5 Bubble Teas, Crown Publishing, 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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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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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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5 Bubble Teas, Doubleday Canada, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Review, Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Published by Doubleday Canada on March 5th, 2019

Genres: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction

Pages: 368

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“I had absolutely no interest in being somebody else’s muse.
I am not a muse.
I am the somebody.
End of fucking story.”


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4 Bubble Teas, Contemporary, Fiction, Gabrielle Zevin, Review, Viking

Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

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Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

Published by Viking on August 29th, 2017

Genres: Fiction, Contemporary

Pages: 304

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“I’m not a murderer,” she says. “I’m a slut, and you can’t be acquitted of that.”


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3 Bubble Teas, Bloomsbury YA, Contemporary, Ellen Hagan, Renée Watson, Review, Young Adult

Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan

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Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan

Published by Bloomsbury YA on February 12th, 2019

Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary

Pages: 400

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“Watch us shut it down. Watch us break it loose. Watch us rise.”


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5 Bubble Teas, HarperCollins Publishers, Mystery, Peter Swanson, Review, Thriller

The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

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The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

Published by Harper Collins Publishers on February 3rd, 2015

Genres: Thriller, Mystery

Pages: 311

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“Everyone dies. What difference does it make if a few bad apples get pushed along a little sooner than God intended?” 


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