4 Bubble Teas, Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books, Jason Reynolds, Poetry, Review

For Every One by Jason Reynolds

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For Every One by Jason Reynolds

Published by Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books on April 10th, 2018

Genre: Poetry

Pages: 112

Dreams don’t have timelines, deadlines, and aren’t always in straight lines.”


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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

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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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Wrap Up

June 2019 Wrap Up

We’re halfway through the year! Isn’t that wild?

June was another great month. The Raptors won the NBA championships and I’ve never seen Toronto vibrate with that kind of energy; I attended my first wedding in my friend group; I met Fredrik Backman and he signed my copy of Beartown; and I got approved for some ARCs that I never thought I’d get!

As for reading? It definitely wasn’t my most successful month, but I was lucky enough to read some fantastic ARCs!

Here’s what I read in June:

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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

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“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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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

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“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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4.5 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Lisa Maxwell, Review, Simon Pulse, Young Adult

The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

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The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

Published by Simon Pulse on July 18th, 2017

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Pages: 512

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“They were sitting on opposite sides of the board, playing each other in hopes of gaining the same prize.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Review, Roshani Chokshi, Wednesday Books, Young Adult

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

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The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

Published by Wednesday Books on January 15, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Pages: 388

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“Nothing but a symbol? People die for symbols. People have hope because of symbols. They’re not just lines. They’re histories, cultures, traditions, given shape.”


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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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4 Bubble Teas, Amanda Lovelace, Andrews McMeel Publishing, Poetry, Review

The Mermaid’s Voice Returns in This One by Amanda Lovelace

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The Mermaid’s Voice Returns in This One by Amanda Lovelace

Published by Andrews McMeel Publishing on March 5th, 2019

Genre: Poetry

Pages: 208

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“a chorus of mermaids cried out to her then, ‘DON’T BE AFRAID TO SING. BELT IT OUT.
YOUR VOICE COULD SINK SPACESHIPS.'”


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