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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3 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Imprint, Leigh Bardugo, Review, Young Adult

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

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King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

Published by Imprint on January 29th, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Pages: 528

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“Most women suffer thorns for the sake of the flowers, but we who wield power adorn ourselves with flowers to hide the sting of our thorns.”


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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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4 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Fiction, Gabrielle Zevin, Review, Viking

Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

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Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

Published by Viking on August 29th, 2017

Genres: Fiction, Contemporary

Pages: 304

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“I’m not a murderer,” she says. “I’m a slut, and you can’t be acquitted of that.”


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#IWD2019
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#IWD2019: Female Authors Who Inspire Me

Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate (and to celebrate my 26th birthday…), I thought I’d put together a list of female authors who inspire me with their words.

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