Death by Bubble Tea is on a list of recommended mystery reads in Woman’s Day (October 2022 issue)!

SoCal Indie List (4th5th, 6th, 7th times)

Three times on the SoCal Indie Bestseller List! 

Death By Bubble Tea is on the SoCal Indie Bestseller List for the second week in a row!

Death By Bubble Tea is on the SoCal Indie Bestseller List (#3 in mass market category)!!

Death By Bubble Tea got reviewed in the New York Times!

Death By Bubble Tea is in the book club roundup in Woman’s World (July 18, 2022 issue)

Mimi Lee Cracks the Code is a finalist for the 2022 Lefty Award (Best Humorous Mystery Novel)!

Mimi Lee Cracks the Code is a Fresh Pick for December 27, 2021 on Fresh Fiction!

Bustle chooses Mimi Lee Cracks the Code as one of the 10 New Must-Read Books Out This Week!

The Sassy Cat Mysteries is in the news! (In OC Register and other outlets of the Southern California News Group)

Midnight Hour gets reviewed in The New York Times!

Mimi Lee Cracks the Code is a Featured Title on NetGalley for “Next in Series”

I’m the new Vice President of Sisters in Crime, an international community for all who write and love crime fiction! 

Starred review for Midnight Hour, a crime fiction anthology I’m involved in

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is nominated for a Cozy Escape Book Award!

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is one of BuzzFeed’s Top 5 Books by AAPI authors

Mimi Lee Gets A Clue is nominated for a Lefty Award in the Best Humorous Mystery category!

I’m in a Holiday Gift Guide with fellow 2020 Debuts!

Mimi Lee Reads Between the Lines is a Notable New Release for November.

Seniors Sleuth reaches 100 reviews on! 

Seniors Sleuth is a Kindle Monthly Deal (only $1.99!) for September 2020

I’m the new Chick on the blog for Chicks on the Case!

Mimi Lee Gets a Clue is one of 57 best thrillers & mysteries of 2020

Happy Asian Pacific American Month! I’m listed alongside other Asian American authors.

Books & Boba picks Mimi Lee Gets a Clue for their book of the month!

My six-word-mystery is a finalist in the cozy category for the RMMWA contest!

Excited to be a guest author for Trivia Night for Mystery Lovers

Seniors Sleuth is a top series starter on Smashwords!

I have a book deal with Penguin Random House!

The Brave New Girls anthology my YA sci-fi story is in reached #1 New Release for Children’s Steampunk!

I’m now represented by Jessica Faust at BookEnds Literary Agency!

Bronze medal (Young Adult Fiction-Religion/Spirituality category) for Dragonfly Dreams!

The audiobook version of Dragonfly Dreams is out!

Seniors Sleuth is part of Authors for Libraries!

Dragonfly Dreams is listed on the SCBWI Winter 2016 Reading List (my book is in the California section)!

Prequel short story (“Case 01”) to Seniors Sleuth is out!

Seniors Sleuth is a CLUE Award Finalist!

The 228 Legacy gets a kind review from Publishers Weekly.

I have two pieces of flash fiction featured in Hyphen.

Seniors Sleuth gets Runner-Up (under “Mystery”) in the 2015 Beach Book Festival!

The 228 Legacy gets Honorable Mention (under “General Fiction”) in the 2015 San Francisco Book Festival!

Essay about my Chinese camphor trunk gets honorable mention on the Project Keepsake contest.

My personal essay, “Pure Sacrifice,” wins second place in an anthology contest.

The 228 Legacy is a Foreword Reviews’ Book of the Year Award Finalist!