Feb/Mar 2019 Readalong: Jade City by Fonda Lee!

Early happy lunar new year! We’re excited to share that we’re hosting a more casual readalong structure in 2019 for the book club.

To kick off the February + March readalong, join us for Jade City by Fonda Lee!

As it’s a flexible book club, feel free to join in whenever during the two months.

Update:

We’re excited to invite you to our Twitter Q&A #AsianLitChat with Fonda Lee, author of Jade City!

Friday, March 28 – 7pm PST / 10pm EST

Saturday, March 29 – 2pm AEDT / 4pm NZDT

Or add your city to the timezone converter to join in!

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We hope to see you there!

#AsianLitChat Announcement: Join us for a Timekeeper chat on Jan 27/28!

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Have you read #Timekeeper (and/or #Chainbreaker) by Tara Sim?

Join the first Timekeeper #AsianLitChat hosted by @LitCelebrAsian on this Saturday!

  • January 27th 8pm GMT | 3pm EST.

Timezone tip: Add your city to the time converter!

*We’ll also announce the times and the special host for the second chat on Sunday, Jan 28th soon, so keep an eye out out for it!

Update:

Join the second Timekeeper #AsianLitChat hosted by special guest @prideathon on this Sunday!

  • January 28th 9pm GMT | 4pm EST.

Timezone tip: Add your city to the time converter!

 

Book Club: Join the Reading Sprints for Timekeeper!

Reading Sprint Timekeeper Thursday, 28.12 9-10 pm GMT @LitCelebrAsian

Let’s read our book club pick Timekeeper by Tara Sim together on the 28th of December!

Timezone tips for the first Timekeeper #AsianLitChat reading sprint:

– Thurs 28 Dec – 9pm GMT | 4pm EST | 3pm CST.

– Fri 29 Dec – 8am AEDT | 10am NZDT.

– Or add your city to this timezone converter for #AsianLitChat.

Looking forward to discussing elements of the story with you all!

Update: You can catch up on the first Timekeeper Reading Sprint questions here.

#AsianLitChat Announcement for Nov 25/26: On Rebel Seoul, Sci-fi, Kpop and Kdramas

If you’re free on Nov 25/26, join us for any of our spoiler free book club chats below. #AsianLitChat will cover Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh, Science fiction, Kpop and Kdramas!

– Chat 1: Saturday – Nov 25 – 8pm AEDT | 2:30pm IST | 9am GMT.

– Chat 2: Sunday – Nov 26 – 3pm EST | 2pm CST | 1pm MST I 12pm PST | 8pm GMT.

Boost the announcement on twitter here. If you miss a twitter chat, no worries! We’ll post the questions in our goodreads group on the weekend too.

All the best,

The Lit CelebrAsian Team

Book Club Pick for October & November 2017: Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh!

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We’re excited to announce REBEL SEOUL by Axie Oh as our book club pick for October and November 2017. Thanks for voting! Come join us and feel free to invite friends for a buddy read. Remember to bookmark #AsianLitChat (a.k.a book club chat) on the last weekend of November (25/26).

Update: See Announcement for Multiple #AsianLitChat Timezones.

Finally, drop by our Goodreads book club group to chat about Rebel Seoul alongside any other Asian Lit books you’re reading over the coming months too!

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Introducing Literary CelebrAsian (a.k.a Lit CelebrAsian!)

Welcome to Lit CelebrAsian with a symbolic white lotus.Welcome to Literary CelebrAsian (a.k.a Lit CelebrAsian) formerly known as Lit InvAsian. We are a group of bookworms and diverse book bloggers aiming to uplift Asian voices in literature. Due to the support and appreciation that followed both #AsianLitChat and #AsianLitBingo, we wanted to create a space to share more books and discussion related to literature by Asian authors. And thus, Lit CelebrAsian was born!

We want to highlight Asian voices through features and annual events that are open to all readers. Beyond Asian representation, on social media, we aim to boost the many different marginalized voices, platforms and communities with similar goals towards equality in publishing.

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