Fanticipating Reads is a monthly feature where I bring five diverse books to share with the blog readers. They are what I consider under-hyped but seem to be hidden gems so this is a short collection of what upcoming releases one should not be sleeping on.
1. SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn
2. THORN by Intisar Khanani
3. THE SHAPE OF FAMILY by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Releasing on 17 March 2020
✔ raises questions about what constitutes a family
✔ explores the themes of belonging in a community, in a family, and in oneself
✔ some call it a masterpiece of cultural literature
✔ comparable to Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows and A Place For Us
✔ capture the emotional complexities of South Asian immigrants
4. DAYS OF DISTRACTION by Alexandra Chang
5. THE DRAGON EGG PRINCESS by Ellen Oh
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