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BookDragon’s Top 25 APA Book Picks for 2015

BookDragon's Top 25 of 2015

This time of the year, everyone and their fourth cousin seems to be sharing their best-of lists. Surprise! Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center’s BookDragon is joining the fray. For those of you who aren’t familiar with APAC’s BookDragon, meet our multi-culti book blog with reviews and author interviews all year round.

So 2015 is drawing to a close – WHOOOOOSH!!! Does BookDragon have recommendations for this year’s by-and-about Asian and Asian Pacific American titles? Ask no more!

Drumroll, please … Here are BookDragon’s top-five faves by genre. Titles are listed in alphabetical order.


Adult Fiction




Manga/Graphic Books


Middle Grade/Young Adult


Kiddie Titles

Want more? Share our reading adventures throughout the year … from absolute favorites to total duds, and everything in between. Multi-culti BookDragons unite!


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    December 22, 2015
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      Terry Hong is the former Media Arts Consultant for the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center. She writes frequently about books, theater, film, and the Asian Pacific American experience.

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