Albert Whitman & Company, Fantasy, Joan He, Review, Young Adult

Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

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Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

Published by Albert Whitman & Company on April 9th, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Pages: 416

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“What is truth? Scholars seek it. Poets write it. Good kings pay gold to hear it. But in trying times, truth is the first thing we betray.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Hogarth Press, Literary Fiction, Review, Sally Rooney

Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

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Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney

Published by Hogarth Press on July 11th, 2017

Genres: Contemporary, Literary Fiction

Pages: 310

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“But the acclaim also felt like part of the performance itself, the best part, and the most pure expression of what I was trying to do, which was to make myself into this kind of person, someone worthy of praise, worthy of love.”


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4.5 Bubble Teas, LGBTQIA, Literary Fiction, Ocean Vuong, Penguin Press, Review

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

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On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

Published by Penguin Press on June 4th, 2019

Genres:

Pages: 246

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“Because the sunset, like survival, exists only on the verge of its own disappearing. To be gorgeous, you must first be seen, but to be seen allows you to be hunted.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Gretchen McCulloch, Language, Non-Fiction, Review, Riverhead Books

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch

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Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language by Gretchen McCulloch

Published by Riverhead Books on July 23rd, 2019

Genres: Language, Non-Fiction

Pages: 336

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“Like the big collaborative projects of the internet, such as Wikipedia and Firefox, like the decentralized network of websites and machines that make up the internet itself, language is a network, a web. Language is the ultimate participatory democracy. To put it in technological terms, language is humanity’s most spectacular open source project.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Flatiron Books, Gary Janetti, Humour, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Review

Do You Mind If I Cancel? (Things That Still Annoy Me) by Gary Janetti

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Do You Mind If I Cancel? (Things That Still Annoy Me) by Gary Janetti

Published by Flatiron Books on October 22nd, 2019

Genres: Humour, Memoir, Non-Fiction

Pages: 159

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“Let’s see, what else? Don’t go into debt over clothes. Hug your dogs while you have them. Know that you can skip most anything. You will fall in love eventually. Remember that. Also, the things you like aren’t weird. Don’t worry about being normal. It’s an awful thing to aspire to.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Flatiron Books, Leigh Bardugo, Paranormal, Review

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

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Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Published by Flatiron Books on October 8th, 2019

Genres: Contemporary, Paranormal

Pages: 458

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“There were always excuses for why girls died.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Doubleday Books, Fiction, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Review, Thriller

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

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My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

Published by Doubleday Books on November 20th, 2018

Genres: Fiction, Thriller

Pages: 226

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“It takes a whole lot longer to dispose of a body than to dispose of a soul, especially if you don’t want to leave any evidence of foul play.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Mystery, Review, Ruth Ware, Simon & Schuster, Thriller

The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

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The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

Published by Simon & Schuster on July 25th, 2017

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Pages: 384

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“A lie can outlast any truth.”


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2.5 Bubble Teas, Mystery, Review, Ruth Ware, Simon & Schuster, Thriller

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

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The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

Published by Simon & Schuster on May 29th, 2018

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Pages: 368

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“Some situations have no simple resolution; all we can do is steer the course that causes the least harm.”


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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

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“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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