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Luck of the Titanic
Luck of the Titanic | Stacey Lee
From the critically-acclaimed author of The Downstairs Girl comes the richly imagined story of Valora and Jamie Luck, twin British-Chinese acrobats traveling aboard the Titanic on its ill-fated maiden voyage. Southampton, 1912: Seventeen-year-old British-Chinese Valora Luck has quit her job and smuggled herself aboard the Titanic with two goals in mind: to reunite with her twin brother Jamie--her only family now that both their parents are dead--and to convince a part-owner of the Ringling Brothers Circus to take the twins on as acrobats. Quick-thinking Val talks her way into opulent first-class accommodations and finds Jamie with a group of fellow Chinese laborers in third class. But in the rigidly stratified world of the luxury liner, Val's ruse can only last so long, and after two long years apart, it's unclear if Jamie even wants the life Val proposes. Then, one moonless night in the North Atlantic, the unthinkable happens--the supposedly unsinkable ship is dealt a fatal blow--and Val and her companions suddenly find themselves in a race to survive. Stacey Lee, master of historical fiction, brings a fresh perspective to an infamous tragedy, loosely inspired by the recently uncovered account of six Titanic survivors of Chinese descent.
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Kerrbearlib
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Current audiobook

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LitsyEvents
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Reposting for @TheBookHippie #SundayBuddyRead for March

Schedule will be posted later.

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TheBookHippie
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MARCH #SUNDAYBUDDYREAD

We read The Downstairs Girl by this author and loved it. YA choice.

Everyone welcome !

Will post reading schedule soon. 🚢

Kdgordon88 Looking forward to this one! 21h
vlwelser I read this before you posted the list for this year. I loved it. This may be one of a very short list of authors that could convince me to read a book set on the Titanic. 21h
rubyslippersreads I‘m fascinated by all things Titanic, so I‘ll definitely be joining this one. 21h
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TheBookHippie @vlwelser I got a book sleeve the author sewed -so exciting -I‘ve been saving it we all loved her other book so much. 21h
vlwelser I think we need to see this book sleeve. 😍 21h
TheBookHippie @Kdgordon88 I am too!! I love her writing! 20h
TheBookHippie @vlwelser I'll post it after school! It's glitzy ! So fun! 20h
kspenmoll So excited! First I have heard of this book- loved her previous one we read. 12h
TheBookHippie @kspenmoll Me too I am excited for this. 11h
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Every year on Christmas Eve, my daughter and I exchange books that we pick for each other. This year's book from her is "Luck of the Titanic". I have always been fascinated by the Titanic, so I'm super excited to give this book a try.

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TheBookHippie
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Sargar114 Good find @Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick. Thanks for sharing @TheBookHippie it‘s also 2.99 on Apple Books Yay! 2mo
TheBookHippie @Sargar114 🎉🎉🎉🎉 2mo
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Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick
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March's #sundaybuddyread book is on sale for Kindle today. I'm ready!

@TheBookHippie

AmyG Thanks 2mo
TheBookHippie Yes!!!!!! Thx!!! 2mo
Kdgordon88 Yay! Thank you! 2mo
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kera_11
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This book is one of the best portrayals of twins that I‘ve come across. To feel such sameness with someone & also crave difference. Unwavering companionship & the need for independence. I could not relax for a second of this book bc I knew what was coming. As a twin, the ending of this book was nothing but utter pain. Loved the historical fiction & giving a voice to the Chinese passengers who were ignored in the aftermath of the tragedy

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Amie
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Teen historical fiction. Very good.

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nitalibrarian
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Valora sneaks onto the Titanic. She knows her brother, Jamie, is on board. They are biracial, their mother white and English and their father Chinese. I was never able to fully relax reading this book because I knew what awful thing was going to happen. Great characters. Valora is very determined. There were very few Chinese on the ship as they were not allowed in the U.S. at the time. The characters deal with a lot of racism in this book.

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Charityann
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Currently reading! 📖😊

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abookishbutterfly
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Secondhand book haul from my local indie bookstore.

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This thrilling YA, historical novel tells the story of Valora and Jamie Luck, twin British Chinese acrobats traveling aboard the Titanic on its ill-fated maiden voyage.

After reading The Downstairs Girl, I added all of Stacey Lee‘s novels to my TBR — no disappointments yet.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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kissmehardy
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WHAT THE HELL, STACEY LEE?? #historicalfiction #PAIN

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Manoshgirl51
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Newest video is live on my Youtube! Sorry for not being as active, I plan on reversing that starting this month :) keep your eyes peeled for new reviews ❤️

https://youtu.be/ajfhW4Qnt3c

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GerardtheBookworm
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A cultural historical fiction. Valora Luck and her twin brother stowaway aboard the ill-fated ship for a better life in New York but tragedy awaits the unsuspecting siblings in this young adult novel inspired by real life events.

