You Should Read: Books by Asian Authors!

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By Kelly Hager, Julia Hall, Rachael Hall, Kelly Hager, Julia Hall, and Rachael Hall. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Hi, Should-Heads! We're so excited to talk about Asian authors this week and it's a lot of great books over multiple genres. We've got some amazing books to share and we'd love to hear any recommendations you have for us!

Links mentioned in this episode:
Learn more about Stop Asian Hate! and donate or get involved here: https://stopaapihate.org/actnow/

LeVar Burton book club: https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/levar-burton-launches-book-club-james-baldwin-77630800

Jodi Picoult musical: https://www.jodipicoult.com/breathe.html and get tickets to stream it here: https://overture.plus/patron/breathe?ref=JPwebw

While Justice Sleeps TV show: https://variety.com/2021/tv/people-news/stacey-abrams-while-justice-sleeps-series-1234970687/

Currently Reading:
Julia: One Last Stop (Casey McQuiston) and That Summer (Jennifer Weiner)
Kelly: It Happened One Summer (Tessa Bailey) and The Anthropocene Reviewed (John Green)
Rachael: One Last Stop (Casey McQuiston) and The Poppy War (R.F. Kuang)

Recent Acquisitions:

Julia: That Summer (Jennifer Weiner) and Faye, Faraway (Helen Fisher)
Kelly: That Summer (Jennifer Weiner), While Justice Sleeps (Stacey Abrams) and It Happened One Summer (Tessa Bailey)
Rachael: That Summer (Jennifer Weiner) and While Justice Sleeps (Stacey Abrams)

Books mentioned in this episode:

Julia: White Ivy (Susie Yang), If You See Me, Don't Say Hi (Neel Patel) and Here and Now and Then (Mike Chen)

Kelly: Ten Things I Hate About Pinky (Sandhya Menon), Meet Cute Diary (Emery Lee) and Arsenic and Adobo (Mia P. Manansala)

Rachael: The Ones We're Meant to Find (Joan He), Pachinko (Min Jin Lee) and Anna K and Anna K Away (both by Jenny Lee).

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Don't forget about our next book club! We're discussing Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers on June 8! You won't want to miss it--and one of our favorite guests is coming back to discuss it with us!

Rachael Reads on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHYcyAEteFiL-sLHZVLX6nw
Kelly's blog: https://kellyvision.wordpress.com

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