TBR List

Here are the books/works I am planning to review, sorted into books I’ve already read, books I want to read, and books requested from followers. Within each section, they are ordered alphabetically by author’s (or, for anthologies, editor’s) last name. Books by the same author are listed together under the author’s name.

Upcoming Reviews

  • Dao, Julie – Forest of a Thousand Lanterns
  • Kelly, Erin Entrada – The Land of Forgotten Girls; Hello, Universe
  • Perkins, Mitali – Open Mic
  • Riazi, Karuna – The Gauntlet
  • Rivera, Lilliam – The Education of Margot Sanchez
  • Tan, Susan – Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire
  • Zia, Farhana – Child of Spring

Already Read – Backlog

  • Abawi, Atia – The Secret Sky
  • Ahmed, Saladin – Throne of the Crescent Moon
  • Charaipotra, Sona & Dhonielle Clayton – Tiny Pretty Things, Shiny Broken Pieces
  • Chen, Justina – Girl Overboard, North of Beautiful, Return to Me, A Blind Spot for Boys
  • Chen, Pauline A. – Peiling and the Chicken-Fried Christmas
  • Cheng, Andrea – The Year of the Book, The Year of the Baby
  • Choo, Yangsze – The Ghost Bride
  • Chow, Jennifer J. – The 228 Legacy
  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee – Queen of Dreams
  • Fu, Kim – For Today I am a Boy
  • Gino, Alex – George
  • Goo, Maurene – Since You Asked…
  • Gregorio, I.W. – None of the Above
  • Han, Jenny – To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, P.S. I Still Love You, Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream
  • Jung, Mike – Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities
  • Kadohata, Cynthia – Outside Beauty
  • Kagawa, Julie – The Immortal Rules, The Eternity Cure, The Forever Song
  • Karim, Sheba – Skunk Girl
  • Khanani, Intisar – Sunbolt, Memories of Ash, Thorn
  • Kim, Derek Kirk – Same Difference
  • Kuhn, Sarah – Heroine Complex
  • Kwok, Jean – Girl in Translation
  • Lahiri, Jhumpa – The Namesake
  • Lai, Thanhha – Inside Out & Back Again; Listen, Slowly
  • Lam, Laura – Pantomime
  • Lee, Stacey – Under a Painted Sky
  • Lin, brenda – Wealth Ribbon: Taiwan Bound, America Bound
  • Lin, Grace – The Year of the Rat, Dumpling Days, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, Starry River of the Sky, When the Sea Turned to Silver
  • Lin, Julia – Miah
  • Lo, Malinda – Ash, Huntress
  • Lord, Bette Bao – In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
  • Ma, Adeline Yen – Along the River
  • Na, An – A Step from Heaven
  • Older, Daniel Jose – Shadowshaper
  • Park, Linda Sue – Seesaw Girl, A Single Shard
  • Pauley, Kimberly – Cat Girl’s Day Off
  • Perkins, Mitali – Bamboo People
  • Ryan, Shawna Yang – Water Ghosts
  • Senzai, N.H. – Saving Kabul Corner
  • Shang, Wendy Wan-Long – The Great Wall of Lucy Wu
  • Thorne, Jenn Marie – The Inside of Out
  • Venkatraman, Padma – Climbing the Stairs
  • Wu, Julie – The Third Son
  • Yang, Gene Luen – American Born Chinese, Boxers & Saints, The Eternal Smile, Animal Crackers
  • Yee, Lisa – Millicent Min, Girl Genius; Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time, The Kidney Hypothetical, Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally)
  • Yoo, Paula – Good Enough

