The Downstairs Girl


      The Downstairs Girl
By 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. Best Download The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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 perks of being able to nap during the day, and it was easier than moving to Spain She plays classical piano, raises children, and writes YA fiction.

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  • Hardcover
  • 374 pages
  • The Downstairs Girl
  • Stacey Lee
  • English
  • 23 August 2017

10 thoughts on “ The Downstairs Girl

  1. says:

    Reasons to live 1 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 night, secretly turns over ideas about race and gender for a newspaper advice column

  2. says:

    Five shining, rebellious, upstanding, remarkable, powerful, emotional stars I loved this book because it s about two things that I love the most Words and changing WORDS are the bridges provide connection between people WORDS could get your feet off the ground and give you the freedom to explain, express, educate yourself.WORDS are faster and powerful weapons, once you used them carelessly, it could even take for years to correct your mistake and you could never take them back.Words are the Five shining, rebellious, upstanding, remarkable, powerful, emotional stars I loved this book because it s about two things that I love the most Words and changing WORDS are the bridges provide connection between people WORDS could get your feet off the ground and give you the freedom to explain, express, educate yourself.WORDS are faster and powerful weapons, once you used them carelessly, it could even take for years to correct your mistake and you could never take them back.Words are the models, words are the tools, words are the boards, words are the nails They are chameleons which reflect the color of the environment.3 things got my hands glued to this book Those harsh, direct, honest, consisted of truly poured out feelings and opinions seeking out only but only freedom, equality were imprinted on my mind A woman character daily a maid and nightly a column writer who is brave enough writing a...

  3. says:

    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 that absolutely popped off the page and claimed her rightful place as the heroine of this book I live for these types of characters with personality, strength, ambition and a desire for change Jo hasn t had it easy at all but she s working hard to support herself, survive and make something of herself Historical Fiction is a 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 that absolutely popped off the page and claimed her rightful place as the heroine of this book I live for these types of characters with personality, strength, ambition and a desire for change Jo hasn t had it easy at all but she s working hard to support herself, survive and make something of herself Historical Fiction is a hit or miss for me, because it can beboring than watching a hamster go about its day Since I once had one I can tell you it s very, very boring Luckily instead of incorporating every historical element possible in her story, Stacey Lee discussed key subjects tha...

  4. says:

    5 5The tricky thing about giving opinions is that sometimes they cost youthan you wanted to spendI think it is safe to say that The Downstairs Girl is one of my favorite books of 2019 I first heard about it thanks to Booktube and quickly became obsessed with getting my own copy as soon as it would be released Well, it did not disappoint and I really recommend that all of you pick it up because it is absolutely amazing Last year in college I had a class about the History of 5 5The tricky thing about giving opinions is that sometimes they cost youthan you wanted to spendI think it is safe to say that The Downstairs Girl is one of my favorite books of 2019 I first heard about it thanks to Booktube and quickly became obsessed with getting my own copy as soon as it would be released Well, it did not disappoint and I really recommend that all of you pick it up because it is absolutely amazing Last year in college I had a class about the History of feminism and it was truly interesting to see quite a lot of elements I had studied in this book the bicycle being revolutionary for example as a way for women to express their freedom I keep saying I really enjoy reading Historical Fiction but I kno...

  5. says:

    What a delight.

  6. says:

    4 5starsI 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 muchon herself and her fam than a boy, and it was very interesting reading about a problem in history I ve read many times before segregation and racism in America but from a different side our main character is a Chinese American and discusses the differences in treatment 4 5starsI 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 ...

  7. says:

    The Downstairs Girl is a historical YA novel, set in Atlanta Georgia, in the late 1800 s.Jo Kuan, a seventeen year old Chinese American is living in a basement,like an underground tunnel built by abolitionist beneath the local newspaper printer shop She was a wonderful character, relatable, genuine, smart, with a fascinating backstory The way she tackled each day, how she overcame new hurdles, and followed her own path was rather uplifting She had a clear view of how things were, but The Downstairs Girl is a historical YA ...

  8. says:

    4 starsTheir words comforted me on many a lonely night and made me feel like part of a familyThe Downstairs Girl is a compelling and poignant novel that follows seventeen year old Jo Kuan, a Chinese American living in 1890s Atlanta.The story explores the way in which Jo, alongside other Chinese Americans, are virtually unseen by their society, a society which sees only in terms of black and white Jo is constantly reminded by the people around her that she isn t a real American Being 4 starsTheir words comforted me on many a lonely night and made me feel like part of a familyThe Downstairs Girl is a compelling and poignant novel that follows seventeen year old Jo Kuan, a Chinese American living in 1890s Atlanta.The story explores the way in which Jo, alongside other Chinese Americans, are virtually unseen by their society, a society which sees only in terms of black and white Jo is constantly reminded by the people around her that she isn t a real Amer...

  9. says:

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

  10. says:

    flails I NEED THIS IMMEDIATELY.

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