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☕ Book Break ☕ | The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee

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I can’t recommend this historical young adult novel enough.


A 17-year-old Chinese American girl who works as a lady’s maid, moonlights as a columnist, Miss Sweetie, speaking her mind about the issues of the day. I absolutely adored Jo Kuan. She’s a complicated girl living in complicated times. 


The writing is elegant, although the tense and point of view took me a little while to ge

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