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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3.5 Bubble Teas, Harper Paperbacks, Heather Morris, Historical Fiction, Review

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Published by Harper Paperbacks on January 27th, 2018

Genre: Historical Fiction

Pages: 288

Goodreads

If you wake up in the morning, it is a good day.”


 

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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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2.5 Bubble Teas, ARC, Christine Riccio, Contemporary, Review, Wednesday Books

Advance Review: Again, But Better by Christine Riccio

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Again, But Better by Christine Riccio

Published by Wednesday Books on May 7th, 2019

Genre: Contemporary

Pages: 416

“If you could go back and do London all over again, knowing everything you know now, would you do it?”


ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


 

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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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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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5 Bubble Teas, Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Penguin Books, Review

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Published by Penguin Books on January 25th, 2005 (first published in 2001)

Genres: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction

Pages: 487

Goodreads

“Every book, every volume you see here, has a soul. The soul of the person who wrote it and of those who read it and lived and dreamed with it. Every time a book changes hands, every time someone runs his eyes down its pages, its spirit grows and strengthens.”


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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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4 Bubble Teas, Berkley, Contemporary, Helen Hoang, Review, Romance

The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

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The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Published by Berkley on June 5th, 2018

Genres: Contemporary, Romance

Pages: 317

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“She didn’t know how to be semi-interested in something. She was either indifferent . . . or obsessed.”


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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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