Planning to Read

  • Adler, Dahlia – Under the Lights, Out on Good Behavior
  • Ahdieh, Renee – Flame in the Mist
  • Al-Ayad, Djibril and Kathryn Allan – Accessing the Future 
  • Alexie, Sherman – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • Ameriie – Becuase You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy
  • Bao, Karen – Dove Exiled, Dove Alight
  • Bardugo, Leigh – Six of Crows, Crooked Kingdom
  • Belleza, Rhoda – Empress of a Thousand Skies
  • Burkinshaw, Kathleen – The Last Cherry Blossom
  • Butler, Octavia – Kindred
  • Chang, Jade – The Wangs vs. the World
  • Chao, Patricia – The Monkey King, Mambo Peligroso
  • Chapman, Elsie – Dualed, Divided
  • Chee, Alexander – The Queen of the Night, Edinburgh
  • Chen, Pauline A. – The Red Chamber
  • Chima, Cinda Williams – Shadowcaster
  • Chng, Joyce – Xiao Xiao and the Dragon Pearl, The Sea Is Ours (editor)
  • Choi, Susan – American Woman
  • Chu, Wesley – The Lives of Tao series
  • Chung, Jennifer K. – Terroryaki
  • Chupeco, Rin – The Girl from the Well, The Suffering, The Bone Witch
  • Daniels, April – Dreadnought: Nemesis – Book One
  • De Bodard, Aliette – House of Shattered Wings, House of Binding Thorns
  • De La Cruz, Melissa – Fresh Off the Boat, Something in Between
  • Dillon, Grace L. – Walking the Clouds: An Anthology of Indigenous Science Fiction
  • Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee – The Palace of Illusions, Mistress of Spices, The Conch Bearer, The Mirror of Fire and Dreaming, Shadowland
  • Driskill, Qwo-Li, Daniel Heath Justice, and Deborah Miranda – Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature
  • Dumas, Firoozeh – It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel
  • Dunn, Pintip – Forget Yesterday, Remember Tomorrow, Seize Today, Girl on the Verge
  • Duyvis, Corinne – Otherbound
  • Ee, Susan – The Penryn and the End of Days Series
  • Elliott, Kate – Court of Fives, Poisoned Blade, Buried Heart
  • Farizan, Sara – Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel, If You Could Be Mine
  • Garvin, Jeff – Symptoms of Being Human
  • Goo, Maurene – I Believe in a Thing Called Love
  • Han, Jenny – Always and Forever, Lara Jean
  • Hashimi, Nadia – One Half from the East, When the Moon Is Low, A House Without Windows, The Pearl that Broke Its Shell
  • Hidier, Tanuja Desai – Born Confused, Bombay Blues
  • Hilton, Marilyn – Full Cicada Moon
  • Hirahara, Naomi – 1001 Cranes
  • Hopgood, Mei-Ling – Lucky Girl
  • Hopkinson, Nalo and Kristine Ong Muslim – People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction!
  • Hsiao, Li-hung – A Thousand Moons on a Thousand Rivers
  • Huang, Charlotte – Going Geek, For the Record
  • Huang, S.L. – The Little Homo Sapiens Scientist, Hunting Monsters, Fighting Demons
  • Imarisha, Walidah, adrienne maree brown, and Sheree Renee Thomas – Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements
  • Jae-Jones, S. – Wintersong
  • Jesmisin, N.K. – The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, Broken Kingdoms, The Kingdom of Gods, The Killing Moon, The Shadowed Sun, The Fifth Season, The Obelisk Gate
  • Kadohata, Cynthia – Kira-Kira, The Thing About Luck, Weedflower
  • Karim, Sheba – That Thing We Call a Heart
  • Kelly, Erin Entrada – Hello, Universe
  • Khorana, Aditi – The Library of Fates
  • Krasnostein, Alisa and Julia Rio – Kaleidoscope: Diverse Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Krishnaswami, Uma – The Problem with Being Slightly Heroic
  • Kuhn, Sarah – Heroine Worship
