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Maid for Me [Kindle Edition]

Kat Lieu , Eve Lieu
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (194 customer reviews)

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  • Length: 138 pages
  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Series: Maid for Me (Book 1)
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Book Description

Feisty Mina Lin waltzes on glass shards when she lands a job as billionaire Jaiden Daniels's maid. What happens when Jaiden hires her to become his pretend girlfriend? Pretending to be in love with the hot Rich Boy is hard, when Mina's heart only beats for her boy next door, Kiterin Forrests. What happens when Mina doesn't know what her heart wants and a crazy Stalker is after Jaiden's life, and the only person who can save him is Mina?

Find out in Maid for Me, starring Mina Lin, an ambitious, silly, funny, and talented Asian-American heroine who has even developed her own fighting styled called Mina-Jitsu. A fast-paced debut novel for young adults, by Kat Lieu. Filled with hilarious dialogue, suspense, sparkling wit and imagination-- a romance novel packed with action and humor!

Maid for Me, Too, the sequel, can be found here

Rave reviews from Authors like David Henry Sterry and my ex-literary agent Maya Rock.

Note to purchasers: Please review! I would highly appreciate any feedback so I can improve on my next books! Thank you for your support!

This is an Best-selling ebook! Ranked Number 1 Feb 28, March 01, 2011 in the Category Children's Book, Humorous.

Editorial Reviews


"Mina is a feisty sixteen-year-old who's had to act more like a parent than a teenager. She's in love with her best friend, who just happens to start dating someone on Mina's birthday. But the bad things in her life are a catalyst for finding a new job and a new love. When Mina (famous for her martial arts Mina-Jitsu) becomes a bodyguard for a billionaires son who's being stalked.
I don't normally read YA books, but I was really impressed with this. I was drawn in from page one, rooting for Mina to get what she deserves from life. Well-written, with some great characters and laugh-out-loud moments, I'll definitely be looking forward to the next one! My only complaint is that it wasn't longer because I didn't want it to end!" -Sibel Hodge, Author

From the Author

Maid for Me, Too is available! Read the exciting conclusion to the Maid for Me Series!

What did I love writing about Maid for Me? I love breathing life into Mina Lin. My sister, Eve, says Mina reminds her so much of me. I guess authors do like writing a bit of their personalities in their characters. Unlike Mina, however, I can't render a six-foot tall boy breathless with a formidable headlock...

Product Details

  • File Size: 2647 KB
  • Print Length: 138 pages
  • Publisher: Nummyz Productions; Fourth Edition for 2013 edition (November 17, 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00322OOFA
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #178,557 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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62 of 65 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars My hat's off to you, Kathleen Lieu! November 28, 2010
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Mina Lin is a feisty 16-year-old. After a lunch with her best friend (whom she is in love with) and his surprising new girlfriend, Mina is down in the dumps. But on her special day, she meets her future employer; and not in the best of ways. But Mina needs this job in order to pay of her mother's tremendous gambling debt. Jaiden Daniels is a billionaire's son and money means nothing to him. He has a lot going for him, but suddenly he starts receiving death threats and things get serious. This is when Mina comes in with her Minajitsu and takes the job as Jaiden's maid/fake girlfriend.

I bought this story as a cheap read, and I honestly thought it would just be a little novella. Boy was I wrong! This story had me hooked from the beginning and it didn't disappoint. At some points I literally started laughing out loud because some of the things Mina did reminded me of myself - and some of it was just plain funny! Mina and Jaiden are both strong characters, and Mina's relationships with her family and friends really tell a lot about her. Jaiden is surprising to say the least, and a lot superficial, but I think we'll see a change in him soon. I can't wait to see how these relationships develop, and I really hope that there is a sequel to this book coming out soon.
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22 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What a Surprise! August 31, 2010
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I,too, bought this for the price...not really expecting much
but a little bit of reading at the beach. What a surprise
was in store--excellent read, snappy characters and great dialogue.
Along with a story and characters you just have to root for.
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18 of 21 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste your .99. January 6, 2012
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I can't believe this book is getting good reviews! Not only is the story line completely unbelievable, ( and I'm ready to believe most anything that is well-written) it is hard to wade through sentences that are so poorly constructed you have to re-read them several times to figure out what the author is saying. From mixing tenses (from present to past in the same sentence, sometimes) the dialogue doesn't sound real and the 'plot' is a mess. It reads like it was written by a non-English speaker, or else was translated from another language by a poor translator. Things like naming a city "Uptown" and referring to it at times as "the Uptown", then having to pass through a security gate to get to "North Uptown" are completely off-putting. I'm going to see if I can get my .99 back!
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27 of 33 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars AWESOMELY WRITTEN! January 22, 2010
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It was an awesome book. Beautifully and hilariously written. My only regret is that I didn't read it sooner.* I would suggest it for teens and those who are teens at heart. It was a beautiful romantic comedy!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
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But since this has so many positive reviews I just felt I had to give my two cents. Just to start off I read a lot and for the most part will buy into anything if presented in a way that I could relate to or in a convincing tone. Reading this story all I could think was "The author is trying way too hard." It seemed like the author was forcing the story to go the way she wanted it to go and the story suffered because of that. Events happened way too quickly and the dialog was ridiculous. An example would be "She ran like a cheetah on fire, easily covering a quarter of a mile in less than four minutes." I know the story had way more "WTF" parts and technically there is nothing wrong with the sentence structure but 1/4th of a mile isn't far and many people can run one full mile in 6 minutes. (Really the story is insanely ridiculous but I can't copy and paste and I'd rather not type out every sentence/conversation that didn't work.) I paid .99 cents so I'm not that angry but personally I've read better stories that were free.

