4 Bubble Teas, Amal El-Mohtar, ARC, Gallery / Saga Press, LGBTQIA, Max Gladstone, Review, Science Fiction

Advance Review: This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

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This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Published by Gallery / Saga Press on July 16th, 2019

Genres: Science Fiction, LGBTQIA

Pages: 208

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“So in this letter I am yours. Not Garden’s, not your mission’s, but yours, alone.”


ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


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4 Bubble Teas, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, Jason Reynolds, Poetry, Review

For Every One by Jason Reynolds

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For Every One by Jason Reynolds

Published by Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books on April 10th, 2018

Genre: Poetry

Pages: 112

Dreams don’t have timelines, deadlines, and aren’t always in straight lines.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Elizabeth Acevedo, HarperTeen, Review, Young Adult

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

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With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo

Published by HarperTeen on May 7th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

Pages: 400

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“The world is a turntable that never stops spinning; as humans we merely choose the tracks we want to sit out and the ones that inspire us to dance.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Kate Atkinson, Reagan Arthur Books, Review, Science Fiction

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Published by Reagan Arthur Books on April 2nd, 2013

Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction

Pages: 531

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“What if we had a chance to do it again and again, until we finally did get it right? Wouldn’t that be wonderful?”


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4 Bubble Teas, Angie Kim, Contemporary, Mystery, Review, Sarah Crichton Books, Thriller

Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

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Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

Published by Sarah Crichton Books on April 16th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Mystery, Thriller

Pages: 357

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“Or perhaps the newspapers were right. Perhaps Elizabeth had been desperate to get rid of her son, and now that he was dead, she finally had a measure of peace. Perhaps she had been a monster all along.”


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4 Bubble Teas, ARC, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review, St. Martin's Press, Tan France

Advance Review: Naturally Tan by Tan France

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Naturally Tan by Tan France

Published by St. Martin’s Press on June 4th, 2019

Genres: Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 304

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“All I can say is speak up; ask the question. Explain your concerns. It’s the first step in feeling empowered to push forward with your own agenda. There is no reason to stifle yourself! Because as a wise man once told me: the best moments are the ones where you’re you.”


ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


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4 Bubble Teas, Feiwel & Friends, Mary Lambert, Poetry, Review

Shame is an Ocean I Swim Across by Mary Lambert

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Shame is an Ocean I Swim Across by Mary Lambert

Published by Feiwel & Friends on October 23rd, 2018

Genre: Poetry

Pages: 176

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“I looked over the boat at my reflection in the water. 
I looked kind of happy
for someone who was drowning.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Jimmy Patterson Books, LGBTQIA, Natasha Ngan, Readathon, Review, Young Adult

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

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Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Published by Jimmy Patterson Books on November 6th, 2018

Genres: Fiction, LGBTQIA, Young Adult

Pages: 400

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We might be Paper Girls, easily torn and written upon. The very title we’re given suggests that we are blank, waiting to be filled. But what the Demon King and his court do not understand is that paper is flammable. And there is a fire catching among us.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Anthology, Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman, Fantasy, Greenwillow Books, Readathon, Review, Short Stories, Young Adult

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman

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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman

Published by Greenwillow Books on June 26th, 2018

Genres: Anthology, Fantasy, Short Stories, Young Adult

Pages: 336

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It was an ill-fated thing to claim that a heart is safe. Hearts are rebellious. The moment they feel trapped, they will strain against their bindings. And it was so with the Mountain.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Dystopian, Horror, Koushun Takami, Readathon, Review, VIZ, LLC

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

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Battle Royale by Koushun Takami, translated by Yuji Oniki

Published by VIZ, LLC on February 26th, 2003 (first published in 1999)

Genres: Dystopian, Horror

Pages: 617

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“By then she was dead. In fact, she may have been dead a while ago. Physically, several seconds ago, mentally, ages ago.”


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