5 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Harper Voyager, Historical Fiction, R.F. Kuang, Readathon, Review

The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

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The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

Published by Harper Voyager on May 1st, 2018

Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fiction

Pages: 544

Goodreads

“I have become something wonderful, she thought. I have become something terrible. Was she now a goddess or a monster? Perhaps neither. Perhaps both.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Historical Fiction, Kristin Hannah, Review, St. Martin's Press

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

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The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Published by St. Martin’s Press on January 30th, 2018

Genres: Historical Fiction

Pages: 440

Goodreads

“All this time, Dad had taught Leni how dangerous the outside world was. The truth was that the biggest danger of all was in her own home.”


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2 Bubble Teas, ARC, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Nadine Brandes, Review, Thomas Nelson, Young Adult

Advance Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes

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Romanov by Nadine Brandes

Published by Thomas Nelson on May 7th, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Pages: 352

Goodreads

“It is if you separate the two- old life and new life. But once you learn that it’s all one life and each day is a new page, it gets a bit easier to let your story take an unexpected path.” I 


ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


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3.5 Bubble Teas, Harper Paperbacks, Heather Morris, Historical Fiction, Review

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Published by Harper Paperbacks on January 27th, 2018

Genre: Historical Fiction

Pages: 288

Goodreads

If you wake up in the morning, it is a good day.”


 

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5 Bubble Teas, Historical Fiction, Kate Quinn, Review, William Morrow Paperbacks

The Huntress by Kate Quinn

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The Huntress by Kate Quinn

Published by William Morrow Paperbacks on February 26th, 2019

Genre: Historical Fiction

Pages: 560

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“Moments like this should have been glorious, and they never were. The monsters always looked so ordinary and pathetic, in the flesh.”


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3.5 Bubble Teas, Ballantine Books, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Martha Hall Kelly, Review

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

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Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Published by Ballantine Books on April 5th, 2016

Genres: Historical Fiction, Fiction

Pages: 487

Goodreads

“But it’s fitting in a way—Father loved the fact that a lilac only blossoms after a harsh winter.” 


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5 Bubble Teas, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Penguin Books, Review

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Published by Penguin Books on January 25th, 2005 (first published in 2001)

Genres: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction

Pages: 487

Goodreads

“Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Historical Fiction, Lisa See, Review, Scribner

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

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The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

Published by Scribner on March 5th, 2019

Genre: Historical Fiction

Pages: 374

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“The sea is better than a mother. You can love your mother, and she still might leave you. You can love or hate the sea, but it will always be there. Forever. The sea has been the center of her life. It has nurtured her and stolen from her, but it has never left.”


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5 Bubble Teas, Doubleday Canada, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Review, Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Published by Doubleday Canada on March 5th, 2019

Genres: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction

Pages: 368

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“I had absolutely no interest in being somebody else’s muse.
I am not a muse.
I am the somebody.
End of fucking story.”


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