Emi

Name: Emi (She/Her/Hers)

Genres: Literary Fiction, Fantasy, YA

Favorite Books: Pachinko by Min Jin Lee, The Poppy War Trilogy by R.F. Kuang, The Magical Language of Others by E.J Koh, The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht, The Mushroom at the End of the World by Anna Tsing, A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki, Little Weirds by Jenny Slate, Why Fish Don't Exist by Lulu Miller, A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara, Graceling by Kristin Cashore, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

 

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Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984820389
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Published: One World - March 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • ONE OF TIME’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE • A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness


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Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781455563920
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 14th, 2017

A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle).


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At Night All Blood Is Black: A Novel Cover Image
By David Diop, Anna Moschovakis (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250800206
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Published: Picador - August 17th, 2021

*WINNER OF THE 2021 INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE*
*A BARACK OBAMA SUMMER READING LIST SELECTION*

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for fiction


"Astonishingly good."
—Lily Meyer, NPR
"So incantatory and visceral I don’t think I’ll ever forget it." Ali Smith, The Guardian | Best Books of 2020


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A Cruelty Special to Our Species: Poems Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062843708
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Published: Ecco - June 25th, 2019

A piercing debut collection of poems exploring gender, race, and violence from a sensational new talent


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The Priory of the Orange Tree Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781635570304
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 18th, 2020

The New York Times bestselling "epic feminist fantasy perfect for fans of Game of Thrones" (Bustle).

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY:
AMAZON (Top 100 Editors Picks and Science Fiction and Fantasy) * CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY * BOOKPAGE * AUTOSTRADDLE

A world divided.
A queendom without an heir.
An ancient enemy awakens.


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Circe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
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Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

"A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story," this #1 New York Times bestseller is "both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right" (Alexandra Alter, The New York Times).


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The Power Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316547604
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Published: Back Bay Books - January 8th, 2019

In this stunning bestseller praised as "our era's Handmaid's Tale," a fierce new power has emerged—and only women have it (Washington Post). 

In The Power, the world is a recognizable place: there's a rich Nigerian boy who lounges around the family pool; a foster kid whose religious parents hide their true nature; an ambitious


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The Heart Principle Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780451490841
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Published: Berkley - August 31st, 2021

A woman struggling with burnout learns to embrace the unexpected—and the man she enlists to help her—in this new New York Times bestselling romance by Helen Hoang.


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Today Tonight Tomorrow Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534440258
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

“Brilliant, hilarious, and oh-so-romantic.” —BuzzFeed
“Swoony, steamy.” —Entertainment Weekly

The Hating Game meets Booksmart by way of Morgan Matson in this unforgettable romantic comedy about two rival overachievers whose relationship completely transforms over the course of twenty-four hours.


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She Who Became the Sun Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250621801
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Published: Tor Books - July 20th, 2021

“Magnificent in every way."—Samantha Shannon, author of The Priory of the Orange Tree

"A dazzling new world of fate, war, love and betrayal."—Zen Cho, author of Black Water Sister

She Who Became the Sun reimagines the rise to power of the Ming Dynasty’s founding emperor.


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Piranesi Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781635577808
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 28th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller
Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction
World Fantasy Awards Finalist


The instant New York Times bestselling novel from the author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic book set in a dreamlike alternative reality.


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Iron Widow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735269934
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Published: Penguin Teen - September 21st, 2021

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

Pacific Rim
meets The Handmaid's Tale in this blend of Chinese history and mecha science fiction for YA readers.


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The Magical Language of Others: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951142278
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Published: Tin House Books - January 19th, 2021

Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award and the Washington State Book Award in Biography/Memoir

Named One of the Best Books by Asian American Writers by Oprah Daily


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How We Disappeared Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781335013941
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Published: Hanover Square Press - April 21st, 2020

LONGLISTED FOR THE WALTER SCOTT PRIZE

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 WOMEN'S PRIZE

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LIBRARY JOURNAL EMERGING STARS PICK


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The Memory Police: A Novel Cover Image
By Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911815
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Published: Vintage - July 28th, 2020

Finalist for the International Booker Prize and the National Book Award

A haunting Orwellian novel about the terrors of state surveillance, from the acclaimed author of The Housekeeper and the Professor.


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The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities into Soulful Practices Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062881823
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Published: HarperOne - June 15th, 2021

Casper ter Kuile, a Harvard Divinity School fellow and cohost of the popular Harry Potter and the Sacred Text podcast, explores how we can nourish our souls by transforming common, everyday practices—yoga, reading, walking the dog—into sacred rituals that can heal our crisis of social isolation and struggle to find purpose—a message we need mo


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The Mushroom at the End of the World: On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780691220550
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Published: Princeton University Press - June 8th, 2021

What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planet


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The Tiger's Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385343848
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 1st, 2011

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Spectacular . . . [Téa Obreht] spins a tale of such marvel and magic in a literary voice so enchanting that the mesmerized reader wants her never to stop.”—Entertainment Weekly 


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A Tale for the Time Being: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143124870
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Published: Penguin Books - December 31st, 2013

A brilliant, unforgettable novel from bestselling author Ruth Ozeki, author of The Book of Form and Emptiness

Finalist for the Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award

“A time being is someone who lives in time, and that means you, and me, and every one of us who is, or was, or ever will be.”


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Little Weirds Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316485364
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Published: Back Bay Books - November 24th, 2020

Step into Jenny Slate's wild imagination in this "magical" (Mindy Kaling), "delicious" (Amy Sedaris), and "poignant" (John Mulaney) New York Times bestseller about love, heartbreak, and being alive -- "this book is something new and wonderful" (George Saunders).

You may "know" Jenny Slate from her Netflix special, S


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Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501160349
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 6th, 2021

A Best Book of 2020: The Washington Post * NPR * Chicago Tribune * Smithsonian

A “remarkable” (Los Angeles Times), “seductive” (The Wall Street Journal) debut from the new cohost of Radiolab, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing t


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The Poppy War: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062662583
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 23rd, 2019

“I have no doubt this will end up being the best fantasy debut of the year [...] I have absolutely no doubt that [Kuang’s] name will be up there with the likes of Robin Hobb and N.K. Jemisin.” -- Booknest

A Library Journal, Paste Magazine, Vulture, BookBub, and ENTROPY Best Books pick!


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A Little Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780804172707
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Published: Anchor - January 26th, 2016

NATIONAL BESTSELLER A stunning “portrait of the enduring grace of friendship” (NPR) about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves. A masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century.


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Graceling (Graceling Realm) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780547258300
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Published: Clarion Books - September 7th, 2009

Enter the Graceling Realm with the beloved story that started it all, from New York Times best-selling author Kristin Cashore.

Katsa is a Graceling, one of the rare people born with an extreme skill. As niece of the king, she lived a life of privilege until the day her ability to kill a man with her bare hands revealed itself during a royal banquet.


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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780770436421
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Published: Hogarth - February 4th, 2014

New York Times Notable Book of the Year