Crazy Rich Asians (#1) by Kevin Kwan #KevinKwan #CrazyRichAsians #TheNaviReview #BookReview

Hardcover, 403 pages Published June 11th 2013 by Doubleday (first published 2013) 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 … More Crazy Rich Asians (#1) by Kevin Kwan #KevinKwan #CrazyRichAsians #TheNaviReview #BookReview

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

Hardcover, 385 pages Published June 12th 2018 by SJP for Hogarth The first novel from Sarah Jessica Parker’s new imprint, SJP for Hogarth, A Place for Us is a deeply moving and resonant story of love, identity and belonging A Place for Us unfolds the lives of an Indian-American Muslim family, gathered together in their Californian hometown to celebrate … More A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Hardcover, 240 pages Expected publication: February 13th 2018 by Grove Press An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a … More Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi

Green by Sam Graham-Felsen

Hardcover, 320 pages Published January 2nd 2018 by Random House A novel of race and privilege in America that you haven’t seen before: a coming-of-age story about a life-changing friendship, propelled by an exuberant, unforgettable voice. “This isn’t some Jedi bull****; the force I’m talking about is real, and its energies are everywhere, working on everyone.” … More Green by Sam Graham-Felsen

The Golden House by Salman Rushdie

Hardcover, 400 pages Expected publication: September 5th 2017 by Random House When powerful real-estate tycoon Nero Golden immigrates to the States under mysterious circumstances, he and his three adult children assume new identities, taking ‘Roman’ names, and move into a grand mansion in downtown Manhattan. Arriving shortly after the inauguration of Barack Obama, he and his … More The Golden House by Salman Rushdie

Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini

Hardcover, 320 pages Expected publication: August 15th 2017 by Doubleday Books Welcome to LA? Nineties’ Hollywood gets an Italian makeover in this poignant and ruefully funny coming-of-age novel featuring a teenage girl who’s on shaky ground in more ways than one. Mere weeks after the 1992 riots that laid waste to Los Angeles, Eugenia, a … More Things That Happened Before the Earthquake by Chiara Barzini