Subtle Asian Book Club: February 2020 Selection

Welcome back to another post for “subtle asian book club”, a book club centered around reading books written by Asian authors! Alexandra from Twirling Pages and I are super excited to announce this month’s choice, especially because it’s one of my personal favorites. 💓

What is “subtle asian book club”?

Named after the popular meme page  “subtle asian traits”, our book club brings together readers all around the world to buddy read a new book every month. ✨ Also, please note that members DO NOT have to be Asian to join! If you’re interested in joining, simply send a request on the Facebook group.

I hope you’re excited and are interested in joining!  Don’t worry if you are afraid that you can’t commit to reading every month. Feel free to join and comment whenever you are available because this book club is meant to be flexible to fit your schedule.

Book of the Month

This month, we’re starting the year off by reading Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen, a New York Times Bestseller and one of my personal favorites.  😍 We will have weekly discussions and monthly wrap-ups posted on the Facebook group, and we’ll have voting for next month’s book in two to three weeks!

The reading schedule is as follows:

  • 2/1 – 2/8: Chapters 1 to 10
  • 2/9 – 2/15: Chapters 11 to 20
  • 2/16 – 2/22: Chapters 21 to 30
  • 2/23 – 2/29: Chapters 31 to Epilogue

Trigger/Content Warnings: drinking, sex, friendship betrayal (reconciled), depressed and suicidal side character, abusive relationship, abusive parent (off-page), leaked nude

If you’re interested in reading my review of the book (which I adored with all my heart) , click on the button below!

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Are you excited for “subtle asian book club”?

Will you read Loveboat, Taipei with everyone?

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12 thoughts on “Subtle Asian Book Club: February 2020 Selection

  1. I’m so excited for this book! I’ve been thinking about it, even after reading the ARC of the book. I’d be joining in this month since I just love this book so much! And very thankful that my library came through and got a copy just in time.

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    1. Ahhh I’m so excited for you to be joining, and I also can’t wait to reread it 🥰 Such perfect timing too!!

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    1. Ahhh no worries! You don’t have to follow the reading schedule, but I’d love for you to participate in the weekly discussions or monthly wrap-up 😍

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  2. I’m super excited for the February book!! I’m definitely joining! (lowkey shy for discussing a book with such a large group) Thank you again for organising this ❤

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    1. AHHHH YES PLEASE JOIN!! and omg don’t worry!! i will discuss with you even if it’s just the two of us talking back and forth. thank you for being so supportive about my book club!! i adore you forever for it 😍😍😍

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      1. Aww, no problem!! Thank /you/ and Alexandra for creating such a nice project! ^^ Also, I think that I will lowkey start reading it this weekend, and not just on Monday – because next week is gonna be crazy with exams ):

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  3. I’m not very good in book clubs because I like reading books in a short period of time but I love the idea of the subtle Asian book club! we love some diversity!! Loveboat, Taipei is one of my most anticipated books of 2020 and I’m so excited to read it!!

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    1. Ahhh yes!! Please participate in the book club. I would love for you to join and to hear your thoughts 😍I loved the book so so much, and I just want everyone to read it!!

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