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I loved learning about the Chinese culture and the different dining experiences available throughout China.
This books is one of those reads that makes me pass up on heading out of my house just so I can read another chapter.
There is a gentle humor throughout the book that helps carry the flow of the story and humanize the characters.
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 11 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 13 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 17 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 19 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 23 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 23 months ago by Suzanne Dobbins