3.5 Bubble Teas, Beth Macy, History, Little, Brown and Company, Non-Fiction, Review

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy

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Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America by Beth Macy

Published by Little, Brown and Company on August 7th, 2018

Genre: HistoryNon-Fiction

Pages: 384

Goodreads

“The fix isn’t more Suboxone or lectures on morality but rather a reinvigorated democracy that provides a pathway for meaningful work, with a living wage, for everybody.”


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5 Bubble Teas, History, Non-Fiction, Review, Simon & Schuster, Susan Orlean

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

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The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Published by Simon & Schuster on October 16th, 2018

Genres: History, Non-Fiction

Pages: 336

“The library is a gathering pool of narratives and of the people who come to find them. It is where we can glimpse immortality; in the library, we can live forever.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, ARC, Emily Nussbaum, Entertainment, Essays, Non-Fiction, Random House, Review

Advance Review: I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution by Emily Nussbaum

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I Like to Watch: Arguing My Way Through the TV Revolution by Emily Nussbaum

Published by Random House on June 25th, 2019

Genres: Non-Fiction, Essays

Pages: 368

Goodreads

“There was something alive about the medium to me, organic in a way that other art is not. You enter into it; you get changed with it; it changes with you.”


ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


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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

Goodreads

“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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3 Bubble Teas, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Non-Fiction, Peter Godfrey-Smith, Philosophy, Review, Science

Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith

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Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness by Peter Godfrey-Smith

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux on December 6th, 2016

Genres: Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Science

Pages: 257

Goodreads

“When you dive into the sea, you are diving into the origin of us all.”


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5 Bubble Teas, Crown, Memoir, Michelle Obama, Non-Fiction, Review

Becoming by Michelle Obama

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Becoming by Michelle Obama

Published by Crown on November 13th, 2018

Genres: Non-Fiction, Memoir

Pages: 426

Goodreads

“For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.”


Even though I read this last year, I’m posting this review now because I’m going to see Michelle Obama speak at an event in a couple of days. I’m very excited!


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5 Bubble Teas, Art, History, Kassia St. Clair, Non-Fiction, Penguin Books, Review

The Secret Lives of Colour by Kassia St. Clair

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The Secret Lives of Colour by Kassia St. Clair

Published by Penguin Books on October 24th, 2017

Genres: Non-Fiction, Art, History

Pages: 320

Goodreads

“The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love colour the most.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Business, Emily Chang, Non-Fiction, Portfolio, Review

Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang

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Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang

Published by Portfolio on February 6th, 2018

Genres: Non-Fiction, Business

Pages: 317

Goodreads

“Let’s put that spirit of innovation and embrace of radical change to good use. Seeing a more inclusive workforce in Silicon Valley will encourage more girls and women studying computer science now.”


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5 Bubble Teas, Business, John Carreyrou, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Non-Fiction, Review

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group on May 21st, 2018

Genres: Business, Non-Fiction

Pages: 299

Goodreads

“Like her idol Steve Jobs, she emitted a reality distortion field that forced people to momentarily suspend disbelief.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Feminism, Non-Fiction, Rebecca Traister, Review, Simon & Schuster

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister

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Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister

Published by Simon & Schuster on October 2nd, 2018

Genres: Non-Fiction, Feminism

Pages: 320

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“Most of the interesting women you know are far, far angrier than you’d imagine.”


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