• Forgotten Country

    By Catherine Chung

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    Janie embarks on a mission to find her sister and discover the truth behind her family’s silence. To do so, she must confront the family’s history. This story weaves Korean folklore into a modern narrative of immigration and identity.

  • The Best We Could Do

    By Thi Bui

    B Bui

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    A poignant graphic novel that portrays a family’s journey from war-town Vietnam.

  • The Downstairs Girl

    By Stacey Lee

    YA Lee

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    By day, Jo Kuan works as a maid for the cruel daughter of a wealthy man in Atlanta, but by night she moonlights as a newspaper advice columnist, “Dear Miss Sweetie.” Read as she struggles with society’s outlook on race and gender and contemplates stepping into the light.

  • Girls Burn Brighter

    By Shobha Rao

    Fic Rao, Q Rao

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    Poornima and Savitha are two poor and ambitious young women. When an act of cruelty drives Savitha away, Poornima leaves behind everything and delves into Indian’s underworld to find her friend.

  • All You Can Ever Know

    By Nicole Chung

    B Chun, QB Chun, CD B Chun

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    Nicole Chung tells her own personal search for the Korean parents who gave her up which coincides with the birth of her own child.  The story explores prejudice, family, and painful secrets of the past.

  • Pachinko

    By Min Jin Lee

    Fic Lee, Q Lee, CD Fic Lee

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    In the early 1900s Sunja falls in love with a wealthy stranger.  Pregnant with his child, she finds he is already married and runs off instead with a minister on his way to Japan.  She leaves behind her home and sets off a powerful saga that will last generations.

  • Little Fires Everywhere

    By Celeste Ng

    Fic Ng, Q Ng, CD Fic Ng

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    Celeste Ng returns with a riveting novel about the picture-perfect Richardson family, two women that live under their roofs, and the custody battle over a Chinese-American baby that dramatically divides the entire town.

  • The Astonishing Color of After

    By Emily X.R. Pan

    YA Pan, CD YA Pan

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    Leigh Chen Sanders believes firmly that when her mother died by suicide she turned into a bird.  She travels to Taiwan to meet her maternal grandparents and this bird, struggling to reconcile her grief.

  • Marriage of a Thousand Lies

    By S.J. Sindu

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    Lakshmi, who goes by Lucky, is an unemployed millennial program and both her and her husband are secretly gay.  Explore as Lucky struggles with her family and tried to liberate an old lover from an arranged marriage.

  • Severance

    By Ling Ma

    Fic Ma

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    Candace Chen is a millennial office drone mourning the loss of her Chinese immigrant parents. She’s so enraptured in routine that she barely notices the plague that sweeps New York and leaves her alone to photographs the eerie remnants of the city and make new friends.

  • Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

    By Balli Kaur Jaswal

    Fic Jasw

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    Nikki takes a job teaching “creative writing” at the community center in the heart of London’s Punjabi community and all of her classmates are Sikh widows interested in learning English. Eager to liberate these women, Nikki encourages their sharing of sexy English stories but must be cautious of the conservative young men known as the Brotherhood.

  • On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

    By Ocean Vuong

    Fic Vuon

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    This moving novel is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read.  It unearths the family history in Vietnam and explores race, class, and masculinity.  An absolute must-read.