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Finding My Voice Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781641291972
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Published: Soho Teen - December 1st, 2020

The groundbreaking Own Voices YA classic from Korean-American author Marie Myung-Ok Lee, reissued with a new foreword from Wicked Fox author Kat Cho.


Breasts and Eggs Cover Image
By Mieko Kawakami, Sam Bett (Translator), David Boyd (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781609456702
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Published: Europa Editions - March 23rd, 2021

A BEST BOOK OF 2020
TIME MagazineThe AtlanticBook RiotElectric LiteratureThe New York Times (Notable Book of the Year)

The story of three women by a writer hailed by Haruki Murakami as Japan's most important contemporary novelist, WINNER OF THE AKUTAGAWA PRIZE.


Miracle Creek: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250251305
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Published: Picador - April 7th, 2020

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

The “gripping… page-turner” (Time) hitting all the best of summer reading lists, Miracle Creek is perfect for book clubs and fans of Liane Moriarty and Celeste Ng


How far will you go to protect your family? Will you keep their secrets? Ignore their lies?


The Night Tiger: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250175465
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 7th, 2020

The Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A sumptuous garden maze of a novel that immerses readers in a complex, vanished world.” —Kirkus (starred review)


An utterly transporting novel set in 1930s colonial Malaysia, perfect for fans of Isabel Allende and Min Jin Lee


The Mountains Sing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643751351
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 16th, 2021

The International Bestseller
A New York Times Editors’ Choice Selection
A Winner of the 2020 Lannan Literary Awards Fellowship

"[An] absorbing, stirring novel . . .


My Year Abroad: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594634574
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A manifesto to happiness—the one found when you stop running from who you are.” –New York Times Book Review


It Began with a Page: How Gyo Fujikawa Drew the Way Cover Image
By Kyo Maclear, Julie Morstad (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062447623
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Published: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019

* 4 Starred Reviews *

* An Indie Next List Pick *

“Playful, bold, and, much like its subject, full of grace.” —Jillian Tamaki, Caldecott Honor winner for This One Summer


All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781948226370
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Published: Catapult - October 15th, 2019

This beloved national bestselling memoir is an extraordinary, honest, nuanced and compassionate look at adoption, race in America and families in general (Jasmine Guillory, Code Switch, NPR)


The Unpassing: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250619457
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Published: Picador - July 21st, 2020

Finalist for the 2019 NBCC John Leonard Prize for Best First Book. Shortlisted for the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize. One of Entertainment Weekly's 10 Best Debut Novels of 2019. Named one of the Best Books of 2019 by TIME, The Washington Post, and Esquire. A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice.


The Body Papers: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632060242
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Published: Restless Books - March 3rd, 2020

Winner of The Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, Grace Talusan’s critically acclaimed memoir The Body Papers, a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection, powerfully explores the fraught contours of her own life as a Filipino immigrant and survivor of cancer and childhood abuse.

Born in the Philippines, young Grace Talusan moves with her family t


Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982: A Novel Cover Image
By Cho Nam-Joo, Jamie Chang (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781631498671
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Published: Liveright - March 2nd, 2021

A New York Times Editors Choice Selection

A global sensation, Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982 “has become...a touchstone for a conversation around feminism and gender” (Sarah Shin, Guardian).


Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984820389
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Published: One World - March 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER - A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness

"Brilliant . . . To read this book is to become more human."--Claudia Rankine, author of Citizen


Likes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374191948
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 1st, 2020

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Library Journal, Electric Literature, The New York Public Library, PopMatters
A Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Story Prize

National Book Award finalist Sarah Shun-lien Bynum’s highly anticipated return weaves together like and unlike, mythic and modern


This Time Will Be Different Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062473455
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Published: HarperTeen - June 9th, 2020

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book * A 2020 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection

For fans of Jenny Han, Morgan Matson, and Sandhya Menon, critically acclaimed author Misa Sugiura delivers a richly crafted contemporary YA novel about family, community, and the importance of writing your own history.


Craft in the Real World: Rethinking Fiction Writing and Workshopping Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781948226806
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Published: Catapult - January 19th, 2021

This national bestseller is "a significant contribution to discussions of the art of fiction and a necessary challenge to received views about whose stories are told, how they are told and for whom they are intended" (Laila Lalami, The New York Times Book Review).


