Books and Boba
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This is a book club dedicated to books written by authors of Asian and Pacific Islander descent. We cover a wide range of genres including contemporary, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, YA, nonfiction, thrillers, graphic novels, and memoirs.

Every month, the hosts of the book club record a podcast episode to discuss the month's book. Members are strongly encouraged to share their thoughts on the monthly pick in the Goodreads forums.

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    #25 - September 2017 Book News

    Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for September 2017 including new releases, newsworthy stories, and book deals.

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    #24 - The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higoshino

    On this episode we discuss the Books & Boba Book Club pick for August 2017, The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino. A crime thriller from the popular Detective Galileo series from Japan. In a subversion of the mystery genre, the readers know the identity of the killer up front, and are instead treated to a game of wits between two geniuses, one expert investigator, and the other a master conspirator.

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    #23 - Talking Asian American Superheroes w/ Sarah Kuhn

    In this episode, we interview author Sarah Kuhn about her latest Asian American superhero novel, Heroine Worship, the sequel to Heroine Complex, the inaugural Books & Boba book club pick almost a year ago! We chat with Sarah about her new book, including her decision to swap narrators, her thoughts on strong female (and Asian) representation, and more!

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    #22 - August 2017 Book News

    Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for August 2017 including new releases, newsworthy stories, and book deals.

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    #20 - July 2017 Book News

    Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for July 2017 including new releases, newsworthy stories, and book deals

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    #18 - Chatting with Author Maurene Goo

    In this episode, we present our interview with author Maurene Goo of the new YA romantic comedy novel, "I Believe in a Thing Called Love," about an overachieving girl who tries to employ romantic lessons learned from watching Korean Dramas in real life. We chat about the new book, Maurene's writing process, and of course, Korean Dramas.

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    #17 - June 2017 Book News

    Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for June 2017 including new releases, newsworthy stories, book deals, and we make up for missing some major new releases in last month's episode.

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