Loveboat, Taipei (Loveboat, Taipei, #1)

16 February 2020 | By Abigail Hing Wen | Filed in: asia.

When eighteen year old Ever Wong s parents send her from Ohio to Taiwan to study Mandarin for the summer, she finds herself thrust among the very over achieving kids her parents have always wanted her to be, including Rick Woo, the Yale bound prodigy profiled in the Chinese newspapers since they

Seven Deadly Shadows

16 February 2020 | By Courtney Alameda | Filed in: asia.

Kira Fujikawa has always been a girl on the fringe Bullied by her peers and ignored by her parents, the only place Kira s ever felt at home is at her grandfather s Shinto shrine, where she trains to be a priestess But Kira s life is shattered on the night her family s shrine is attacked by a

The Magical Language of Others

16 February 2020 | By E. J. Koh | Filed in: asia.

The Magical Language of Others is a powerful and aching love story in letters, from mother to daughter After living in America for over a decade, Eun Ji Koh s parents return to South Korea for work, leaving fifteen year old Eun Ji and her brother behind in California Overnight, Eun Ji finds

Run Me to Earth

16 February 2020 | By Paul Yoon | Filed in: asia.

From award winning author Paul Yoon comes a beautiful, aching novel about three kids orphaned in 1960s Laos and how their destinies are entwined across decades, anointed by Hernan Diaz as one of those rare novels that stays with us to become a standard with which we measure other books Alisak,

Braised Pork

16 February 2020 | By An Yu | Filed in: asia.

One morning in autumn, Jia Jia walks into the bathroom of her Beijing apartment to find her husband with whom she had been breakfasting barely an hour before dead in the bathtub Next to him a piece of paper unfolds like the wings of a butterfly, and on it is an image that Jia Jia can t forget.

Low

16 February 2020 | By Jeet Thayil | Filed in: asia.

Ullis went to the bathroom and carefully unfolded the business card and placed it on the sink Then he rolled up a note and snorted the last of his wife s ashes Following the death of his wife, Dominic Ullis escapes to Bombay in search of oblivion and a dangerous new drug, Meow Meow So begins a

Ronin Island Vol. 1

16 February 2020 | By Greg Pak | Filed in: asia.

After a catastrophic event changes 19th century Japan, Korea, and China, two young soldiers must protect their peaceful island home from a warlord s oncoming forces and newly mutated creatures that threaten to destroy the world as they know it.After a mysterious attack devastates a great swath of

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

16 February 2020 | By Ocean Vuong | Filed in: asia.

Poet Ocean Vuong s debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling On Earth We re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter unearths a

Pachinko

16 February 2020 | By Min Jin Lee | Filed in: asia.

In the early 1900s, teenaged Sunja, the adored daughter of a crippled fisherman, falls for a wealthy stranger at the seashore near her home in Korea He promises her the world, but when she discovers she is pregnant and that her lover is married she refuses to be bought Instead, she accepts an

China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians, #2)

16 February 2020 | By Kevin Kwan | Filed in: asia.

Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians, is back with a wickedly funny new novel of social climbing, secret e mails, art world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu, engaged to marry Asia s most eligible bachelor, discovers her

The Storyteller's Secret

16 February 2020 | By Sejal Badani | Filed in: asia.

From the bestselling author of Trail of Broken Wings comes an epic story of the unrelenting force of love, the power of healing, and the invincible desire to dream Nothing prepares Jaya, a New York journalist, for the heartbreak of her third miscarriage and the slow unraveling of her marriage in

Rich People Problems (Crazy Rich Asians, #3)

16 February 2020 | By Kevin Kwan | Filed in: asia.

Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians and China Rich Girlfriend, is back with an uproarious new novel featuring a family driven by fortune, an ex wife driven psychotic with jealousy, a battle royal fought through couture gown sabotage, and the heir to one of Asia s greatest fortunes

Paper Wife

16 February 2020 | By Laila Ibrahim | Filed in: asia.

Southern China, 1923 Desperate to secure her future, Mei Ling s parents arrange a marriage to a widower in California To enter the country, she must pretend to be her husband s first wife a paper wife On the perilous voyage, Mei Ling takes an orphan girl named Siew under her wing Dreams of a

The Island of Sea Women

16 February 2020 | By Lisa See | Filed in: asia.

Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9781501154850 Set on the Korean island of Jeju, The Island of Sea Women follows Mi ja and Young sook, two girls from very different backgrounds, as they begin working in the sea with their village s all female diving collective Over many decades through the Japanese

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World

16 February 2020 | By Elif Shafak | Filed in: asia.

An intensely powerful new novel from the best selling author of The Bastard of Istanbul and Honour In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila s consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a tide receding from the shore Her brain cells, having run out of blood, were now

Loveboat, Taipei (Loveboat, Taipei, #1)

16 February 2020 | By Abigail Hing Wen | Filed in: asia.

When eighteen year old Ever Wong s parents send her from Ohio to Taiwan to study Mandarin for the summer, she finds herself thrust among the very over achieving kids her parents have always wanted her to be, including Rick Woo, the Yale bound prodigy profiled in the Chinese newspapers since they

Khi Tách Cà Phê Còn Chưa Nguội

16 February 2020 | By Toshikazu Kawaguchi | Filed in: asia.

What would you change if you could go back in time In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a caf which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for than one hundred years But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience the chance to travel back in time In Before the Coffee