4 Bubble Teas, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Mira Jacob, Non-Fiction, One World, Review

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

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Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob

Published by One World on March 26th, 2019

Genres: Graphic Novel, Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 349

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“Sometimes, you go along with it and pretend nothing happened. Sometimes, you hold your breath until the feeling of wanting to be believed passes. Sometimes, you weigh explaining against staying quiet and know they’re both just different kinds of heavy.”


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4 Bubble Teas, David Friend, Essays, Feminism, Non-Fiction, Penguin Press, Radhika Jones, Review

Vanity Fair’s Women on Women by Radhika Jones and David Friend

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Vanity Fair’s Women on Women by Radhika Jones and David Friend

Published by Penguin Press on October 29th, 2019

Genres: Essays, Feminism, Non-Fiction

Pages: 448

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“We hereby announce ourselves as determined and bigoted feminists.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Arsenal Pulp Press, Graphic Novel, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review, Teresa Wong

Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression by Teresa Wong

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Dear Scarlet: The Story of My Postpartum Depression by Teresa Wong

Published by Arsenal Pulp Press on April 1st, 2019

Genres: Graphic Novel, Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 128

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“Your first two months in the world were the hardest two months of my life… But I’m not telling you all this to make you feel guilty. I wanted to show you that you don’t always have to be strong. And that you can come back after losing yourself.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Feminism, Jeannie Vanasco, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review, Tin House Books

Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was A Girl by Jeannie Vanasco

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Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was A Girl by Jeannie Vanasco

Published by Tin House Books on October 1st, 2019

Genres: Feminism, Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 360

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“Reminiscing about our friendship suddenly seems like the sun casting a fake specialness on a pile of trash. But I want to find the nice memories that were thrown away.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Dey Street Books, Non-Fiction, Review, Sarah Wilson, Self-Help

First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Story About Anxiety by Sarah Wilson

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First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Story About Anxiety by Sarah Wilson

Published by Dey Street Books on April 24th, 2018

Genres: Non-Fiction, Self-Help

Pages: 320

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“I believe with all my heart that just understanding the metapurpose of the anxious struggle helps to make it beautiful. Purposeful, creative, bold, rich, deep things are always beautiful.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Holly Black, Little, Brown and Company, Review, Young Adult

The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

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The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black

Published by Little, Brown and Company on November 19th, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Pages: 308

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By you, I am forever undone.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Cynthia Hand, Fantasy, HarperTeen, Holiday, Review, Young Adult

The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

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The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

Published by HarperTeen on October 24th, 2017

Genres: Fantasy, Holiday, Young Adult

Pages: 400

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“‘Stories let us see and hear and feel what someone else does,’ she explained. ‘They build bridges to the other islands. That’s why stories are so important. They create true empathy.’” 


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4 Bubble Teas, Gretchen McCulloch, Language, Non-Fiction, Review, Riverhead Books

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch

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Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch

Published by Riverhead Books on July 23rd, 2019

Genres: Language, Non-Fiction

Pages: 336

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“Like the big collaborative projects of the internet, such as Wikipedia and Firefox, like the decentralized network of websites and machines that make up the internet itself, language is a network, a web. Language is the ultimate participatory democracy. To put it in technological terms, language is humanity’s most spectacular open source project.”


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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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