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My Summer of Love and Misfortune

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Anna and the French Kiss meets Crazy Rich Asians in this hilarious, quirky novel about a Chinese-American teen who is thrust into the decadent world of Beijing high society when she is sent away to spend the summer in China.

Iris Wang is having a bit of a rough start to her summer. In an attempt to snap her out of her funk, Iris’s parents send her away to visit family in
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Hardcover, 384 pages
Expected publication: May 5th 2020 by Simon Pulse
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Alice
Oct 13, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
The summary is so relatable - I’m super glad there’s an own voices take on this because I feel like there aren’t enough As-Am stories where the main character doesn’t get have a successful college application season.
Cindy ✩☽ Savage Queen ♔
Well unlike most of my classmates in high school, I actually enjoyed The Joy Luck Club. So I'm interested to see how this book resembles that, if at all.
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Sep 13, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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this is literally gonna be me next summer (thank you school; minus the Beijing trip . . . so far haha) so hey I gotta read this, right??
KristynRene The Hype Queen of Books
Chinese American slice-of-life? Now that is a YA contemporary I will read.

Thank you to Edelweiss and the Publisher for granting this eARC in exchange for an honest review


This story is incredibly entertaining. That is the grace I grant this book since I did not finish it.

DNF

Sometimes you start a book and you feel you can read that book cover to cover in one sitting. And then you put the book down and it feels like you’ve missed a chance at a life with that book because you never feel like reading
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oo, a YA Crazy Rich Asians? Sign me up
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Lindsay Wong holds a BFA in Creative Writing from The University of British Columbia and a MFA in Literary Nonfiction from Columbia University in New York City.

Wong has been awarded fellowships and residencies at The Kimmel-Harding Nelson Center in Nebraska City, Caldera Arts in Oregon, and The Studios of Key West, among others. Currently, she is writer-in-residence at The John Howard Society and
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