4 Bubble Teas, Fantasy, Jimmy Patterson Books, LGBTQIA, Natasha Ngan, Readathon, Review, Young Adult

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

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Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Published by Jimmy Patterson Books on November 6th, 2018

Genres: Fiction, LGBTQIA, Young Adult

Pages: 400

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We might be Paper Girls, easily torn and written upon. The very title we’re given suggests that we are blank, waiting to be filled. But what the Demon King and his court do not understand is that paper is flammable. And there is a fire catching among us.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Anthology, Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman, Fantasy, Greenwillow Books, Readathon, Review, Short Stories, Young Adult

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman

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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman

Published by Greenwillow Books on June 26th, 2018

Genres: Anthology, Fantasy, Short Stories, Young Adult

Pages: 336

Goodreads

It was an ill-fated thing to claim that a heart is safe. Hearts are rebellious. The moment they feel trapped, they will strain against their bindings. And it was so with the Mountain.”


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5 Bubble Teas, First Second, Graphic Novel, Jen Wang, LGBTQIA, Readathon, Review

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

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The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

Published by First Second on February 13th, 2018

Genres: Graphic Novel, LGBTQIA

Pages: 288

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“My whole life is other people deciding what’s acceptable. When I put on a dress, I get to decide what’s silly.”


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3 Bubble Teas, ARC, LGBTQIA, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Review, Sarah Henstra, Young Adult

Advance Review: We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra

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We Contain Multitudes by Sarah Henstra

Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers on May 14th, 2019

Genres: LGBTQIA, Young Adult

Pages: 384

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“Anger is a relatively small thing, Kurt. We are large, remember? We contain multitudes.” 


ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


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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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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

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“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

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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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2 Bubble Teas, ARC, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Nadine Brandes, Review, Thomas Nelson, Young Adult

Advance Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes

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Romanov by Nadine Brandes

Published by Thomas Nelson on May 7th, 2019

Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Pages: 352

Goodreads

“It is if you separate the two- old life and new life. But once you learn that it’s all one life and each day is a new page, it gets a bit easier to let your story take an unexpected path.” I 


ARC received via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.


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4 Bubble Teas, Business, Emily Chang, Non-Fiction, Portfolio, Review

Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang

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Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley by Emily Chang

Published by Portfolio on February 6th, 2018

Genres: Non-Fiction, Business

Pages: 317

Goodreads

“Let’s put that spirit of innovation and embrace of radical change to good use. Seeing a more inclusive workforce in Silicon Valley will encourage more girls and women studying computer science now.”


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5 Bubble Teas, Business, John Carreyrou, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Non-Fiction, Review

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group on May 21st, 2018

Genres: Business, Non-Fiction

Pages: 299

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“Like her idol Steve Jobs, she emitted a reality distortion field that forced people to momentarily suspend disbelief.”


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