Books and Boba

#101 - Author Chat with Christina Soontornvat

Episode Summary

We chat with Author Christina Soontornvat and recap week 2 of #AsianBooksChallenge

Episode Notes

On this episode we chat with author Christina Soontornvat about her latest middle grade novel A Wish in the Dark, a tale taking place in Thai-inspired fantasy world loosely inspired bt Les Miserables. We chat with Christina about her inspirations for writing the book as well as how she became a writer after a career as a science educator.

Follow Christina at @soontornvat and pick up A Wish in the Dark at your favorite bookseller!


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