Asian American and Pacific Islander Fiction
Enjoy a variety of fiction from the past year penned by Asian American and Pacific Islander authors, selected by our librarians. (Created April 2022).
A Lowcountry Bride
Maya, a talented dress designer whose style is inspired by her Filipino and African American background, leaves New York to care for her father in Charleston, South Carolina and accepts a job at a local wedding gown shop only to find herself falling for the store’s owner.
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Spanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, an unforgettable cast of characters are united by their reckonings with the qualities that make us human--fear, love, shame, need, and loneliness.
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This extraordinary debut collection of short stories by a three-time Pushcart Prize winner follows Chinese women in both China and the United States who turn to signs and languages as they cross the alien landscapes of migration and motherhood.
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A forty-something mixed-race former model trying to reinvent herself, Elinor Hanson is offered a chance to write for a prestigious magazine that forces her to come to terms with the ghosts of her past and the tortured realities of a deeply divided America.
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Want more great AAPI Fiction? Check out last year's AAPI Fiction List, as well.View Want more great AAPI Fiction? Check out last year's AAPI Fiction List, as well.