Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with Loyalty!

It’s Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Did you know that Loyalty is one of a small number of Asian-owned indie bookstores in the country? It brings us so much joy to highlight and celebrate authors from the rich variety of backgrounds, in every genre from poetry to history to YA to speculative fiction! Who are some of your favorite AAPI authors? Stay tuned to our social media and newsletters for some great features this month. For even MORE AAPI book recommendations, be sure to check out our Bookshop page as well!

My Grief, the Sun By Sanna Wani Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781487010843
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Published: House of Anansi Press - April 5th, 2022

Night Sky with Exit Wounds By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556594953
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 5th, 2016

Brown Girl Like Me: The Essential Guidebook and Manifesto for South Asian Girls and Women By Jaspreet Kaur Cover Image
$18.99
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ISBN: 9781529056358
Published: Bluebird - September 12th, 2023

Reading the Room: A Bookseller's Tale By Paul Yamazaki, Rick Simonson (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Paul Yamazaki, Rick Simonson (Foreword by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781958846698
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Published: Ode Books - May 8th, 2024

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Mayumu: Filipino American Desserts Remixed By Abi Balingit Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780063244061
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Published: Harvest - February 28th, 2023

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Maman and Me: Recipes from Our Iranian American Family By Roya Shariat, Gita Sadeh, Farrah Skeiky (By (photographer)) Cover Image
By Roya Shariat, Gita Sadeh, Farrah Skeiky (By (photographer))
$35.00
ISBN: 9781797223643
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 24th, 2023

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A Man of Two Faces: A Memoir, a History, a Memorial By Viet Thanh Nguyen Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802160508
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Published: Grove Press - October 3rd, 2023

One Hundred Days: A Novel By Alice Pung Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063313002
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Published: HarperVia - October 17th, 2023

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The Cartographers: A Novel By Peng Shepherd Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062910707
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - March 21st, 2023

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Iron Widow By Xiran Jay Zhao Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735269934
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Published: Penguin Teen Canada - September 21st, 2021

The Leavers (National Book Award Finalist): A Novel By Lisa Ko Cover Image
By Lisa Ko
$16.95
ISBN: 9781616208042
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 24th, 2018

Monstress: Stories By Lysley Tenorio Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062059567
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Published: Ecco - January 31st, 2012

America Is Not the Heart: A Novel By Elaine Castillo Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735222427
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Published: Penguin Books - April 2nd, 2019

Speak, Okinawa: A Memoir By Elizabeth Miki Brina Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984898463
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Published: Vintage - March 1st, 2022

You Know What You Did: A Novel By K. T. Nguyen Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593473856
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Published: Dutton - April 16th, 2024

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A Living Remedy: A Memoir By Nicole Chung Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780063031616
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Published: Ecco - April 4th, 2023

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism By Naoki Higashida, KA Yoshida (Translated by), David Mitchell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Naoki Higashida, KA Yoshida (Translated by), David Mitchell (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812985153
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 22nd, 2016

The Bone People: Booker Prize Winner (A Novel) By Keri Hulme Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780140089226
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Published: Penguin Books - October 7th, 1986

Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex By Angela Chen Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780807014738
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Published: Beacon Press - September 14th, 2021

Practical Radicals: Seven Strategies to Change the World By Deepak Bhargava, Stephanie Luce Cover Image
$30.99
ISBN: 9781620978214
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Published: New Press - November 7th, 2023

Murder and Mamon (A Tita Rosie's Kitchen Mystery #4) By Mia P. Manansala Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593549162
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Published: Berkley - September 19th, 2023

Kapaemahu By Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Daniel Sousa (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593530061
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Published: Kokila - June 7th, 2022

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The Fox Wife: A Novel By Yangsze Choo Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250266019
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - February 13th, 2024

Symptoms of a Heartbreak By Sona Charaipotra Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781250250995
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Published: Square Fish - May 4th, 2021

The First Binding (Tales of Tremaine #1) By R.R. Virdi Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250796240
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Published: Tor Books - September 5th, 2023

Sunshine Nails: A Novel By Mai Nguyen Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781668010495
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Published: Atria Books - July 4th, 2023

Ghost Town By Kevin Chen, Darryl Sterk (Translator) Cover Image
By Kevin Chen, Darryl Sterk (Translator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781609457983
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Published: Europa Editions - October 25th, 2022

Daughters of the Flower Fragrant Garden: Two Sisters Separated by China's Civil War By Zhuqing Li Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781324064398
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 25th, 2023

Direwood By Catherine Yu Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645676126
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Published: Page Street YA - September 20th, 2022

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Every Drop is a Man's Nightmare By Megan Kamalei Kakimoto Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781639731169
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 29th, 2023

She Is a Haunting By Trang Thanh Tran Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547610815
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 28th, 2023

Frangipani: A Novel By Célestine Vaite Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780316114660
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Published: Back Bay Books - February 7th, 2006

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Fairest: A Memoir By Meredith Talusan Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525561323
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Published: Penguin Books - June 8th, 2021

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Happiness Falls (Good Morning America Book Club): A Novel By Angie Kim Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593448205
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Published: Hogarth - August 29th, 2023

Seeing Ghosts: A Memoir By Kat Chow Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781538716335
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - March 21st, 2023

Dragonfruit By Makiia Lucier Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780358272106
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Published: Clarion Books - April 9th, 2024