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Dear Miss Sweetie From the founding member of We Need Diverse Books comes a powerful novel about identity betrayal and the meaning of familyBy day seventeen year old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the cruel daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta But by night Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column for the genteel Southern lady Dear Miss Sweetie When her column becomes wildly popular she uses the power of the pen to address some of society's ills but she's not prepared for the backlash that follows when her column challenges fixed ideas about race and gender While her opponents clamor to uncover the secret identity of Miss Sweetie a mysterious letter sets Jo off on a search for her own past and the parents who abandoned her as a baby But when her efforts put her in the crosshairs of Atlanta's most notorious criminal Jo must decide whether she a girl used to living in the shadows is ready to step into the light With prose that is witty insightful and at times heartbreaking Stacey Lee masterfully crafts an extraordinary social drama set in the New South

About the Author: Stacey Lee

Stacey Lee is a fourth generation Chinese American whose people came to California during the heydays of the cowboys She believes she still has a bit of cowboy dust in her soul A native of southern California she graduated from UCLA then got her law degree at UC Davis King Hall After practicing law in the Silicon Valley for several years she finally took up the pen because she wanted the perk

10 thoughts on “Dear Miss Sweetie

  1. says:

    I like the ideas behind this book and the messages it presents for young girls by showing an Asian woman challenging gender and racial issues

  2. says:

    Reasons to live1 This historical fiction about a badass girl journalist who by day works as maid for the daughter of the wealthiest man in town and by

  3. says:

    Five shining rebellious upstanding remarkable powerful emotional starsI loved this book because it’s about two things that I love the most Words and changingW

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    After reading a book with protagonists that did not inspire any reaction in me but one of absolute indifference it felt almost magical to read a story with a character t

  5. says:

    55 ⭐ The tricky thing about giving opinions is that sometimes they cost you than you wanted to spend I think it is safe to say that The Downstairs Girl is one of my favorite

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    The Downstairs Girl is a historical YA novel set in Atlanta Georgia in the late 1800'sJo Kuan a seventeen year old Chinese American is living in a basement like an underground tunnel built by abo

  8. says:

    45starsI really liked this This was a book I was highly anticipating this year and it did not disappoint The writing was good the plot was interesting there was hardly a romance and the character focused m

  9. says:

    I absolutely adored this

  10. says:

    this is the type of badass journalist girl historical fiction I'm here for

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