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SassenachTheBookWizard
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I adored Stacey's The Downstairs Girl so I can't wait to see what she's done with the Titanic

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Bold Valora Luck, a mixed-race British-Chinese acrobat, uses all her wits to stow away on the Titanic in the hopes of convincing her twin brother, a ship laborer, to revive their acrobatic duo act and win the recruitment of a famous circus owner. I didn‘t expect a happy ending, and yet I also didn‘t expect so much indomitable vivacity, tenacity, and even humor to fill the pages before the novel‘s heart-wrenching conclusion.🏮#mayreads2021

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vlwelser
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I loved this. I love this author. She may be one of the only authors I like enough to read a book about the Titanic. It's a gripping story. And I was impressed with the #audiobook.

#BookSpinBingo free space
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TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 7mo
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Emily92Bibliophile
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I‘m SOBBING. However, this is a story that needs to be told. This is a fictional account of the Titanic disaster, and the 6 Chinese persons- out of 8 who started the journey- who survived. Little is known about their stories, because, in the time of the Chinese Exclusion Act, those of Asian descent were vilified and treated abominably. ➡️ to read the rest of my review https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/4051770563

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Emily92Bibliophile
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First day of summer for me for a month and a half! For my Public Library course, I had to observe a Program. Did so with the Tweens ( animal Fuse Beads- so great !) and found out that the librarian during the 9 months of closure has done this to all the Teen books! So cool- might have to steal the idea for the high school !

Texreader That‘s awesome!! 8mo
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jenniferajanes
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I love Stacey Lee‘s writing, and I‘m a sucker for anything to do with the Titanic, but I‘m a little salty about the ending. It‘s about a sinking ship. I know. But still… 🚢 🌊 😭 📚 #Libby #ebook #Kindle

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Lovesbooks87
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Just realized today that I got BINGO BLACKOUT! Thank so much for hosting this fun challenge every month Sarah! Already thinking about my list for next month!

AmyG 🎉🙌🏻 8mo
Bookwormjillk Pride and Premeditation sounds fun! 8mo
TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!!! Fabulous month!!! 8mo
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BookishTrish
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I liked the characters and the story before the Titanic his the iceberg BUT found the use of figurative language distracting and the ending too drawn out. Loved the author‘s note.

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BookishTrish
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Not a ton of #audiostitching time this week but this is my read when I can find the time. I‘m enjoying it despite being pretty sure I don‘t need more Titanic stories in my life. Maybe I‘m wrong?

Texreader Love this!! 8mo
Hooked_on_books So cute! 8mo
rubyslippersreads I need to read this. And I *always* need more Titanic stories in my life. 😊 8mo
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CoverToCoverGirl That nose! 🙂 8mo
BookishTrish @rubyslippersreads You‘d definitely like it then! 8mo
Cazxxx That‘s amazing! I‘ve just begun my cross stitch journey and loving it although I‘m finding it hard to follow patterns, do you have any tips? 8mo
BookishTrish @Cazxxx I just started in January. I did a printed one first to get the hang of things. I find the counted patterns with blocks of colours easier to follow than those where the colours are more blended. What are you working on? I‘d love to see! 8mo
Cazxxx @BookishTrish ahh thank you 😊 I‘m working on a Russian doll at the moment which I‘m finding a bit easier than the first two I tried! I‘ll certainly post a pic when it‘s done 🥰 8mo
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Biracial twins travel on the Titanic to go to America and join the circus. I loved this, the optimism of Valora and the way the author showed how horribly anyone of Asian decent was treated on board. Even though I know the fate of the Titanic I was on the edge of my seat rooting for them and wanting to know what happened next. A great read!

LazyOwl Beautiful cover 😍 9mo
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mdemanatee
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Stacey Lee getting me to read disaster fiction. https://youtu.be/Cw5m1PD4iHU

rubyslippersreads Can‘t wait to read this one! 9mo
mdemanatee @rubyslippersreads She doesn't disappoint! 9mo
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nitalibrarian
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I got #bookmail today! My #botm books were delivered and I had pre-ordered this YA historical.

Tamra I‘m anxious to read Ariadne! 9mo
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SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime
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Another fantasic YA historical fiction book by Stacey Lee! I was not emotionally prepared for it...

Nute I just read The Downstairs Girl and realized that I have been missing out on a wonderful YA Author. I hope to read all of her books one day soon!🙂 9mo
SoManyBooksNotEnoughTime @Nute I loved The Downstairs Girl, so glad you enjoyed it too! I hope you enjoy her other books as well when you get to them 🙂 9mo
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