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Crazy Rich Asians

Cover: 'Crazy Rich Asians'

Staff Review: "Crazy Rich Asians" by Kevin Kwan

★★★★★

Rachel Chu is invited by her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, to spend the summer in Asia. They will travel the continent and attend the wedding of Colin Khoo, Nick's best friend, in Singapore. Rachel accepts Nick's invitation and is thrown into the crazy, rich world of Nick's family and friends in Singapore. Money, status, and familial reputation are everything. Rachel, from a meager background, does not meet Nick's mom's expectations. Thus starts an adventure of bachelorette parties on private islands, private jets, and the crazy rich world Nick grew up in. Will Rachel be able to survive this? Is Nick really the man she fell in love with? This book was a delight to read and Kwan's writing was fantastic. Recommended for anyone interested in a contemporary read. Look for the movie this summer!

Audience: adults | Genre: fiction

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