Welcome to my site!

Check out the top navigation menu for more information about my books and learn more about me! Be sure to also scroll down on this page to see my latest announcements.

If you’re interested in purchasing my books, you can buy the Mindy Kim books (for ages 6-9) here and my YA novels (I’ll Be the One and Flip the Script) here. You can also add the Gigi Shin books, my upcoming books for the middle school readers, on Goodreads here. If you have any questions or would like to book me for a visit, go to the Contact page to send me an email! 

Finally, if you need a high-res photo of me or my books, check out the press kit here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

I can finally tell people what’s next for me in YA! I honestly got tired of seeing the same types of couples on dating shows. So I made my own & turned it into a celebration of QPOC love! 🌈♥️ You can add it on Goodreads now.

This is why I say I have no hobbies. 😅 Last year, I had a LOVE ISLAND and SINGLE’S INFERNO obsession and it became this project. So if you like either of those shows and similar ones like TERRACE HOUSE, you’ll love THE CUFFING GAME!

This book is also a love letter to my years of (suffering) in film school in LA! I’ve always wanted to write a book about the (pains) joys of film-making & the sheer chaos that is reality TV so I’m so excited to share this book with y’all! And PRIDE AND PREJUDICE is one of my favorite books/movies (esp the Keira Knightley version) of all time! But there weren’t nearly enough POC and/or queer people in that book, so!!! This is my first time writing enemies to lovers in a WHILE so this should be interesting, haha. Thank you so much to my agent, Penny Moore, and my editor, Mabel Hsu , without whom this project would not have been possible.

And thank you to all the readers who screamed at me to write more queer YA. This one is for y’all! 💖🌈❤️ I love Mia and Noah. And the entire cast, honestly! I hope you’ll love them too. ✨

Aside from my calendar of virtual events, I also have a few local events planned for the beginning of this year! If you would like to book me for a local and/or virtual event, please feel free to refer to my appearances page for more info.

I’m so happy to announce my next project after the Mindy Kim books, GIGI SHIN IS NOT A NERD, which will come out in Spring 2024! There will still be two more Mindy Kim books out this year and next year, but I’m so excited to dive into books for slightly older readers (ages 8-12) as well~

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for the young reader in your life? The Mindy Kim Food and Fun Collection is now available! This boxed set includes all eight books that are currently out now (see the Mindy Kim page for more info.)

Signed books! If you would like a signed book for yourself or would like to gift one for the holidays, you can get one through these indie bookstores (while supplies last!):

Pantego Books (select Mindy Kim books, Flip the Script, and I’ll Be the One)

Book People (Flip the Script and Mindy Kim only)

Books of Wonder (Flip the Script only)

All the best,

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