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Books by AAPI Authors to support in 2021

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In the light of recent events here I am with some book recommendations that you can read as a book community to support AAPI authors . I will also provide the plot of the story so you can decide for yourself which book is better suited for your taste.  Before beginning I would like to tell you all the books will be based in the genre of fantasy, contemporary or queer.  1. Hani and Ishu's guide to fake dating by Adiba Jaigirdar  Everyone likes Humaira "Hani" Khan—she’s easy going and one of the most popular girls at school. But when she comes out to her friends as bisexual, they invalidate her identity, saying she can’t be bi if she’s only dated guys. Panicked, Hani blurts out that she’s in a relationship…with a girl her friends absolutely hate—Ishita "Ishu" Dey. Ishu is the complete opposite of Hani. She’s an academic overachiever who hopes that becoming head girl will set her on the right track for college. But Ishita agrees

Songs of Insurrection by J.C. Kang

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Good morning Reader today is my tour stop for  dragonsongstour by caffeinebooktours  huge thanks for them for providing me with a copy beforehand for my participation in the tour. P L O T : Princess Kaiya’s voice could charm a dragon. Had she lived when the power of music could still summon typhoons and rout armies, perhaps Cathay’s imperial court would see her as more than a singing fool. With alliances to build and ambitious lords to placate, they care more about her marriage prospects than her voice. When members of the emperor’s elite spy clan-- Kaiya’s childhood friend Tian and his half-elf sidekick (or maybe he’s her sidekick?)-- discover mere discontent boiling over into full-scale rebellion, Kaiya must choose. Obediently wedding the depraved ringleader means giving up her music. Confronting him with the growing power of her voice could kill her.  R E V I E W :  • The Female Protagonist ✅ :  First things first, kaiya is so amazing I love her c'mon. I'm a su

American Betiya by Anuradha D. Rajurkar

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Recently I had the opportunity to recieve and E-Arc of American Betiyan for my honest review. Huge thanks to Hear Our Voices Book Tours and Netgalley for providing me that. You can check out the book  here As for the book, lessgo P L O T : Rani Kelkar has never lied to her parents, until she meets Oliver. The same qualities that draw her in--his tattoos, his charisma, his passion for art--make him her mother's worst nightmare.  They begin dating in secret, but when Oliver's troubled home life unravels, he starts to ask more of Rani than she knows how to give, desperately trying to fit into her world, no matter how high the cost. When a twist of fate leads Rani from Evanston, Illinois to Pune, India for a summer, she has a reckoning with herself--and what's really brewing beneath the surface of her first love.  Why you should read it ? • The Desi Contemporary Book we were craving for ✅ It's very uncommon to find desi books these days and here to fill our hea