Counterfeit, by Kirsten Chen

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Ava Wong’s life might seem perfect, but the corporate lawyer-turned stay-at-home mom is struggling to raise her toddler and save her marriage. Luckily for Ava, her estranged college roommate Winnie Fang resurfaces with an intriguing proposition: she needs someone with an American passport to help her in a counterfeit luxury handbag scheme. Ava begrudgingly accepts, and the pair orchestrate an international operation that will alter their lives forever. A fresh, funny, friendship-fueled page turner! 

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ISBN: 9780063119543
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Published: William Morrow - June 7th, 2022

Severance, by Ling Ma

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When Shen Fever--a fungal infection causing its victims to repeat mindless routines until it kills them--wipes out most of the global population, Candace Chen agrees to stay on as a member of the skeleton crew at her office, a sojourn that leads to her joining a band of the seemingly immune on their journey to the Facility for supplies and refuge from the post-apocalyptic landscape. Though published a year before the COVID-19 pandemic began, this novel is a chilling and sometimes funny commentary on work, memory, and identity in a time of plague and mass death.  

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By Ling Ma
ISBN: 9781250214997
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Published: Picador - May 7th, 2019

Woman, Eating, by Claire Kohda

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Like most recent university graduates, Lydia is unsure of her future. She spends her days interning at an art gallery, wandering the streets of London, and attempting to befriend the artists who share her studio space. She is also very, very hungry, because unlike the rest of her peers, Lyd is a vampire, and she can’t seem to find anything (or anyone) to satiate her cravings. Kohda's novel is a lovely meditation on human connection, our relationship to food, and the repercussions of choices we do (or don’t) make. 

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ISBN: 9780063140882
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Published: HarperVia - April 12th, 2022