’s Press on October 1st, 2019

Genres: Historical Fiction

Pages: 352

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“What you are doing, Cilka, is the only form of resistance you have–staying alive.”


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