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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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

Goodreads

“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, 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

Goodreads

“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

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

Advance Review: The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang

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The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang

Published by Harper Voyager on August 6th, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fantasy

Pages: 560

Goodreads

“People will seek to use you or destroy you. If you want to live, you must pick a side. So do not shirk from war, child. Do not flinch from suffering. When you hear screaming, run toward it.”


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


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3.5 Bubble Teas, Dystopian, Ling Ma, Picador USA, Review, Science Fiction

Severance by Ling Ma

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Severance by Ling Ma

Published by Picador USA on August 14th, 2018

Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction

Pages: 304

Goodreads

“A second chance doesn’t mean you’re in the clear. In many ways, it is the more difficult thing. Because a second chance means that you have to try harder. You must rise to the challenge without the blind optimism of ignorance.”


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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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