Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians
by Kevin Kwan

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Published: 2014
Publisher: Anchor
Genre: Chick-lit, Romance, Asian American, Singapore
Hardback: 544
Rating: 5

Crazy Asians series:
Crazy Rich Asians
China Rich Girlfriend
Rich People Problems

First sentence(s):
London, 1986
Nicholas Young slumped into the nearest seat in the hotel lobby, drained from the sixteen-hour flight from Singapore, the train from Heathrow Airport, and trudging through the rain-soaked streets.

When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But Nick has failed to give his girlfriend a few key details. One, that his childhood home looks like a palace; two, that he grew up riding in more private planes than cars; and three, that he just happens to be the country’s most eligible bachelor.

On Nick’s arm, Rachel may as well have a target on her back the second she steps off the plane, and soon, her relaxed vacation turns into an obstacle course of old money, new money, nosy relatives, and scheming social climbers.


Zombie sighting:
Astrid continued to recount her adventures in Paris while Michael stared zombielike at the sports channel on mute.
-chapter 9, page 76


My two-bits:

ABSOLUTELY loved getting into this world of wealth with all its complications and drama.

PeekAbook: trailer for film that released today!


3 comments:

  1. I want to read the book and watch the movie...

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  2. My son has read this book and really enjoyed it.

    Nice post...thanks.

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  3. I'm so curious. I'll be reading the book and watching the movie at some point.

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