Last week we posted an interview (click link if you missed it!) with Axie Oh about her new K-Pop/Kdrama inspired book that we all can’t wait to read. But also because we are happy to announce that our summer book discussion book is Axie Oh’s XOXO! We thought it would be fun to read and discuss a romance and since we’re all Kdrama fans, Axie Oh’s newest novel was the perfect choice. So, read her novel along with us and then check out our discussion on Aug. 18th.
XOXO by Axie Oh
Cello prodigy Jenny has one goal: to get into a prestigious music conservatory. When she meets mysterious, handsome Jaewoo in her uncle’s Los Angeles karaoke bar, it’s clear he’s the kind of boy who would uproot her careful plans. But in a moment of spontaneity, she allows him to pull her out of her comfort zone for one unforgettable night of adventure…before he disappears without a word.
Three months later, when Jenny and her mother arrive in South Korea to take care of her ailing grandmother, she’s shocked to discover that Jaewoo is a student at the same elite arts academy where she’s enrolled for the semester. And he’s not just any student. He’s a member of one of the biggest K-pop bands in the world—and he’s strictly forbidden from dating.
When a relationship means throwing Jenny’s life off the path she’s spent years mapping out, she’ll have to decide once and for all just how much she’s willing to risk for love.