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#ReadHarder: Read a Book By a Southeast Asian Author

Rincey Abraham

Contributor

Rincey is a writer and editor who always has a reaction gif ready to go. Rincey spends her free time reading (obviously), and wandering the streets of Chicago in search of good food and possibly not as good music. (She does have an affinity for pop music. Don't hold that against her.) She is also often busy taking notes on how to be more like Leslie Knope. YouTube: Rincey Reads Twitter: @rinceya

Rincey Abraham

Contributor

Rincey is a writer and editor who always has a reaction gif ready to go. Rincey spends her free time reading (obviously), and wandering the streets of Chicago in search of good food and possibly not as good music. (She does have an affinity for pop music. Don't hold that against her.) She is also often busy taking notes on how to be more like Leslie Knope. YouTube: Rincey Reads Twitter: @rinceya

This week’s video is sponsored by This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

ThisIsWhereItEnds110:00 am: The principal of Opportunity High School in Alabama finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.

10:02 am:  The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.

10:03 am:  The auditorium doors won’t open.

10:05 am:  Someone starts shooting.

This explosive, emotional, page-turning debut about a high school held hostage is told from the perspective of four teens — each with their own reason to fear the boy with the gun.

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Sharifah is here with books by authors from Southeast Asia to read for the 2016 #ReadHarder challenge!

[vimeo]https://vimeo.com/151811766[/vimeo]

Check out the full 2016 Read Harder challenge details.

Books Mentioned:
Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho
The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng
Sarong Party Girls by Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan (William Morrow, July 2016)