AL AAPI Catalog
TitleBlack Lotus
AuthorAbrams, Sil Lai
Sub-ImprintKaren Hunter Publishing
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/General
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies/General
On Sale08/02/16
Title StatusAS
US Price$24.99
CDN Price$33.99
A unique and exquisitely wrought story of one multiracial woman’s journey to discover and embrace herself in a family that sought to deny her black heritage, Sil Lai Abrams shares her story in Black Lotus: A Woman’s Search for Racial Identity—an account that will undoubtedly ignite conversation on race, racial identity, and the human experience.
TitleThe Making of Asian America
AuthorLee, Erika
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
Category Full 1HISTORY / Social History
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/General
Category Full 3SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology/General
On Sale08/16/16
Title StatusAS
US Price$22
CDN Price$32
A “comprehensive…fascinating” (The New York Times Book Review) history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, by one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the subject, with a new afterword about the recent hate crimes against Asian Americans.
TitleSalt, Fat, Acid, Heat
AuthorNosrat, Samin
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
Category Full 1COOKING / Methods/General
Category Full 2COOKING / Regional & Ethnic/General
Category Full 3COOKING / Reference
On Sale04/25/17
Title StatusAS
US Price$37.5
CDN Price$50.5
*More than 1 million copies sold * New York Times bestseller * Winner of the James Beard Award and multiple IACP Cookbook Awards * Available as a Netflix series *

Transform how you prep, cook, and think about food with this visionary master class in cooking by Samin Nosrat that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements—from the woman declared “America’s next great cooking teacher” by Alice Waters.

Featuring more than 100 recipes from Samin and more than 150 illustrations from acclaimed illustrator Wendy MacNaughton!
TitleThe Veiled Throne
AuthorLiu, Ken
Sub-ImprintSaga Press
Category Full 1FICTION / Fantasy/Epic
Category Full 2FICTION / Sagas
Category Full 3FICTION / Fantasy/Historical
On Sale12/07/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$29.99
CDN Price$39.99
With the invasion of Dara complete, and the Wall of Storms breached, the world has opened to new possibilities for the gods and peoples of both empires as the sweeping saga of the award-winning Dandelion Dynasty continues in this third book of the “magnificent fantasy epic” (NPR).
TitleHouse of Sticks
AuthorTran, Ly
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/Asian & Asian American
On Sale06/01/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$27
CDN Price$36
New York City Book Awards Hornblower Award Winner

One of Vogue and NPR’s Best Books of the Year

This beautifully written “masterclass in memoir” (Elle) recounts a young girls journey from war-torn Vietnam to Queens, New York, “showcas[ing] the tremendous power we have to alter the fates of others, step into their lives and shift the odds in favor of greater opportunity” (Star Tribune, Minneapolis).
TitleThe Island of Sea Women
AuthorSee, Lisa
Category Full 1FICTION / Historical/General
Category Full 2FICTION / Women
Category Full 3FICTION / Coming of Age
On Sale03/05/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island.
TitleWorld Class
AuthorClavel, Teru
Sub-ImprintAtria Books
Category Full 1EDUCATION / Comparative
Category Full 2FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting/Motherhood
Category Full 3EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform/General
On Sale08/20/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
“An upbeat chronicle of [Clavel’s] children’s school experiences in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tokyo…[offering] advice about vetting schools and enriching children’s education.” —Kirkus Reviews

“An intriguing volume on the differences in global education.” —Library Journal

A must-read firsthand exploration of why Asian students are outpacing their American counterparts and how to help our children excel in today’s competitive world.
TitleThe Key to Happily Ever After
AuthorMarcelo, Tif
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Romance/Romantic Comedy
Category Full 3FICTION / Family Life/General
On Sale05/14/19
Title StatusAS
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
One of BuzzFeed’s “Books Coming Out This Summer That You Need to Seriously Read” * One of Bustle’s “New Romance Novels to Make Your Spring Reading Even Dreamier Than You Imagined”

A charming romantic comedy about three sisters who are struggling to keep the family wedding planning business afloat—all the while trying to write their own happily-ever-afters in the process.
TitleOnce Upon a Sunset
AuthorMarcelo, Tif
Sub-ImprintGallery Books
Category Full 1FICTION / Women
Category Full 2FICTION / Family Life/General
Category Full 3FICTION / Cultural Heritage
On Sale03/03/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
The author of The Key to Happily Ever After—“a true gem filled with heart, laughs, and a cast of delightful characters” (Nina Bocci, USA TODAY bestselling author)—returns with a heartwarming and charming novel about a woman who travels to the Philippines to reconnect with her long-lost family…and manages to find herself along the way.
TitleCook Anime
AuthorAult, Diana
Sub-ImprintSimon Element
Category Full 1COOKING / Regional & Ethnic/Japanese
Category Full 2COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Manga/General
Category Full 3COOKING / Media Tie-In
On Sale09/01/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$21.99
CDN Price$29.99
Learn to recreate delicious dishes referenced in over 500 of your favorite anime series with this practical guide to anime food.