Jameela Mirza has just been named features editor of her middle school newspaper—quite the honor for a seventh grader.
Well readers, another year has gone by and goodness, what a year it’s been. With most of our regular day-to-day activities now confined to our homes, escapism took on a whole new meaning. So here are my top 10 reads (in no particular order) that helped me — and hopefully, you — take a break from the reality that was 2020.
Lana Lee is back and she’s got a full plate. She’s still running her family’s Chinese restaurant in Asia Village in Cleveland, which is challenging at best.
For over 40 years, Bruce and Ju-Chan Fulton have been bringing vital works of Korean language fiction and nonfiction to the English-speaking world.
At her school, Genie Lo is just one of many overachieving Ivy League hopefuls.
For bookworms in search of new reading material, Gold House is here.
anessa Yu has always been able to see people’s fortunes and misfortunes in tea leaves. It’s a gift she never asked for, a gift she never wanted. And when she sees death for the first time—following an unfortunate appointment with a matchmaker—it’s a gift she desperately wants to get rid of, but she’ll settle for controlling it. Otherwise, how can she truly live?
By Samantha Pak Northwest Asian Weekly Haunted Heroine By Sarah Kuhn DAW, 2020 Team Tanaka/Jupiter is back and their membership is growing. Evie, the Tanaka half of the superheroine duo, has just found out she’s pregnant and everyone is thrilled about the group’s newest addition. And Evie is too. Really. But she also can’t help […]
Ji Lin, a smart and ambitious dressmaker’s apprentice, has been moonlighting as a dancehall girl to help pay off her mother’s mahjong debts.
Mai Le is a California girl through and through and with school out, she can’t wait to spend the summer on the beach with her best friend, Montana.