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FICTION / Asian American

  • Author:
    Eldridge, Tori
    Summary:

    After her sister is raped and murdered, Lily Wong dedicates her life and ninja skills to the protection of women. She has to hide her true self from her Hong Kong tiger mom, who is already disappointed at her less-than-feminine ways,...

  • Author:
    Chang, Janie
    Summary:

    China, 1937: When Japanese bombs begin falling on the city of Nanking, nineteen-year-old Hu Lian and her classmates are entrusted with a 500-year-old collection of Chinese myths and folklore known as the Library of Legends, and must...

  • Author:
    Kim, Nancy Jooyoun
    Summary:

    Margot Lee's mother isn't returning her calls. It's a mystery to twenty-six-year-old Margot, until she visits her childhood apartment in Koreatown and finds her mother dead under suspicious circumstances. The discovery...

  • Author:
    Kwan, Kevin
    Summary:

    A GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick! "Kevin Kwan's new book is his most decadent yet." — Entertainment Weekly The iconic author of the bestselling phenomenon Crazy Rich Asians returns with the glittering tale of a...

  • Author:
    Yu, Charles
    Summary:

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD! "One of the funniest books of the year ... a delicious, ambitious Hollywood satire." — The Washington Post From the infinitely inventive author of How to Live Safely in a Science...

  • Author:
    Cha, Frances
    Summary:

    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-...

  • Author:
    Zhang, C Pam.
    Summary:

    A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST FOR THE 2020 CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE NATIONAL BESTSELLER A NATIONAL BOOK FOUNDATION...

  • Author:
    Chang, K-Ming
    Summary:

    NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS’ CHOICE ; Three generations of Taiwanese American women are haunted by the myths of their homeland in this spellbinding, visceral debut about one family’s queer desires, violent impulses, and buried...

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