#146 – An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim

On this episode, we discuss our July 2021 book club pick, An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim, a Sci-Fi time travel novel about a woman who journeys to the future as an indentured worker to save the life of the man she loves in the midst of a global pandemic. The story follows her struggles as a temporally migrant worker as she tries to find her way home while dealing with the aftermath of a devastating pandemic where she no longer has any legal status or citizenship.

Content Warning: Discussion of a scene regarding attempted sexual assault at  45:31 – 47:17

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#145 – Author Chat w/ Emiko Jean

On this episode, we chat with author Emiko Jean about her latest novel Tokyo Ever After,a YA story about a Japanese American girl from Northern California who finds out she’s actually an imperial princess of Japan. We chat with Emiko about her journey as a writer, and how it led her to write her latest novel.
Follow Emiko on IG at @emikojeanbooks and check out his book Tokyo Ever After at your local bookseller!

#143 – Happy Endings by Thien-Kim Lam

On this episode, we discuss our June 2021 book club pick, Happy Endings by Thien-Kim Lam, a romance novel about a second-chance romance between Trixie, a sex-toy saleswoman, and her ex Andre, a chef/bartender trying to keep his mother’s restaurant afloat in a gentrifying DC neighborhood. Joining us are romance novel experts Jess Ju and Hanh Nguyen of the Good Pop Culture Club Podcast. 

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#142 – Author Chat w/ David Yoon

On this episode, we chat with author (and publisher) David Yoon about his latest novel Version Zero,a thriller taking place in the fast paced and cutthroat world of the social media tech industry, where the only way to fix the world, may be to start over from zero. We ask David about his experience publishing his first adult fiction novel, as well as his takes on the pros and cons of social media, the tech industry, & capitalism.

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