WITH HER SON SUFFERING FROM A MYSTERIOUS ILLNESS, ONE MOTHER FINDS HOPE IN AN EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT – VOGUE MAGAZINE (February 2019)
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.”
THIS WEEK ON READING WOMEN: MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 – LITERARY HUB (January 17, 2019)
On this week’s episode, Kendra and Autumn discuss some of the books they’re most looking forward to reading in 2019. (Overheard on the podcast: “It sounds amazing.” “Everything that you’re looking for in a book.”)
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STRUCTURAL OPTIONS: ANGIE KIM AND LISA GORNICK IN CONVERSATION – FSG WORK IN PROGRESS (January 11, 2019)
You should see the walls of my tiny writing nook; they’re covered with charts and pictures with colored-pencil scrawls and arrows indicating changes everywhere.
DIVERSITY ON MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK LISTS – EARLYWORD (January 10, 2019)
Many of the authors are well-known, having won awards for their previous books, but several debuts receive multiple shoutouts: [Kim’s debut Miracle Creek,] previously titled Miracle Submarine, has been getting positive response from librarians on GalleyChat ever since August.
IN 2019, IMMIGRATION NOVELS ARE ESPECIALLY TIMELY – THE NEW YORK TIMES (January 9, 2019)
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.
IN 2019, IMMIGRATION NOVELS ARE ESPECIALLY TIMELY – WASHINGTON POST, NATIONAL (January 9, 2019)
Novels about immigrants, like immigration itself, are a long and central part of American culture.
MOST ANTICIPATED: THE GREAT FIRST-HALF 2019 BOOK PREVIEW – THE MILLIONS (January 8, 2019)
This debut has it all—a novel of the Korean immigrant experience, a courtroom thriller, an exploration of controversies over autism therapies (specifically here, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, HBOT). Kirkus calls it “deeply satisfying” and says “it should be huge.”
THE MOST ANTICIPATED CRIME BOOKS OF 2019: PART 1 – CRIME READS (January 8, 2019)
Angie Kim’s masterpiece of grief, hope, and recrimination takes place in the small town of Miracle Creek… A complex novel of parenting, prejudice, and putting blame where blame’s due, this one is not to be missed.
66 BOOKS COMING IN 2019 THAT YOU’LL WANT TO KEEP ON YOUR RADAR – BUZZFEED NEWS (January 4, 2019)
When the machine explodes, the couple are put on trial, in a case that upends the entire community, unearthing shameful secrets, rivalries, and scandals.
THE CRIME WORLD TOOK A HOLIDAY – BOOKRIOT’s READ or DEAD (January 4, 2019)
Katie and Rincey talk about the 2019 mysteries and thrillers that they are most excited for!
50 BOOKS YOU’LL WANT TO READ IN 2019 – NYLON (January 2, 2019)
This stunning debut by Angie Kim is both an utterly engrossing nail-biter of a courtroom drama and a sensitive, incisive look into the experiences of immigrant families in America.
THE BEST PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER BOOKS OF 2019: 14 BOOKS YOU WON’T BE ABLE TO PUT DOWN – BOOKBUB (January 2, 2019)
Book clubs will be drawn to this suspenseful debut, which calls to mind the complex courtroom drama of a Jodi Picoult novel combined with the sensitive portrayal of an immigrant family.
48 BOOKS BY WOMEN AND NONBINARY AUTHORS OF COLOR TO READ IN 2019 – ELECTRIC LITERATURE (January 1, 2019)
Miracle Creek is a courtroom thriller about a Korean immigrant entrepreneur and a murder trial. According to Alexander Chee, this is “a bold debut novel about science and immigration and the hopes and fears each engenders―unforgettable and true.”
NEW BOOKS! – BOOK RIOT (December 11, 2018)
A couple find themselves embroiled in a murder trial after their experimental medical treatment device kills two people. This is being compared to Everything I Never Told You and Defending Jacob! YES PLEASE.