Tag Archives: Asian-American

Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh

Here’s a super-creepy book by We Need Diverse Books founder Ellen Oh for those who want to hang on to that Halloween feeling. Or maybe just like reading stories of haunted houses. Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh. HarperCollins, 2017. Harper … Continue reading

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Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee

More action-oriented historical fiction from the author of Under a Painted Sky. Outrun the Moon by Stacey Lee. Narrated by Emily Woo Zeller. Print from Putnam, 2016. Audio from Tantor Audio. It’s San Francisco in 1906.  Our story starts on a … Continue reading

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Always and Forever, Lara Jean

It’s always disorienting coming back to blogging from vacation, but here I am, with another simultaneously light and weighty book by Jenny Han, the closing book in the series that started with To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Always and … Continue reading

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The Sun is Also a Star

My memory is a little fuzzy as to why I picked this up – but I am a sucker for a good teen romance, and this adds to my #OwnVoices goals as well. The Sun is Also a Star by … Continue reading

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Asian-American Graphic Novels 2

Three years ago, I did a display in the library and a post here about Asian-American Graphic Novels.  This year felt like time for an update!  Just a few notes – this list was originally started around a core bibliography … Continue reading

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The Firefly Code

It was a little jarring after two years on the Round One panel for the Cybils Middle Grade Speculative Fiction to find that I had read only half of the finalists.  Here’s one that I had read, thanks to Brandy … Continue reading

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Inside Out & Back Again

Thanhha Lai’s beautiful novel-in-verse tells the story of a girl’s journey from Vietnam to America. Continue reading

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To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before & P.S. I Still Love You

Jenny Han’s hit books have a heady mix of relationships romantic and not, ethical dilemmas, trouble and hilarity. I was very excited to read just last week that Han is writing a new one. Continue reading

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Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell

Do you love Rainbow Rowell as much as I do?  I thought I’d read everything she’d written – until Kate at Mom’s Radius posted about this one, a novella written especially for World Book Day in the UK.  Happily, she’d … Continue reading

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Under a Painted Sky

I know, it’s almost June, and here I am still working on my Top 10 2015 Releases I Didn’t Get To.   Once again, though, this cross-dressing adventure was worth the wait. Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee. G.P. Putnam’s … Continue reading

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