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Books and Boba

HappyEcstatic Media

Books & Boba is a book club dedicated to books written by Asian and Asian American authors. We cover a wide range of genres including contemporary, historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy, YA, nonfiction, thrillers, graphic novels, and memoirs.
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We chat with author Suzanne Park about her latest novel Loathe at First Sight, an enemies to lovers workplace rom com taking place in the toxic world of the video game industry. We chat with Suzanne about her inspirations for the story, toxic corporate culture, southern food, and more.

Follow Suzanne at @suzannepark and pick up Loathe at First Sight at your favorite bookseller!

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The Books & Boba August 2020 pick is The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

This podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective

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On this episode, we chat with author Supriya Kelkar about her new book American as Paneer Pie! We chat with Supriya about Desi representation in her story and she also shares with us her journey on becoming an author by way of Bollywood!

Follow Supriya at @supriyakelkar_ and pick up American as Paneer Pie at your favorite bookseller!

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The Books & Boba August 2020 pick is The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

This podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective

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With summer in full swing, it's time for another mid-month news roundup. We go over the latest book and publishing news in Asian American literature for August 2020.

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The Books & Boba August 2020 pick is The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

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On this episode, we discuss our July 2020 pick is The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey. A cozy murder mystery set in 1920's Bombay (current day Mumbai), The Widows of Malabar Hill marks the debut of our new favorite investigator, Perveen Mistry, the first woman lawyer in India, she uses the power of the law and her investigative ability to suss out lies and contradiction to seek justice for her clients.

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The Books & Boba August 2020 pick is The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

This podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective

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On this episode, we chat with debut author Julie Abe about her new book Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch (on sale now)! Julie shares with us about her journey to becoming a published author, her inspirations behind the magical world of Eva Evergreen, and more!

Follow Julie at @JulieAbeBooks and pick up Eva Evergreen, Semi-Magical Witch at your favorite bookseller!

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The Books & Boba August 2020 pick is The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo

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On this episode, we discuss our August 2020 pick is The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo . An Asian-inspired fantasy novella about an exiled empress and the handmaiden who supports her struggle to regain her power that packs an impressive amount of story despite it's short length.

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The Books & Boba September 2020 pick is Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong

This podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective

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