I’m so honored to announce that NOT YOUR SIDEKICK is now available as an audiobook, produced by Tantor Media and read by Emily Woo Zeller! I’m so happy that this novel is more accessible!
Not Your Sidekick
SIDEKICK SQUAD, BOOK ONE — Jess Tran is resigned to a life without superpowers and is merely looking to beef up her college applications when she stumbles upon the perfect (paid!) internship—only it turns out to be for the town’s most heinous supervillain. On the upside, she gets to work with her longtime secret crush, Abby, whom Jess thinks may have a secret of her own…
Sexuality in Not Your Sidekick
Not Your Sidekick takes flight in the year 2123, a hundred years after a major solar flare catalyzes for not just superpowers but also a series of major disasters which drastically changed the world. Yesterday The Gay YA hosted NYS on their monthly book club discussion, and the question was asked about how sexuality is seen in the NYS world, how it’s not entirely accepted, but not too much phobia either.
Virtual Book Tour
On the Not Your Sidekick virtual book tour I chat about all the things from character development to worldbuilding to the YA genre… Here’s a roundup of all the interviews, extras and more!
Jess in Action!
Putting this aesthetic together was so much fun! It’s always great working with the talented Tiffany Chien. We traveled to the inspiring Red Rocks Canyon National Conservation Area to a few of my favorite locations to really bring Jess and her dreams to life…
Bánh Xèo Recipe
My parents both come from large families, and as long as I remember at least once a month we would all get together for a huge party that would last all day. Sometimes it was for a holiday, or someone’s birthday, but more often than not it was just a random Saturday where we’d just gather and celebrate being alive.