THE SURPRISING POWER OF A GOOD DUMPLING by Wai Chim

SPOILER FREE! Genre: Young Adult - ContemporaryTarget Audience: 12+Rating: A+ (96%)Goodreads Rating: 5/5 There's no surprise that this book was the winner of the 2020 Australian Independent Booksellers Indie Book Award Nominee for Young Adult. It's such an amazing book! When I read this book, I wasn't expecting a serious, mental health focused novel that... Continue Reading →

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"We are not broken things, neither of us. We are cracked pottery mended with laquer and flakes of gold, whole as we are, complete unto each other. Complete and worthy and so very loved." — Mackenzi Lee, The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue

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“The problem with people is they forget that most of the time it's the small things that count.” ― Jennifer Niven, All the Bright Places

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“I'll fight when needed, revel when there's an occasion, mourn when there is grief and die if my time comes...But I will not let anyone use me against my will.” ― Christopher Paolini, Eragon

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“"I value other traits above an affinity for torture and power over those weaker than oneself. I value brilliant minds, honest souls, and those with long endurance. I forge relationships based on trust and mutual respect, not fear and control.” ― Tricia Levenseller, The Daughter of the Pirate King 

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“I don’t think it’s overstating it to say that my religion of choice became VHS rentals, and that its messages came in Technicolor and musical montages and fades and jump cuts and silver-screen legends and B-movie nobodies and villains to root for and good guys to hate. But Ruth was wrong, too. There was more... Continue Reading →

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