  • Kwok, Jean – Mambo in Chinatown
  • Lai, Larissa – Salt Fish Girl, When Fox Is A Thousand
  • Lam, Laura – Shadowplay, Masquerade
  • Lee, C. B. – Seven Tears at High Tide, Not Your Villain
  • Lee, Don – The Collective
  • Lee, Erika – The Making of Asian America
  • Lee, Lori M. – Gates of Thread and Stone, The Infinite
  • Lee, Yoon Ha – Conservation of Shadows, Ninefox Gambit
  • Lim, Rebecca – The Astrologer’s Daughter
  • Lin, Ed – Ghost Month
  • Lin, Francie – The Foreigner
  • Linsky, Jennifer – Flowers of Luna
  • Liu, Cixin – The Three-Body Problem, The Dark Forest, Death’s End
  • Liu, Cynthea – Paris Pan Takes the Dare
  • Liu, Ken – The Grace of Kings, The Wall of Storms, The Paper Menagerie, Invisible Planets
  • Liu, Marjorie and Sana Takeda – Monstress Vol. 1, Monstress Vol. 2
  • Lo, Malinda – Adaptation, Inheritance, A Line in the Dark
  • Lowrey, Sassafras – Roving Pack
  • Lu, Marie – Warcross
  • Ly, Many – Home is East, Roots & Wings
  • Maetani, Valynne – Ink and Ashes
  • Maroon, Everett – The Unintentional Time Traveler
  • McLemore, Anna-Marie – When the Moon Was Ours, The Weight of Feathers, Wild Beauty
  • Menon, Sandhya – When Dimple Met Rishi
  • Merey, Ilike – a+e 4ever
  • Miller, Whitney A. – The Crimson Gate, The Violet Hour
  • Mock, Janet – Redefining Realness
  • Moreno-Garcia, Silvia – Signal to Noise
  • Nicholson, Hope – Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time: An Indigenous LGBT Sci-Fi Anthology
  • Ng, Celeste – Little Fires Everywhere
  • Nguyen, Viet Thanh – The Sympathizer, The Rufugees
  • Ogiwara, Noriko – Dragon Sword and Wind Child, Mirror Sword and Dragon Prince
  • Oh, Ellen – Spirit Hunters
  • Okorafor, Nnedi – Who Fears Death, Lagoon, Binti, The Shadow Speaker, The Book of Phoenix, Kabu-Kabu, Binti: Home
  • Older, Daniel Jose – Midnight Taxi Tango, Half-Resurrection Blues, Battle Hill Bolero, Salsa Nocturna, People of Colo(u)r Destroy Fantasy!, Ghost Girl in the Corner, Shadowhouse Fall
  • Ozeki, Ruth – A Tale for the Time Being, My Year of Meats
  • Park, Linda Sue – The Kite Fighters, When My Name Was Keoko
  • Patel, Shaila – Soulmated
  • Perez, Ashley Hope – Out of Darkness
  • Pham Andrew X. – Catfish & Mandala
  • Quintero, Isabel – Gabi, Girl in Pieces
  • Saenz, Benjamin Alire – The Inexplicable Logic of My Life, There Will Be Other Summers
  • Schmatz, Pat – Lizard Radio
  • Selvadurai, Shyam – Swimming in the Monsoon Sea, Funny Boy
  • Shah, Sami – Fire Boy
  • Shang, Melissa – Mia Lee is Wheeling Through Middle School
  • Sheth, Kashmira – Keeping Corner
  • Shusterman, Neal – Challenger Deep
  • Silvera, Adam – More Happy Than Not, History Is All You Left Me, They Both Die at the End
  • Skrutskie, Emily – The Edge of the Abyss
  • Spoon, Rae – First Spring Grass Fire
  • Sylver, RoAnna, Lyssa Chiavari, and Claudie Arseneault – Chameleon Moon
  • Tromly, Stephanie – Trouble is a Friend of Mine, Trouble Makes a Comeback
  • Turner, Megan Whalen – Thick as Thieves
  • Ursu, Anne – The Real Boy
  • Viloria, Hida – Born Both: An Intersex Life
  • Wallach, Diana Rodriguez – Proof of Lies
  • Wang, Corrie – The Takedown
  • Wright, Tristina – 27 Hours
  • Yang, Gene Luen – The Shadow Hero, The Secret Coders Series, New Super-Man Vol. 1: Made In China (Rebirth)
  • Yu, Charles – How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
  • Zeng, Joddie – The Popularity Project
  • Zhang, Kat – The Emperor’s Riddle
  • Zoboi, Ibi – American Street

Requests

  • Castor, Miri – Opal Charm: Nautical Dusk