4 Bubble Teas, Dystopian, Neal Shusterman, Review, Science Fiction, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Young Adult

The Toll by Neal Shusterman

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The Toll by Neal Shusterman

Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers on November 5th, 2019

Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult

Pages: 640

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“You can’t expose a lie without first shattering the will to believe it. That is why leading people to truth is so much more effective than merely telling them.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Abrams Press, Caroline Criado Perez, Feminism, Non-Fiction, Review, Science, Sociology, Technology

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez

Published by Abrams Press on March 7th, 2019

Genres: Feminism, Non-Fiction, Science, Sociology, Technology

Pages: 411

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“The fact is that worth is a matter of opinion, and opinion is informed by culture. And if that culture is as male-biased as ours is, it can’t help but be biased against women. By default.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Alfred A. Knopf, Contemporary, Humour, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Review, Short Stories

Someone Who Will Love You In All Your Damaged Glory by Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Someone Who Will Love You In All Your Damaged Glory by Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Published by Alfred A. Knopf on June 11th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Humour, Short Stories

Pages: 256

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“And I thought about how, actually, if you wanted to, you could say the same thing about life. That life is terrifying and overwhelming and it can happen at any moment. And when you’re confronted with life you can either be cowardly or you can be brave, but either way you’re going to live. So you might as well be brave.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Brittney Cooper, Essays, Feminism, Non-Fiction, Race, Review, St. Martin's Press

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper

Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper

Published by St. Martin’s Press on February 20th, 2018

Genres: Essays, Feminism, Non-Fiction, Race

Pages: 288

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“When I talk about owning eloquent rage as your superpower, it comes with the clear caveat that not everyone is worth your time or your rage.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Candice Carty-Williams, Contemporary, Fiction, Gallery/Scout Press, Review

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Published by Gallery/Scout Press on March 19th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Fiction

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“The road to recovery is not linear. It’s not straight. It’s a bumpy path, with lots of twists and turns. But you’re on the right track.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Anti-Racist, Austin Channing Brown, Convergent Books, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

Published by Convergent Books on May 15th, 2018

Genres: Anti-Racist Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 185

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“This is partly what makes the fragility of whiteness so damn dangerous. It ignores the personhood of people of color and instead makes the feelings of whiteness the most important thing.”


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Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

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Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang

Published by Tor Books on July 5th, 2002

Genres: Science Fiction, Short Stories

Pages: 281

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“Despite knowing the journey and where it leads, I embrace it and welcome every moment.”


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