Royal Holiday

5/5 stars Vivian has never been to England, but when her daughter invites her to go over Christmas, she can’t refuse. She never imagined she would be staying with a duke and duchess nor did she predict she would possibly-maybe have a holiday fling with the private secretary to the Queen of England! Jasmine Guillory … More Royal Holiday

Polite Society

3.5/5 stars This was a modern reimagining of Jane Austen’s Emma that was reminiscent of Crazy Rich Asians. Ania seemed to have it all together. Living in Delhi, she loved meddling and playing matchmaker to her friends and family. This was a complex and sometimes funny story about Ania’s journey through self-discovery and happiness. I … More Polite Society

Separation Anxiety

4/5 stars Thank you to NetGalley and HarperCollins Publishers for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Judy’s life is not exactly how she planned. Her marriage is failing, her teenage son doesn’t want to talk to her, and her best friend is dying. In an unexpected turn of … More Separation Anxiety

The roar of life

The roar of the steam roller deafened her. She had her headphones in trying to listen to the latest true crime podcast, but it was nearly impossible. Cars whizzed by, honking at the traffic piling up from the nearby construction. She was sitting outside despite the 90 F weather. Her office was windowless and freezing. … More The roar of life

Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune

As a Chinese-American, I am always going to appreciate a story about the Chinese-American experience. Roselle Lim’s book was an easy read and cute story. I didn’t love it, but it was still enjoyable. Without giving too much away, Natalie tan returns to her childhood Chinatown neighborhood following the death of her mother. She then … More Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune