Awesome YA Fantasy and Sci-Fi Titles by Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Authors
The month of May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. While lists of books by Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander authors are often shared throughout this month, fantasy and science fiction titles are often overlooked. Check out some of these awesome YA fantasy and sci-fi titles by AA and NHPI authors!
These titles speak to the demonstrations, headlines, hashtags and ongoing dialogue about race in America.
From chilling tales of evil queens, werewolves and ghosts, to heart-warming friendships and budding-romances. These wintry stories are perfect to read while trapped inside on a snowy day. So cozy up with these icy tales of mystery, magic and mischief.
In this list you will find stories of contemporary life in Pittsburgh – literary fiction and domestic fiction. Stories of modern immigrants, coming-of-age tales for college students, the sisterhood of sports fans, all types of romance and heartbreak.
Written by Black authors from different countries, of different ages and from different life experiences, these short story collections masterfully find the moments in life when people’s personalities change – either deliberately or inadvertently.
The speculative is a space in fiction where the unexpected and impossible can creep in. These recent collections of short stories all deal in the speculative fiction realm but vary in approach and tone. Take a look and find one to suit your mood!
Check out the 7th & 8th Grade Battle of the Books here!
Check out these #OwnVoices books to see how characters survive everything from werewolves to aliens.
It’s the perfect time of year to read something creepy. Check out “His Hideous Heart,” a collection of stories inspired by Edgar Allan Poe’s work.
As a children’s and teen librarian, I am baring the truth of the last four adult books I read. Maybe if you start to read one of these titles, you’ll break your own reading mold too!