Summary: "How many lives fit in a lifetime? When Hero De Vera arrives in America--haunted by the political upheaval in the Philippines and disowned by her parents--she's already on her third. Her uncle gives her a fresh start in the Bay Area, and he doesn't ask about her past. His younger wife knows enough about the might and secrecy of the De Vera family to keep her head down. But their daughter--the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Castillo 2018
Summary: "Immigrant. Socialite. Magician. Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society-she has money, education, a killer golf handicap, and invitations to some of the most exclusive parties of the Jazz Age. She's also queer and Asian, a Vietnamese adoptee treated as an exotic attraction by her peers, while the most important doors remain closed to her. But the world is...
Publisher / Publication Date: Tordotcom 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC VO
Summary: Gretchen Lin leaves behind a floundering marriage to return to her Singapore home, where she confronts the challenges of her mother's alcoholism and her father's artisanal soy sauce business before being pulled into a family controversy.
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE
Summary: "During the heady years of the tech boom, incorrigibly frank Sophia Young lucks into a job that puts her directly in the path of Scott Kraft, the eccentric CEO of Treehouse, a studio whose animated films are transforming movies forever. Overnight, Sophia becomes an unlikely nerd whisperer. As Scott Kraft's right-hand woman, whip-smart Sophia is in the eye of the storm, sometimes floundering,...
Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YEN
Summary: Crazy rich Asians is the outrageously funny debut novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his ABC (American-born Chinese) girlfriend to the wedding of the season.
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018