Who are the 'Real Americans' when the wealthy are treated like superheroes?

FICTION: Rachel Khong's novel, which dips into science fiction, explores the consequences of inequity.

This novel's heroine enjoys a 'no-holds-barred' fling with 'The Tree Doctor'

FICTION: Pulled in too many directions, she grabs some randy "me time."

Review: 'Brotherless Night,' by V.V. Ganeshananthan

FICTION: A young woman's family is torn apart during the lengthy Sri Lankan civil war in this propulsive masterpiece by a Minnesota writer.

Review: 'A Map for the Missing,' by Belinda Huijuan Tang

FICTION: An elegant, soaring debut novel about a young Chinese man who returns home to look for his missing father.

Review: 'The Family Chao,' by Lan Samantha Chang

Who murdered the Chao family patriarch? Honestly, it could have been anyone.

Review: 'To Paradise,' by Hanya Yanagihara

A deeply moving cri de coeur about the power of love to fight despair.

Review: 'Blue-skinned gods,' by SJ Sindu

Review: 'Afterparties,' by Anthony Veasna So

FICTION: Fierce and funny stories about the lives, loves and private hauntings of Cambodian Americans.

Review: 'Things We Lost to the Water,' by Eric Nguyen

FICTION: This debut novel examines the power of stories, truth and lies.

Review: 'Land of Big Numbers,' by Te-Ping Chen

FICTION: In these sophisticated stories, dreams come true, but always at a cost.