Everything Here Is Beautiful: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735221970
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Published: Penguin Books - January 15th, 2019

‟A tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters.” —Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere

“There's not a false note to be found, and everywhere there are nuggets to savor. Why did it have to end?” O Magazine


Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455563920
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 14th, 2017

A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle).


How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525537205
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES  NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2020 

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE


If I Had Your Face: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593129463
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 21st, 2020

A riveting debut novel set in contemporary Seoul, Korea, about four young women making their way in a world defined by impossible standards of beauty, after-hours room salons catering to wealthy men, ruthless social hierarchies, and K-pop mania
 


The Poppy War: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062662583
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 23rd, 2019

“I have no doubt this will end up being the best fantasy debut of the year [...] I have absolutely no doubt that [Kuang’s] name will be up there with the likes of Robin Hobb and N.K. Jemisin.” -- Booknest

A Library Journal, Paste Magazine, Vulture, BookBub, and ENTROPY Best Books of 2018 pick!


The Kiss Quotient Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780451490803
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Published: Berkley - June 5th, 2018

From the author of The Bride Test comes a romance novel hailed as one of The Washington Post’s 50 Notable Works of Fiction in 2018 and one of Amazon’s Top 100 Books of 2018!

“This is such a fun read and it's also quite original and sexy and sensitive.”—Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author


Kink: Stories Cover Image
By R.O. Kwon (Editor), Garth Greenwell (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781982110215
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 9th, 2021

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Kink is a groundbreaking anthology of literary short fiction exploring love and desire, BDSM, and interests across the sexual spectrum, edited by lauded writers R.O.


The Sympathizer: A Novel (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802124944
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Published: Grove Press - April 12th, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
Winner of the 2016 Edgar Award for Best First Novel
Winner of the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

" A] remarkable debut novel"--Philip Caputo, New York Times Book Review (cover review)


The Committed Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780802157065
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Published: Grove Press - March 2nd, 2021

The sequel to The Sympathizer, which won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and went on to sell over a million copies worldwide, The Committed tells the story of "the man of two minds" as he comes as a refugee to France and turns his hand to capitalism


Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250194718
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 21st, 2020

For anyone who has ever felt like they don't belong, Sigh, Gone shares an irreverent, funny, and moving tale of displacement and assimilation woven together with poignant themes from beloved works of classic literature.


Jade City (The Green Bone Saga #1) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316440882
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Published: Orbit - June 26th, 2018

In this World Fantasy Award-winning novel of magic and kungfu, four siblings battle rival clans for honor and power in an Asia-inspired fantasy metropolis. 

*Named one of TIME's Top 100 Fantasy Books Of All Time
​* World Fantasy Award for Best Novel, winner


Jade is the lifeblood of the island of Kekon.


Parachutes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062941084
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 26th, 2020

Speak enters the world of Gossip Girl in this modern immigrant story from New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang about two girls navigating wealth, power, friendship, and trauma.


Three Keys (A Front Desk Novel) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338591385
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 15th, 2020

The story of Mia and her family and friends at the Calivista Motel continues in this powerful, hilarious, and resonant sequel to the award-winning novel Front Desk.

Mia Tang thinks she's going to have the best year ever.


When the Sea Turned to Silver Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316125949
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 5th, 2017

This breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore, and is a companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon.


The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780679721888
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Published: Vintage - April 23rd, 1989

“A classic, for a reason” – Celeste Ng via Twitter


The Joy Luck Club: A Novel Cover Image
By Amy Tan
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143038092
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Published: Penguin Books - September 21st, 2006

The Joy Luck Club is one of my favorite books. From the moment I first started reading it, I knew it was going to be incredible. For me, it was one of those once-in-a-lifetime reading experiences that you cherish forever. It inspired me as a writer and still remains hugely inspirational.” —Kevin Kwan, author of Crazy Rich Asians


A Big Mooncake for Little Star Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316404488
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018

A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin
Pat, pat, pat...
Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.


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Last Night at the Telegraph Club Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525555254
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

"Proof of Malinda Lo's skill at creating darkly romantic tales of love in the face of danger."—O: The Oprah Magazine

"The queer romance we’ve been waiting for.”—Ms. Magazine

"Restrained yet luscious."—Sarah Waters, bestselling author of Tipping the Velvet 

A National Bestseller


Run Me to Earth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501154058
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 19th, 2021

From award-winning author Paul Yoon comes a “spellbinding” (The Washington Post) novel about three kids orphaned in 1960s Laos—and how their destinies are entwined across decades, anointed by Hernan Diaz as “one of those rare novels that stays with us to become a standard with which we measure other books.”

