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[Book Quote Tuesday] When Beauty Queens Resist

"Beauty Queens" by Libba Bray.

Myra here.

It is that time of the week again where we share a book quote that seemed particularly striking for us.

For the month of November, our book quote theme is: RESIST

While I have Libba Bray’s The Diviners and Rebel Angels, I was dismayed to discover that I do not yet own her Beauty Queens (Amazon | Book Depository). As most of you may know, I have a love-hate relationship with YA literature, but beauty queens who resist and who fight, I think I have to find this book, stat!

Have you read any of Libba Bray’s books yet?

Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

1 comment on “[Book Quote Tuesday] When Beauty Queens Resist

  1. Beauty Queens is so fun! I think you’ll like it.

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