• Land of Big Numbers

    Land of Big Numbers

    Chen, Te-Ping

    Keen psychological realism and haunting absurdist fables combine to provide a rich, subtle window on the poignancy of life in contemporary China, in this arresting story collection.

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  • The Tenth Muse

    The Tenth Muse

    Chung, Catherine

    Brilliant mathematician Katherine, a rare female among MIT graduate students in the 1960's, delves into the unsolved riddle of her mixed-race parentage, and the perplexing equation of her othering.

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  • House of Many Gods

    House of Many Gods

    Davenport, Kiana

    When troubled Russian filmmaker Nikolai arrives in on Kauai, Dr. Ana Kapakahi finds her world expanding into new emotional territory, even as her once remote island home is threatened from without.

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  • Burnt Sugar

    Burnt Sugar

    Doshi, Avni

    How can Antara cope with her mother Tara's advancing memory loss, especially when Tara has willfully forgotten her so many times before? A delectably bitter novel of inseverable ties to a poisonous parent.

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  • Once Were Warriors

    Once Were Warriors

    Duff, Alan

    Bethe Heke struggles to find her way forward out of the desperation, despair and poverty of her urban Maori upbringing, and to reconnect with Indigenous traditions that seem lost in the past.

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  • Moments Like This

    Moments Like This

    Gomez, Anna/ Polaha, Kristoffer

    This multicultural romance between a vulnerable woman fleeing to the Islands after a bad breakup on the mainland, and a surfing instructor harboring a dark secret is as warm and breezy as the Tradewinds blowing through the palms.

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  • Block Seventeen

    Block Seventeen

    Guthrie, Kimiko

    Akiko wrestles with the ghosts of her heritage, as echoes of her estranged mother's Internment are echoed in contemporary racial profiling by the TSA, while our projected social media identities obscure more than they reveal.

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  • The Mermaid From Jeju

    The Mermaid From Jeju

    Hahn, Sumi

    Nothing in her girlhood as one of the renowned free-divers off Jeju island off the coast of Korea could have prepared Junja for the coming of the Americans, or the remarkable odyssey of survival and thriving that would take her across the globe.

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  • Nights When Nothing Happened

    Nights When Nothing Happened

    Han, Simon

    The Cheng family find their already tenuous hold on suburban respectability in Plano, Texas weakening amidst a tragic misunderstanding, innocently instigated by their own sleepwalking daughter.

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  • The Resisters

    The Resisters

    Jen, Gish

    This sly and hauntingly familiar dystopian novel depicts a world in which sports offer a rare opportunity for the darker-skinned "surplus" people to succeed in a world ruled by the "netted" white elite.

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