- Memoirs of a Geisha
Fiction, tale of a girl who is sold into the life of a geisha.
Fiction, Black Widow murder mystery, so-so; lifeguard/pool guy is set up as the murderer in a killing spree.
Stewart, Carol Lynn
- Door in the Sky
Fiction, half-Basque witch, Gascon daughter of the local nobleman, fights her way to freedom under the cloud of charges brought during the Inquisition.
- The Bonesetter’s Daughter
- The Kitchen God’s Wife
Fiction, tale-within-a-tale of a Chinese-American woman learning about her ancestors in China; another tale-within-a-tale of a Chinese-American woman who learns of her mother's early life in China.