Jessica Yang

Jessica grew up in Silicon Valley, yet somehow ended up rather inept at technology. She dreams of reading luxurious novels all day in a greenhouse, and is guilty of writing puns for money. Majoring in Japanese and English literature made her both wary and weary of the Western canon. She can be bribed with milk tea. Follow her on Twitter @jamteayang.

Queer and Here: 10 QPOC YA Books

With Pride Month in the rearview mirror, here are 10 YA novels starring QPoC for your to-read list this summer.

Best Comics We Read in June 2018

Check out the list of the best comics we read in June.

The 5 Types of Book Rec Givers

The 5 types of book rec givers, from librarian to bestie and all those in between.

Classics Authors Who Should’ve Been BFFs

Jane Austen and Sei Shonagon would've had so many witty remarks to trade!

3 Cozy Fantasy Reads for Winter

Feeling the chill of winter? Curl up with some hot cocoa and these 3 cozy fantasy reads!

5 Books for Fans of Butterfly Soup

If you loved the visual novel game Butterfly Soup, you'll love these books that hit your queer Asian immigrant feels.

Fancasting John Cho in Literary Classics

In the name of Asian representation, here are four literary classics John Cho would be perfect to star in.

4 Books with Sensible Heroines

One reader muses on her love for sensible heroines in fiction.

Why Are We Attracted to Fictional Monsters?

One reader muses on exactly what is so appealing about monsters in fiction.

Who Should You Fight: Austen Heroine Edition

Which Jane Austen heroine could you defeat in a round of fisticuffs?

No Man is an Island: Changing Your Opinion About a Book

If you change your opinion on a book because of a review or a comment or a friend... is it really your opinion?

10 Boba and Book Pairings

Get your boba and book fix in this list of 10 boba tea and book match-ups.

Growing Up With The Monkey King

One reader reminisces about growing up reading about the monkey king of JOURNEY TO THE WEST fame, and discusses the books inspired by the myth.

Does Rereading Count As Reading?

One reader muses on whether rereading old favorite books really counts as reading or not.

Who Should You Fight: Japanese Modernist Author Edition

In a strictly theoretical round of fisticuffs, who would win in a fight?