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Isabelle was very likable as were most of the characters.
Her voice reminds me some of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones and perhaps, I could really relate to her as I am Chinese American also.
It gives you a interesting perspective on the life of people of different ethnic origins living in US and how they feel.
I knew that I would enjoy this book before I even started because I always enjoy reading about other cultures, but I didn't know that I would enjoy it as much as I did. Read morePublished 18 days ago by SGT PEPPER
Biographical fiction. Interesting read about Chinese American woman's adjustment to life in Beijing.Published 1 month ago by Grammy
Loved the intriquement of the two sisters living in Beijing and the description of Chinese food!
Mostly that moving to new places helps us find out more about ourselves!,
Sometimes, a 30 something making their way in the world.Sometimes, a decent commentary on life in the new China. But mostly angst
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 13 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 15 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 19 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 21 months ago by Lisa P