HIGHLIGHTS & NEWS
In Her Debut Novel ‘Miracle Creek,’ Angie Kim Taps Into Themes She Knows Well (Author Interview with NPR All Things Considered Host Ari Shapiro)
Angie Kim’s debut novel, Miracle Creek, is a courtroom thriller that tackles heavy themes like immigration, parenting and autism.
The May 2019 Indie Next List
Miracle Creek is a courtroom drama with impeccable pacing, an original plot, and stellar writing…A great read that deserves broad success
Book of the Month Club Selection for April 2019
This stunning debut is a family drama, courtroom thriller, and a mystery, all of which add up to one of the most incredible novels of 2019.
Amazon Editors’ Pick: An Amazon Best Book of April 2019
Angie Kim’s intricately-plotted courtroom thriller, Miracle Creek, isn’t a conventional whodunit… Kim has weaved a more complicated web than that, one that ensnares characters many readers will empathize with–and that only adds to the suspense.
April 2019 LibraryReads: The Top Ten Books Published This Month that Librarians Across the Country Love
Part family drama, part whodunit, Miracle Creek is a gripping debut. For fans of Celeste Ng and Liane Moriarty.
10 Debut Authors We’re Excited About in 2019
A thrilling debut novel for fans of Liane Moriarty and Celeste Ng about how far we’ll go to protect our families—and our deepest secrets.
In 2019, Immigration Novels Are Especially Timely
Angie Kim began her first novel, “Miracle Creek,” several years ago. But as she finished the final draft of her story about a Korean immigrant family at the center of a Virginia murder case, Trump had been elected. Kim began adding, not consciously at the time, material on immigration.
With Her Son Suffering from a Mysterious Illness, One Mother Finds Hope in an Experimental Treatment
Our baby is two days old when our pediatrician sits us down and says, “We got an abnormal test result.” The terror I feel at these words must show because she immediately adds, “But it’s a screening, not a real test—definitely not definitive. Very high false-positive rates.”
Miracle Creek by Angie Kim: A Visual Guide
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PRAISE & REVIEWS
Best Books April 2019
Angie Kim’s debut novel Miracle Creek is both a courtroom drama and a family saga…Kim has crafted a page-turner that also reflects on the lives of immigrants and parents of children with special needs.
April Reading List
Engrossing . . . Miracle Creek turns a courtroom murder trial into a page-turning exploration of parenting, experimental therapies, and the emotional toil of immigration.
The Short List: Five Books That Won’t Disappoint!
Great for book club… In Miracle Creek, Angie Kim (a former trial lawyer) delivers a propulsive courtroom drama.
An experimental medical device explodes and kills two people. But rather than spin a typical whodunit, Kim uses the courtroom-drama format for a rigorous character study, touching on themes of immigration and motherhood as secrets boil to the surface.
10 Best Books to Read This Spring
Every month, Amazon staffers sift through hundreds of new books searching for gems. Here’s what Amazon editor Chris Schluep chose especially for Post readers this season.
15 Women to Watch in 2019
It wouldn’t be Women’s History Month at BookPage without our annual list of Women to Watch. Keep these 15 female authors on your radar in 2019—big things are coming… South Korea-born Kim was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, then practiced as a trial lawyer, and she’s also won a handful of awards for both nonfiction and fiction writing. She brings her two talents together in her debut.. Immigration, autism, mysterious notes, a murder trial—it’s a book club bonanza.
Best New Books Coming Out in Spring 2019
Virginia-based writer Angie Kim makes her debut with this propulsive new novel about a couple, Young and Pak Yoo, whose work running an experimental medical treatment comes under intense scrutiny when an accident—and an ensuing trial—threaten to upend their lives.
Spring Books Preview: Fiction We Can’t Wait to Read (Our 10 Most-Anticipated Books of the Season)
Like a Law & Orderepisode tossed into an immigrant’s bildungsroman, Miracle Creek has the heart of a Celeste Ng novel and the pacing of a thriller.
20 New Spring Books Recommended by Librarians
Need assistance finding a great book? Librarians to the rescue! Librarians are some of our favorite people, introducing countless readers to their new favorite books every day. So we’ve rounded up some books librarians are loving this spring, with recommendations coming from hard-working book-lovers all over the country.
APB (All Points Bulletin) – Spring 2019
Since Angie Kim’s debut is not being marketed as crime fiction, it may not yet be on your radar. It is now! This courtroom thriller is easily one of my most favorite reads of the year-to-date and the industry buzz is massive. Pre-order this one, so that you can read it before all your friends start talking about it.