Alisak, Prany, and Noi—three orpha


Super Fake Love Song Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984812230
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

An NPR Book Concierge Pick of the Year

“The fun of this engrossing read is that underneath the slapstick lies a finely nuanced meditation on how we perform as ourselves.” —New York Times Book Review
 


Interior Chinatown: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307948472
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Published: Vintage - November 17th, 2020

2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"One of the funniest books of the year. . . . A delicious, ambitious Hollywood satire." —The Washington Post


A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143124870
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Published: Penguin Books - December 31st, 2013

A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki, author of The Book of Form and Emptiness

Finalist for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award

“A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.”


America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541672604
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Published: Basic Books - November 26th, 2019

This definitive history of American xenophobia is "essential reading for anyone who wants to build a more inclusive society." (Ibram X. Kendi, New York Times-bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist).

The United States is known as a nation of immigrants. But it is also a nation of xenophobia.


Heiress Apparently (Daughters of the Dynasty) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419749964
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Published: Amulet Books - December 1st, 2020

The first book in an epic and romantic YA series following the fictionalized descendants of the only officially recognized empress regent of China
 
Gemma Huang is a recent transplant to Los Angeles from Illinois, having abandoned plans for college to pursue a career in acting, much to the dismay of her parents.


The Bone Shard Daughter (The Drowning Empire #1) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316541428
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Published: Orbit - September 8th, 2020

"One of the best debut fantasy novels of the year." — BuzzFeed News
"An amazing start to a new trilogy." — Culturess
"It grabs you by the heart and the throat from the first pages and doesn't let go." — Sarah J.


The Hidden Girl and Other Stories Cover Image
By Ken Liu
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982134044
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - January 26th, 2021

“I know this is going to sound hyperbolic, but when I’m reading Ken Liu’s stories, I feel like I’m reading a once-in-a-generation talent.


I'm Waiting for You: And Other Stories Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062951465
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 6th, 2021

“Her fiction is a breath-taking piece of a cinematic art itself. Reminiscent of the world we experienced in Matrix, Inception, and Dark City, still it leads us to this entirely original structure, which is a ground-breaking, mystic literary and cinematic experience.


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Tokyo Ever After: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250766601
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 18th, 2021

A Most Anticipated Book (Marie Claire, Cosmpolitan, Entertainment Weekly, Good Morning America, Goodreads, Bustle, Publishers Weekly, BuzzFeed.com, and more)!


Why We Swim Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616207861
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 14th, 2020

A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Best Book of the Season: BuzzFeed * Bustle San Francisco Chronicle
A Best Book of the Year: NPR's Book ConciergeWashington Independent Review of Books

“A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water.


We Could Be Heroes Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780778331391
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Published: Mira Books - January 26th, 2021

The super hero book you need to read right now

"An enjoyable, exciting, and action-packed read... at its core, just fun." -Associated Press

An extraordinary and emotional adventure about unlikely friends and the power of choosing who you want to be.


Obit Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556595745
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 7th, 2020

The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2020

Time Magazine's 100 Must-Read Books of 2020

NPR's Best Books of 2020

National Book Award in Poetry, Longlist

Frank Sanchez Book Award


Know My Name: A Memoir Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735223721
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Published: Penguin Books - August 18th, 2020

Universally acclaimed, rapturously reviewed, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography, and an instant New York Times bestseller, Chanel Miller's breathtaking memoir "gives readers the privilege of knowing her not just as Emily Doe, but as Chanel Miller the writer, the artist, the survivor, the fighter." (The Wrap).


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She Who Became the Sun Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250621801
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Published: Tor Books - July 20th, 2021

Mulan meets The Song of Achilles in Shelley Parker-Chan's She Who Became the Sun, a bold, queer, and lyrical reimagining of the rise of the founding emperor of the Ming Dynasty from an amazing new voice in literary fantasy.

To possess the Mandate of Heaven, the female monk Zhu will do anything


“I refuse to be nothing…”


Severance: A Novel Cover Image
By Ling Ma
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250214997
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Published: Picador - May 7th, 2019

Maybe its the end of the world, but not for Candace Chen, a millennial, first-generation American and office drone meandering her way into adulthood in Ling Mas offbeat, wryly funny, apocalyptic satire, Severance.

"A stunning, audacious book with a fresh take on both office politics and what the apocalypse might bring." Michael Schaub, NPR.org


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