4.5 Bubble Teas, Andrews McMeel Publishing, ARC, Lang Leav, Poetry, Review

Advance Review: September Love by Lang Leav

September Love by Lang Leav

Published by Andrews McMeel Publishing on November 3rd, 2020

Genre: Poetry

Pages: 224

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I used to think love had no limits—
but I draw the line at myself.


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4.5 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Elizabeth Acevedo, HarperTeen, Poetry, Review, Young Adult

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo

Published by HarperTeen on May 5th, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Poetry, Young Adult

Pages: 432

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“Fight until you can’t breathe, & if you have to forfeit, you forfeit smiling, make them think you let them win.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Fiction, Mystery, Nancy Jooyoun Kim, Park Row, Review

The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim

The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim

Published by Park Row on September 1st, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, Fiction, Mystery

Pages: 231

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“But she and her mother were now both free yet forever woven into each other. They could be both—separate and inseparable. They were not a rotten net but something more deliberate like threads of color, variations of blue, plaited, one after the other.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, Alice Oseman, Contemporary, HarperCollins Children’s Books, LGBTQIA, Review, Young Adult

Loveless by Alice Oseman

Loveless by Alice Oseman

Published by HarperCollins Children’s Books on July 20th, 2020

Genres: Contemporary, LGBTQIA+, Young Adult

Pages: 435

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“Give your friendships the magic you would give a romance. Because they’re just as important. Actually, for us, they’re way more important.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, Aminatou Sow, Ann Friedman, Feminism, Friendship, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review, Simon & Schuster

Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman

Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman

Published by Simon & Schuster on July 17th, 2020

Genres: Feminism, Friendship, Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 256

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“We can learn so much about someone by the way they talk about their friends.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, ARC, Essays, Humour, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review, Samantha Irby, Vintage

Advance Review: Wow, No Thank You. by Samantha Irby

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Wow, No Thank You. by Samantha Irby

Published by Vintage on March 31, 2020

Genres: Essays, Humour, Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 336

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Loving yourself is a full-time job with shitty benefits. I’m calling in sick.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, Charles Yu, Literary Fiction, Pantheon, Review

Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

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Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu

Published by Pantheon on January 28th, 2020

Genre: Literary Fiction

Pages: 288

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“There was a ceiling. Always had been, always would be. Even for him. Even for our hero, there were limits to the dream of assimilation, to how far any of you could make your way into the world of Black and White.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, Essays, Humour, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review, Samantha Irby, Vintage

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby

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We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby

Published by Vintage on May 30th, 2017

Genres: Essays, Humour, Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 288

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“I don’t know what an attractive personality is. I like charisma and charm, but what I really need to find is someone who doesn’t get on my nerves but is also minimally annoyed by all the irritating things about me.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, Blake Crouch, Broadway Books, Review, Science Fiction, Thriller

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

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Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Published by Broadway Books on May 2nd, 2017

Genres: Science Fiction, Thriller

Pages: 359

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“We’re more than the sum total of our choices, that all the paths we might have taken factor somehow into the math of our identity.”


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