Celebrate AAPI YA Writers!

Celebrate AAPI YA Writers!

May 22nd at 6PM ET

 Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with These Terrific YA Titles!

Finding love in unlikely places is a common theme in these four swoonworthy titles! Whether it's a summer away or right at home, love finds a way!

Tune in for:

  • Bite Me, Royce Taslim by LAUREN HO. After a car incident dashes her hopes for a track scholarship, Agnes is left without college tuition. Enter an international stand-up comedy contest for teens, where she'll be up against none other than her mortal enemy: privileged, popular, pretty boy Royce. As the competition heats up, so do things between these two rivals, which begs the question, who will get the last laugh?

  • Loveboat Forever by ABIGAIL HING WENSeventeen-year-old music prodigy Pearl had the summer of her dreams planned — until a fall from grace leaves her in need of new plans. After setting her sights on the same program her sister attended and flourished at, Chien Tan, she learns that it's actually Loveboat — the extravagant world where prodigies party till dawn — and that there’s more awaiting Pearl there than she could have ever imagined.

  • What a Desi Girl Wants by SABINA KHAN. When Mehar reluctantly returns to India for her estranged father's wedding, the last thing she expects is to enjoy herself. Thanks to a friendship with her grandmother's assistant, Sufiya, she finds not only happiness but that her father's new bride is using him for his money. But how can Mehar tell the truth when it would risk her friendship with Sufiya, especially when it's becoming something more?

  • I'll Be Waiting for You by MARIKO TURK. Natalie and Imogen are inseparable, and wildly different, but one thing ties them together: their love of the supernatural. But when the unexpected loss of Imogen leaves Natalie reeling, she throws herself into her paranormal hobby for her senior project. As she carries her grief, she realizes there may be more to these ghosts than she thought.

Wednesday, May 22nd at 6PM ET via Crowdcast!

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