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Lydia Kang is an author of young adult fiction, poetry, and narrative non-fiction. She graduated from Columbia University and New York University School of Medicine, completing her residency and chief residency at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. She is a practicing physician who has gained a reputation for helping fellow writers achieve medical accuracy in fiction. Her poetry and non-fiction have been published in JAMA, The Annals of Internal Medicine, Canadian Medical Association Journal, Journal of General Internal Medicine, and Great Weather for Media. She believes in science and knocking on wood, and currently lives in Omaha with her husband, three children, and a terrarium full of stick bugs.

Genres: Historical Mystery, Science Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
   1. Control (2013)
   2. Catalyst (2015)
Lydia Kang recommends
The Rains (2016)
(Rains, book 1)
Gregg Hurwitz
"The Rains is a fearsome exploration of survival that turns the horrors of the natural world into our worst nightmares. Readers will hold their breath for the whole adrenaline-packed, terrifying ride. Biological sci-fi at its best."
The Line Between (2019)
(Line Between , book 1)
Tosca Lee
"Tosca Lee's THE LINE BETWEEN is terrifyingly close to a future reality. An utterly immersive tale of apocalyptic cult manipulation and all-too-possible infectious epidemics, this story will have readers holding their breath on every page and dearly wishing for their own basement survivalist shelter. Perfect, chilling entertainment."
Come and Get Me (2019)
(Caitlin Bergman Mystery, book 1)
August Norman
"August Norman's COME AND GET ME is an intelligent, twisted thriller with heart and depth. Readers will find a flawed, scarred, and unapologetically brilliant sleuth in Caitlin Bergman. Immersive and unforgettable from page one."
A Fatal Finale (2020)
(Ella Shane Mystery, book 1)
Kathleen Marple Kalb
"Delightfully intriguing, A Fatal Finale is a Gilded Age gem of a mystery. Kathleen Marple Kalb has gifted us with a glimpse of behind-the-scenes opera at the turn of the 20th century and introduced us to Ella Shane, an unconventional diva and the perfect plucky heroine. Readers will adore this immersive tale!"
A Good Family (2020)
A H Kim
"This is a gem of a book from start to finish, and a fantastic debut novel."
Dating Makes Perfect (2020)
Pintip Dunn
"A delicious rom-com concoction that immerses readers in a Thai teen drama they'll adore. Add a pinch of sister envy, the cute guy you love to hate, immigrant parent dynamics,a few kaffir lime leaves, and you'll get a dish that'll keep you entertained until the last page."
Parting the Veil (2021)
Paulette Kennedy
"A headstrong American heiress with her decidedly non-British ways finds herself in England, in love, in trouble, and possibly being haunted. A lush, gothic tale that will keep readers flipping the pages."
A Botanist's Guide to Parties and Poisons (2022)
(Saffron Everleigh Mystery, book 1)
Kate Khavari
"Delightful and twisty, A Botanist's Guide to Parties and Poisons will immerse you in 1920s academic London and have you turning pages to the end. Saffron Everleigh is a plucky heroine that readers will want to join for the next adventure. An engaging read!"
The Deception (2022)
Kim Taylor Blakemore
"Kim Taylor Blakemore's The Deception captures the fascinating world of nineteenth-century mediums in this story of intrigue, deceit, and the otherworldly. Historical fiction lovers will delight in the wonderfully captured details and the mystical elements at the center of this novel. A must-read!"

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