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Malinda Lo (1) (1974–)

Author of Ash

For other authors named Malinda Lo, see the disambiguation page.

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Works by Malinda Lo

Ash (2009) 2,165 copies
Huntress (2011) 897 copies
Adaptation (2012) 605 copies
A Scatter of Light (2022) 291 copies
A Line in the Dark (2017) 275 copies
Inheritance (2013) 221 copies
Tremontaine: Season 1 (2017) 189 copies
Natural Selection (2013) 53 copies
Red 3 copies
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 147 (August 2022) (2022) — Author — 3 copies
Ghost Town 1 copy

Associated Works

Fresh Ink: An Anthology (2018) — Contributor — 368 copies
Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World (2017) — Contributor — 262 copies
The Letter Q: Queer Writers' Notes to their Younger Selves (2012) — Contributor — 262 copies
Foretold: 14 Tales of Prophecy and Prediction (2012) — Contributor — 253 copies
Grim (2014) — Contributor — 238 copies
How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation (2018) — Contributor — 165 copies
Diverse Energies (2012) — Contributor — 136 copies
Defy the Dark (2013) — Contributor — 88 copies
At Midnight: 15 Beloved Fairy Tales Reimagined (2022) — Contributor — 57 copies
Fools In Love: Fresh Twists on Romantic Tales (2021) — Contributor — 46 copies
Uncanny Magazine Issue 18: September/October 2017 (2017) — Contributor — 17 copies
Year's Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction 2013 (2014) — Contributor — 9 copies
Lightspeed Magazine, Issue 93 • February 2018 (2018) — Contributor — 5 copies
Futuredaze²: Reprise (2014) — Contributor — 4 copies
Subterranean Magazine Summer 2011 — Contributor — 2 copies

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Gr 9 Up—As Lily, a Chinese American teen living in San Francisco's Chinatown in the 1950s, starts to think more
seriously about her professional future, a friendship with white classmate Kathleen grows into romance. This novel
about first love, sexuality, intersectionality, and self-actualization is meticulously researched and deeply felt.
 
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BackstoryBooks | 48 other reviews | Apr 1, 2024 |
I liked this book.
I borrowed it from the library without realizing it is a YA title, but it is for older teens and held my interest. I felt the mother was a very interesting character when her story was told, but she became somewhat 2-dimensional after she had children. It was interesting to read about the time period and social currents in San Francisco.
 
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franoscar | 48 other reviews | Mar 12, 2024 |
The pacing is strange, but I guess that's life for you. I think I was a little disappointed by everything that happened once R and D step off the plane at the end. But WHY do the aliens want to give humans those powers?? WHY?????? Also, I'm here for alien ex-girlfriends, less here for mind reading ~mysterious powerful connections~ with boys, but that's a personal bias.
 
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caedocyon | 42 other reviews | Feb 23, 2024 |
Tried really hard to be literary and just managed to be slooooow. The timelines around the flashbacks were awkward. I get that Lo did a lot of history research, but sometimes one can't cram it all into a single book without detracting from the story.
 
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caedocyon | 48 other reviews | Feb 23, 2024 |

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ISBNs
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