I'm so excited to share the first chapter of AMERICAN PANDA, which was recently revealed on Bustle! Check out the excerpt here or click the photo below! And the preorder campaign will be announced soon—stay tuned! American Panda Preorders: IndieBound | Book Depository | Barnes & Noble |Amazon Signed copies: 57th Street Books
The news is out! I'm so thrilled to share that my second book will be released fall 2019! Misaligned can be found on Goodreads here. The Publishers Weekly announcement can be seen here. Can't wait to share Misaligned with you all (after American Panda, of course, which releases in less than 3 months!!!!). Thank you to each and every … Continue reading MISALIGNED, coming fall 2019!
So incredibly thrilled and honored to share that AMERICAN PANDA has earned a star in its first trade review! Booklist calls it "a soulful and hilarious debut," "wickedly funny," and "vibrant, complex, and refreshing." The full review can be found here or seen below: AMERICAN PANDA is also Booklist's Review of the Day today, November 3rd, … Continue reading Booklist Star!
by Zoraida Cordova Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Published: September 6th, 2016 Book 1 of the Brooklyn Brujas trilogy Synopsis from Goodreads: Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. Alex is a bruja, the most powerful witch in a generation...and she hates magic. At her Deathday celebration, Alex performs a spell to … Continue reading Review: LABYRINTH LOST
Thank you, everyone, for your support and for all your lovely words about the AMERICAN PANDA cover! It was such a wonderful week, and hearing how much the Chinese girl on the cover meant to people meant THE WORLD to me. Thank you to everyone who reached out to tell me how the Revisions … Continue reading Revisions—Part 2
I am so overjoyed to be able to share my beautiful cover for AMERICAN PANDA! It's everything I dreamed of and more! My cover reveal took place on Bustle, and they made this gorgeous gif with dancing graphics! I love that the image represents Mei's struggle with her identity, with the words American and Panda in … Continue reading AMERICAN PANDA Cover!!!
I am thrilled to have been a part of the 88 Cups of Tea 88th Milestone Episode! For those of you who aren't familiar with 88 Cups of Tea, it's a wonderful, inspiring podcast that interviews amazing writers like Leigh Bardugo, Renee Ahdieh, Kody Keplinger, Jeff Zentner, Sabaa Tahir (just to name a few), as well … Continue reading 88 Cups of Tea Podcast
It's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! I was so excited to see that diverse bloggers are celebrating with fun events like #AsianLitBingo, Author Interviews, and a Twitter chat on Saturday, May 27th (times TBD). For all the info you'll need, check out Shenwei's master post here. The #AsianLitBingo Reading Challenge: The book bloggers have put together … Continue reading Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Now that you've hear all of the wonderful, wonderful pitching tips Maddy had, I'm wrapping up this series with some overall tips! Check out part 1, Logistics of Pitching, here and part 2, Writing Your Pitch, here and part 3, Pitch Templates, here and part 4, Pitch Practice, here and part 5, Pitching!, here. OVERALL … Continue reading Writing Conferences: Overall Tips
Up today, part 3 of the Writing Conferences series, brought to you by my wonderful guest blogger, Maddy! Check out part 1, Logistics of Pitching, here and part 2, Writing Your Pitch, here and part 3, Pitch Templates, here and part 4, Pitch Practice, here. PITCH Once the day comes, hopefully you’ve had so much … Continue reading Writing Conferences: Pitching!