3 Bubble Teas, Flatiron Books, Historical Fiction, Magical Realism, Review, Yangsze Choo

The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

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The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo

Published by Flatiron Books on February 12th, 2019

Genres: Historical Fiction, Magical Realism

Pages: 384

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“We were a chocolate-box family, I thought. Brightly wrapped on the outside and oozing sticky darkness within.”


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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

Goodreads

“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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4.5 Bubble Teas, Abdi Nazemian, ARC, Balzer + Bray, Historical Fiction, LGBTQIA, Review, Young Adult

Advance Review: Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian

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Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian

Published by Balzer + Bray on June 4th, 2019

Genres: Historical Fiction, LGBTQIA, Young Adult

Pages: 432

Goodreads

“The most important four-letter word in our history will always be LOVE. That’s what we are fighting for. That’s who we are. Love is our legacy.”


ARC received via Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review.


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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

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“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

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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

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“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

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“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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