4 Bubble Teas, ARC, Essays, Feminism, Hachette Books, Lindy West, Non-Fiction, Review

Advance Review: The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West

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The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West

Published by Hachette Books on November 5th, 2019

Genres: Essays, Feminism, Non-Fiction

Pages: 272

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You can hate someone and love them at the same time. Maybe that’s a natural side effect of searching for heroes in a world not built for you.”


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TBR

November 2019 TBR

November?! How are we already in November?!

I always find that November is a weird month for me. I feel like the time to read horror has passed and I’m just itching to read holiday books.

So this TBR is a bit random, but here are the books I want to read in November:

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Wrap Up

October 2019 Wrap Up

October was another great month! I did so many wonderful things that I have to distill it to bullet points:

  • I celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving with a lot of delicious food
  • I finally saw Come From Away and finally understood the hype
  • I cried watching the Downton Abbey movie with exclusively older people in the movie theatre
  • I got to see Emily Nussbaum talk about her book I Like to Watch at the Toronto Reference Library and now I’m on a mission to watch her new favourite show, Succession
  • I went apple picking with my friends and went home with a belly full of apples as well as a huge bag to take home
  • I saw Mary H.K. Choi talk about her new book, Permanent Record, with Jonny Sun leading the conversation. I met the two of them after the talk and they signed my books
  • I went to the AGO All Hours event and saw so many cool exhibitions
  • I had a sleepover with my friends and we laughed rewatching Twilight
  • I dressed up as Elliott from E.T. for Halloween
  • And I got invited to see an early screening of Doctor Sleep

What was your favourite moment from this month? Please let me know! I’d love to hear about it!

Now here’s what I read in October:

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3 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Flatiron Books, Leigh Bardugo, Paranormal, Review

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

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Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Published by Flatiron Books on October 8th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Paranormal

Pages: 458

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“There were always excuses for why girls died.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Historical Fiction, Philomel Books, Review, Ruta Sepetys, Young Adult

The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys

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The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys

Published by Philomel Books on October 1st, 2019

Genres: Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Pages: 512

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“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Grand Central Publishing, Horror, Mystery, Review, Stephen Chbosky

Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky

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Imaginary Friend by Stephen Chbosky

Published by Grand Central Publishing on October 1st, 2019

Genres: Horror, Mystery

Pages: 720

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A nightmare is nothing but a dream gone sick.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, Alice Oseman, Contemporary, HarperTeen, Review, Young Adult

Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

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Radio Silence by Alice Oseman

Published by HarperTeen on March 28th, 2017

Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

Pages: 496

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“I wonder- if nobody is listening to my voice, am I making any sound at all?”


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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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