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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    #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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    #15 - May 2017 Book News & Author Lang Leav

    Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for May 2017 including new releases, book deals, and an interview with Lang Leav, author of the upcoming novel, Sad Girls

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    #13 - March 2017 Book News

    Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for April 2017 including new releases, book deals, and the Asian American authors who have been nominated for upcoming international book awards!

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    #11 - March 2017 Book News & Author Thi Bui

    Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for March 2017 including new releases, book deals, and an interview with Thi Bui, author and illustrator of the graphic novel/memoir, The Best We Could Do

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    #9 - February 2017 Book News & Gauri Manglik from Kitaab World

    Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for February 2017 including new releases, book deals, and an interview with Gauri Manglik, co-founder of kitaabworld.com, an independent online bookstore focused on the discovery and distribution of South Asian childrens' books, toys and games. We talk to Gauri about her bookstore, representation, and their current ongoing campaign "Counter Islamophobia Through Stories"

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    #7 - January 2017 Book News

    Books & Boba highlights the latest news in Asian American literature for January 2017 including new releases, book deals, and hot topics.

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