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

Goodreads

“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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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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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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2.5 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Review, Romance, Sally Thorne, William Morrow Paperbacks

99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

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99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

Published by William Morrow Paperbacks on January 29th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Pages: 368

Goodreads

“Maybe he’s 1 percent mine. That has to be enough.”


 

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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

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


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Book Sleeves are My New Obsession

As a bookworm, I bring a book everywhere I go.

This might seem excessive to most people, but I suffer from anxiety. I’m often early to meet friends so I like to bring a book along to distract me from being anxious. But it also makes me look like I’m busy and not like I’m 20 minutes early.

I also love bringing a book to work so I can read during my breaks. My eyes need to rest from being glued to my computer screen for the whole work day.

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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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April 2019 TBR
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April 2019 TBR

Since I have so many books that I want to read and so many books that I own and haven’t read yet, I decided to create a monthly TBR for myself. I have to keep myself accountable because nobody else will!

I don’t always stick to the TBR I’ve set for myself, but I do try to make an effort to read some of the books.

On my TBR for April are:

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