3 Bubble Teas, Doubleday Canada, Fiction, Kevin Kwan, Retelling, Review, Romance

Advance Review: Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan

Published by Doubleday Canada on June 30th, 2020

Genres: Fiction, Retelling, Romance

Pages: 336

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“But I see you. I see the beauty inside you, and also your sadness, your fears, your flaws. I see exactly who you are and I love you for all those things, Lucie.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Henry Holt and Co., Review, Tomi Adeyemi, Young Adult

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Published by Henry Holt and Co. on December 3rd, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Pages: 404

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“‘We’re the children of the gods.’ I lift my chin. ‘If someone’s running away, it’s not going to be us.'”


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3 Bubble Teas, Charles Yu, Review, Science Fiction, Vintage

How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

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How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu

Published by Vintage on July 23rd, 2010

Genre: Science Fiction,

Pages: 256

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“Most people I know live their lives moving in a constant forward direction, the whole time looking backward.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Courtney Summers, Review, St. Martin's Griffin, Young Adult

Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers

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Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers

Published by St. Martin’s Griffin on December 23rd, 2008

Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

Pages: 214

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“The sooner you make a mistake and learn to live with it, the better. You’re not responsible for everything. You can’t control the way things end up.”


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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 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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3 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Jessica Brody, Review, Romance, Simon Pulse, Young Adult

The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody

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The Chaos of Standing Still by Jessica Brody

Published by Simon Pulse on November 28th, 2017

Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Pages: 406

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“The English language has over one million words in it, and none of them are good enough for Lottie. None of them will capture what I saw when I looked at her. What I see now when I remember her. How she will forever look through my filtered view of the world.”


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3 Bubble Teas, HarperOne, Jonathan Van Ness, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review

Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness

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Over the Top: A Raw Journey to Self-Love by Jonathan Van Ness

Published by HarperOne on September 24th, 2019

Genres: Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 269

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“Just because we mess up doesn’t mean all the lessons we learned are undone. Healing can be imperfect.” 


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