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Real Americans: A novel By Rachel Khong Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593537251
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Published: Knopf - April 30th, 2024

A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • From the award-winning author of Goodbye, Vitamin: How far would you go to shape your own destiny? An exhilarating novel of American identity that spans three generations in one family and asks: What makes us who we are? And how inevitable are our futures?


Their Divine Fires: A Novel By Wendy Chen Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781643755151
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 7th, 2024

A captivating and intimate debut novel interwoven with folktale and myth, Wendy Chen’s Their Divine Fires tells the story of the love affairs of three generations of Chinese women across one hundred years of revolutions both political and personal.  

In 1917, at the dawn of the Chinese revolution, Yunhong is growing up in the southern china countryside and f


888 Love and the Divine Burden of Numbers: A Novel By Abraham Chang Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250910783
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 30th, 2024

Goodreads Editor's Pick • Publishers Weekly Author to Watch

"Packed with pop culture.... A beautifully tender and funny examination of love, of identity, of making your way in a world that is getting bigger and smaller at the same time.” —Kevin Wilson, bestselling author of Nothing to See Here

Love is a numbers game...


Lies and Weddings: A Novel By Kevin Kwan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385546294
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Published: Doubleday - May 21st, 2024

A TIME MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK • From the iconic internationally bestselling author of the Crazy Rich Asians trilogy: A forbidden affair erupts volcanically amid a decadent tropical wedding in this outrageous comedy of manners from the iconic author of Crazy Rich Asians.
 


The Return of Ellie Black: A Novel By Emiko Jean Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781668023938
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 7th, 2024

The Return of Ellie Black is a page-turning suspense novel, a shrewd character study, and a captivating mystery, all at the same time. The last fifty pages are magnetic.


Green Frog: Stories By Gina Chung Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593469361
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Published: Vintage - March 12th, 2024

From the author of Sea Change comes a short story collection that explores Korean American womanhood, bodies, animals, and transformation as a means of survival.


Crying in H Mart: A Memoir By Michelle Zauner Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984898951
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Published: Vintage - March 28th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the indie rock sensation known as Japanese Breakfast, an unforgettable memoir about family, food, grief, love, and growing up Korean American—“in losing her mother and cooking to bring her back to life, Zauner became herself” (NPR). • CELEBRATING OVER ONE YEAR ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST


The Swimmers: A novel (CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE WINNER) By Julie Otsuka Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593466629
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Published: Vintage - January 24th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE WINNER From the award-winning author of The Buddha in the Attic and When the Emperor Was Divine comes a novel that "starts as a catalogue of spoken and unspoken rules for swimmers at an aquatic center but unfolds into a powerful story of a mother’s dementia and her daughter’s love" (The Wa


The Magic Paintbrush By Kat Zhang, Eric Darnell, Phoebe Zhong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kat Zhang, Eric Darnell, Phoebe Zhong (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593179932
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2024

In this highly illustrated series launch, Amy, a Chinese American girl picks up an ancient paintbrush and unwittingly unleashes the power to make her art real—and sometimes dangerous. Perfect for fantasy readers who love Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor and Dragon Pearl series.


Gigi Shin Is Not a Nerd By Lyla Lee Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665939171
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Published: Aladdin - March 5th, 2024

This first book in a sparkling middle grade series giving a fresh take on The Baby-Sitters Club follows a young Korean American girl who starts a business with her best friends to support her artistic dreams.

Jiyoung “Gigi” Shin loves to create, from her zany outfits to self-executed haircuts.


Maybe It’s a Sign By E. L. Shen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374390778
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 23rd, 2024

An uplifting middle-grade novel about loss, luck . . . and deep-dish chocolate chip cookies—perfect for fans of King and the Dragonflies and The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise.


Continental Drifter By Kathy MacLeod Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250813749
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Published: First Second - April 2nd, 2024

“A fantastic story about the awkward feelings of being from neither here nor there."
—Dan Santat, National Book Award winner and author of A First Time for Everything


My Lost Freedom: A Japanese American World War II Story By George Takei, Michelle Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By George Takei, Michelle Lee (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593566350
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2024

A moving, beautifully illustrated true story for children ages 6 to 9 about growing up in Japanese American incarceration camps during World War II—from the iconic Star Trek actor, activist, and author of the New York Times bestselling graphic memoir They Called Us Enemy.


Made in Asian America: A History for Young People By Erika Lee, Christina Soontornvat Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063242937
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 30th, 2024

From three-time Newbery Honoree Christina Soontornvat and award-winning historian Erika Lee comes a middle grade nonfiction that shines a light on the generations of Asian Americans who have transformed the United States and who continue to shape what it means to be American.


On the Tip of a Wave: How Ai Weiwei's Art Is Changing the Tide By Joanna Ho, Catia Chien (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Catia Chien (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338715941
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Published: Orchard Books - October 31st, 2023

2023 CA Eureka!


Off With Their Heads By Zoe Hana Mikuta Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368099066
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Published: Disney Hyperion - April 23rd, 2024

Fans of Chloe Gong and Judy I. Lin will devour this Korean-inspired Alice in Wonderland retelling about two very wicked girls, forever bonded by blood and betrayal . . .


Kill Her Twice By Stacey Lee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593532041
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 23rd, 2024

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Downstairs Girl comes a YA murder mystery noir set in 1930s Los Angeles’s Chinatown.


Bite Me, Royce Taslim By Lauren Ho Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781368095358
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Published: Disney Hyperion - May 7th, 2024

Acclaimed author of Last Tang Standing and Lucie Yi is Not a Romantic in her YA debut: a sharp yet sweet rivals-to-romance romp through Kuala Lumpur—perfect for fans of Emiko Jean, Abigail Hing Wen, and Kat Cho.

Agnes Chan never expected to be the punchline of her own life . . .