The descriptions are intriguing and the characters are often funny and flawed.
From the first page I was hooked and ended up reading the entire book in 2 days, which is unusual for me since I'm a slow reader.
I loved learning about the Chinese culture and the different dining experiences available throughout China.
This is a three star/four star book. The characters are a bit juvenile, behave in many ways more like teenagers hyped up on hormones. Read morePublished 6 months ago by D. Kane
The author will improve with each book. She is a daughter of a friend and was reviewed very favorably with her second bookPublished 8 months ago by judith a. mackenzie
I love everything that had anything to do with this book. I bought my copy at the Strand bookstore in Manhattan. Read morePublished 12 months ago by gmcguireinrome
The author wrote with her heart and gave a realistic sense of her experiences. Easy, quick read, perfect for beach or bedtime!Published 14 months ago by Lisa P
This was a book you didn't want to put down. It gives you a interesting perspective on the life of people of different ethnic origins living in US and how they feel. Read morePublished 18 months ago by merle
“My first meal in Beijing is roasted duck, or kaoya as it’s called in Chinese. Glossy and brown, with crisp skin and meltingly moist flesh, the bird is cut into over one hundred... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Suzanne Dobbins
Interesting premise but this ended up being a pretty lacking novel. The writing was quite juvenile and so was the plot. Read morePublished 18 months ago by cat
I would have loved if the descriptions of food were a little more elaborate, but overall it is a very good read. Enjoyed it thoroughly.Published 19 months ago by Amazon Customer