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AAPI Month

May is Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month here in the United States! Check out these great selections by AAPI authors or centering around the Asia-Pacific Region!
  • 30 Things I Love about Myself

    Sanghani, Radhika
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    When Nina Mistry's life hits rock bottom, she decides to change her stars by falling in love...with herself--a hilarious, heartfelt story from outr...

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  • A Map for the Missing

    Tang, Belinda Huijuan
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    THIS ITEM IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ONLY AND WILL BE RELEASED ON 09 AUGUST 2022. An epic, mesmerizing debut novel set against a rapidly changing p...

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  • A Passage North

    Arudpragasam, Anuk
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    LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE - A young man journeys into Sri Lanka's war-torn north in this searing novel of longing, loss, and the legacy of wa...

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  • A Tale for the Time Being

    Ozeki, Ruth
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    A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki, author of The Book of Form and Emptiness "A time being is someone who lives i...

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  • A Tiny Upward Shove

    Chadburn, Melissa
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    A Tiny Upward Shove is inspired by Melissa Chadburn's Filipino heritage and its folklore, as it traces the too-short life of a young, cast-off woma...

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  • Afterparties

    So, Anthony Veasna
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    A vibrant story collection about Cambodian-American life--immersive and comic, yet unsparing--that offers profound insight into the intimacy of que...

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  • All That's Left Unsaid

    Lien, Tracey
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    THIS ITEM IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ONLY AND WILL BE RELEASED ON 13 SEPTEMBER 2022. For fans of Everything I Never Told You and The Mothers, a de...

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  • Amanat

    Batayeva, Zaure ; Fairweather-Vega, Shelley
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    Women's Writing from Kazakhstan An unprecedented collection of women's voices from the heart of Central Asia. A man is arrested for a single typo, ...

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  • Anna K

    Lee, Jenny
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    A  Love Story (Anna K, Book 1) Every happy teenage girl is the same, while every unhappy teenage girl is miserable in her own special way.Meet Anna...

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  • Anna K Away

    Lee, Jenny
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    Anna K, Book 2 It’s Crazy Rich Asians meets Gossip Girl! Anna K Away follows the fabulous cast of characters from Anna K over the course of the ne...

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  • Arsenic and Adobo

    Manansala, Mia P.
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    Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery, Book #1 The first book in a new culinary cozy series full of sharp humor and delectable dishes—one that might just be...

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  • Beasts of a Little Land

    Kim, Juhea
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    An epic story of love, war, and redemption set against the backdrop of the Korean independence movement, following the intertwined fates of a young...

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  • Beautiful Country

    Wang, Qian Julie
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    An incandescent memoir from an astonishing new talent, Beautiful Country puts readers in the shoes of an undocumented child living in poverty in th...

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  • Before the Coffee Gets Cold

    Kawaguchi, Toshikazu
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    If you could go back, who would you want to meet? In a small back alley of Tokyo, there is a café that has been serving carefully brewed coffee for...

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  • Black Water Sister

    Cho, Zen
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    A reluctant medium discovers the ties that bind can unleash a dangerous power in this compelling Malaysian-set contemporary fantasy.Jessamyn Teoh i...

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  • Blackmail and Bibingka

    Manansala, Mia P.
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    THIS ITEM IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ONLY AND WILL BE RELEASED ON 04 OCTOBER 2022. Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery, Book #3 When her long lost cousin ...

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  • Breasts and Eggs

    Kawakami, Mieko
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    Kawakami, who exploded into the cultural space first as a musician, then as a poet and popular blogger, and most importantly as a best-selling nove...

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  • Bronze Drum

    Nguyen, Phong
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    THIS ITEM IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ONLY AND WILL BE RELEASED ON 09 AUGUST 2022. A stunning novel of ancient Vietnam based on the true story of tw...

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  • Build Your House Around My Body

    Kupersmith, Violet
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    A century of Vietnam's history and folklore comes to life in this "brilliant, sweeping epic that swaps spirits and sheds time like snakeskin" (Paul...

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  • China Rich Girlfriend

    Kwan, Kevin
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    Crazy Rich Asians, Book #2 From the bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians (now a major motion picture) comes a deliciously fun story of family, ...

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  • China Room

    Sahota, Sunjeev
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    A transfixing novel about two unforgettable characters seeking to free themselves--one from the expectations of women in early 20th century Punjab,...

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  • Counterfeit

    Chen, Kirstin
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    For fans of Hustlers and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, the story of two Asian American women who band together to grow a counterfeit handb...

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  • Crazy Rich Asians

    Kwan, Kevin
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    Crazy Rich Asians, Book #1 A hilarious and heartwarming New York Times bestselling novel--the basis for the acclaimed major motion picture! When Ne...

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  • Crying in H Mart

    Zauner, Michelle
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    From the indie rockstar of Japanese Breakfast fame, and author of the viral 2018 New Yorker essay that shares the title of this book, an unflinchin...

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