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Jessamine Chan is a novelist. Author of THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD MOTHERS. she/her. Inquiries: Meredith Kaffel Simonoff @TheGernertCo; Ariel Lewiton @TuesdayAgency ✨Instagram: jessamine.chan✨

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Book Cover for: Chain Gang All Stars, Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

Chain Gang All Stars

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

I’m adding my voice to the chorus to tell you to buy/read/tell all your friends about this book... It’s a super smart and wildly imaginative indictment of the American prison system, among many other things, but it’s also one of the most tender and big-hearted novels I’ve read.

Paperback, 2024

$18.00$9.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Cinema Love, Jiaming Tang

Cinema Love

Jiaming Tang
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

I was just texting with Robert Jones about CINEMA LOVE this week... Forthcoming from @duttonbooks in May 2024. Totally available for pre-order... I love this book so much and can’t wait for the world to discover this story and these characters...

Hardcover, 2024

$28.00$14.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: All Fours, Miranda July

All Fours

Miranda July
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

A transformative, consciousness-altering experience. When I finished reading, I felt like I was filled with electricity and there were light beams shooting out of my head and I didn’t understand why no one else could see them.

Hardcover, 2024

$29.00$14.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Terrace Story, Hilary Leichter

Terrace Story

Hilary Leichter
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

It will rearrange your brain and heart in the very best way. I want to include a short summary here, but Hilary’s books defy tidy plot/theme summaries, so just trust me.

Hardcover, 2023

$28.00$14.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Morningside, Téa Obreht

The Morningside

Téa Obreht
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

By weaving in folklore and ample wonder, Obreht gives her climate fiction ancient roots, forcing us to reckon with the ruined world that future generations will inherit, while reminding us that even in the face of catastrophe, there’s solace to be found in art.

Hardcover, 2024

$29.00$14.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies, Tsering Yangzom Lama

We Measure the Earth with Our Bodies

Tsering Yangzom Lama
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

Happy pub day @tseringylama!!! Can't wait for everyone to discover WE MEASURE THE EARTH WITH OUR BODIES. Check out our conversation @ElectricLit and then buy the book! https://electricliterature.com/tsering-lama-novel-we-measure-the-earth-with-our-bodies/

Paperback, 2023

$18.99$9.49 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: The Women Could Fly, Megan Giddings

The Women Could Fly

Megan Giddings
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

I imagine that reviews will emphasize the urgency of a fminist dystopian novel about autonomy, motherhood and surveillance, but here I'd like to tell readers that this novel is about witches and it's incredibly entertaining. If only we could all be witches.

Paperback, 2023

$21.99$10.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Camp Zero, Michelle Min Sterling

Camp Zero

Michelle Min Sterling
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

@g_liew CAMP ZERO by Michelle Min Sterling, publishes in April. Excellent book!

Paperback, 2024

$17.99$8.99 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: Luster, Raven Leilani

Luster

Raven Leilani
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

Thank you for this shout-out @RavenLeilani. I’m such a fan of LUSTER and so happy to know that THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD MOTHERS made it to your TBR stack.❤️ https://amp.theguardian.com/books/2022/jan/01/raven-leilani-i-was-flying-by-the-seat-of-my-pants

Paperback, 2021

$17.00$8.50 + Free shipping50% off your first book
Book Cover for: White Cat, Black Dog: Stories, Kelly Link

White Cat, Black Dog: Stories

Kelly Link
Jessamine ChanJessamine Chan

Belated congrats to @haszombiesinit on the publication of your brilliant, mind-bending, soul-enriching collection WHITE CAT, BLACK DOG. Being asked to blurb your book was a bucket-list dream I didn’t know I could have. Best deadline ever. ❤️ https://t.co/DlPjAO2foW

Paperback, 2023

$18.00$9.00 + Free shipping50% off your first book