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Jennifer J. Chow writes multicultural mysteries and fantastical young adult stories. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Forthcoming: MIMI LEE GETS A CLUE (March 2020, Berkley/Penguin Random House).

Besides the #ownvoices Sassy Cat mysteries, she writes the Winston Wong cozy series under J.J. Chow. Her other Asian-American novels include The 228 Legacy (2013 Finalist for ForeWord Reviews' Book of the Year Award) and Dragonfly Dreams (a Teen Vogue pick).

“Hope” is the Thing with Feathers

Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stopsat all
-Emily Dickinson
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Average rating: 3.78 · 413 ratings · 143 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
The 228 Legacy

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Mimi Lee Gets a Clue (A Sas...

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Dragonfly Dreams

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"The tagline of "Crazy Rich Asians" meets "Bridget Jones's Diary" perfectly captures the essence of this book. I picked it up on a whim and I couldn't put it down. Andrea Tang is in her early 30s living the dream; she is working her way towards par..." Read more of this review »
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I got an ARC of this book and really enjoyed it. Wrobel did a good job with alternating the perspectives between mother and daughter and building up the suspense. Even though I had to suspend a little disbelief at some of the machinations in the end, ...more
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The book nerd in me was so happy to read this novel! I loved following the quirky heroine, Nina Hill, and enjoyed all the literary references. Though this book meanders through Nina's life, I enjoyed the world and other characters so much that I ...more
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I really loved this book for its new setting of the Netherlands. The exploration of identity and belonging really resonated with me. I also enjoyed the interesting and complex relationship between the two sisters, and their perceptions of one ...more
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“If you can’t even talk to the living, then how can you connect with the dead?”
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“I get what Ah-Mah’s thinking,” Abbey says. “Sometimes I feel so Taiwanese when I speak the language.”
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“Born and raised in the U.S., Lisa labels herself a pure American, no hyphenated identity for her.”
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