If you are looking for any of these situations (below) and can ignore many errors then buy this eBook.
0) Tomboy has some sort of family issue (CHECK)
1) Tomboy has crush on best friend (CHECK)
2) Best friend gets together with popular girl (CHECK)
3) Tomboy runs into handsome, rich, popular guy (CHECK)
4) They get into convoluted situation (CHECK)
5) They become close and rich guy takes care of all her problems (CHECK)
6) Best friend and popular girl get what they deserve (CHECK)
7) Crazy plot twist served upon another crazy plot twist with a side of what in the world just happened (CHECK)
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21 of 26 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not for those who appreciate good grammar July 28, 2011
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When I came on to this page expressly to write this review, I was shocked to see so many people loved this book. I found it trite and implausible, with a convoluted plot and fairly two-dimensional characters. Now, a lot of cheap reads are like this, and I wasn't expecting fine literature. However, the poor grammar and incorrect punctuation drove me up the wall. In many instances sentences simply did not make sense because the wrong verb tense was used, a subjunctive was required, or other elements did not match up. There are a lot of misplaced and missing commas as well. This may seem overly picky, and while some of the errors could merely stem from editing lapses, I do expect a published work to exhibit an understanding of good writing. If you are a person who is not bothered by these issues you may enjoy the book just fine, but anyone who appreciates good grammar skills and attention to plausibility and accuracy (for instance, women often miscarry when they fall on the stairs -- it is medically impossible for a woman to fall two stories onto concrete and have her unborn child be just fine) should steer clear.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Cool book
It was a ok but it needs to have more people in it and more about Madison and her life. It has a good life lesson in it . I hope u read the 2 book too.
Published 2 months ago by Trinity Johnson
5.0 out of 5 stars Decent Good Read
I really enjoyed this book, it took me about a month maybe three weeks to read. I didn't mind most of the harsh situations and thy were put togther very well I never fel confuse... Read more
Published 5 months ago by Kari Bug-wiltse
5.0 out of 5 stars Fascinating Novel - From Donna Archer
I truly enjoyed reading this novel. It was really interesting. Although i must admit, I was very disappointed with how Mina rejected Jaiden's feelings. Read more
Published 7 months ago by Juanita Gomez
5.0 out of 5 stars BEST BOOK EVER
This book is so awesome and entertaining to me. I have read this book over a thousand times and I'm not over exaggerating. It's not like most books that u read.
Published 7 months ago by Nae
3.0 out of 5 stars the book's good
The books nice and the way of narration is impressive. What a unfortunately dislike about this book is it's central charector. Except whom I like all the rest.
Published 8 months ago by book-e-book
5.0 out of 5 stars AMAZING!!!!!!!!!
I absolutely love the story line. I was interested until the last page and was always wondering if Mina would save Jaiden. Read more
Published 9 months ago by katrivard
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
I loved this story.
Published 10 months ago by Rebecca Miller
2.0 out of 5 stars The author needs to polish her skills....
This is quite an honest review since I have read this published version of the story, and the digital rough draft version made available on the author's websites. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Liz Lucas
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Cute little love story can't wait to read the next book
Published 10 months ago by mariah
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
enjoyed reading.
Published 10 months ago by g, Turpin
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More About the Author

Kat believes that dreams come true when you strive for them. She dreams of writing for a living so she can spend more time at home with her baby son. She dreams of inspiring other writers who are struggling to make a name for themselves. Kat's love for writing allowed her to self-publish ebooks in 2009. Her first publication, Maid for Me, was in a best-selling category and one of the 600 top selling ebooks on Amazon in 2010.

Kat wrote My Cup of Tea, Summer of Love during maternity leave. While caring for her newborn, Kat sacrificed nap time and much needed rest in order to write. When her baby slept, she quickly typed away, ignoring carpal tunnel. Now Kat works full-time by day. By night, she's a dedicated mommy and a writer. She hopes to be able to spend more time with her son, Philly Cheese Steak, and write for a living in the near future.

Dreams do come true, when you believe in them and work hard. Many of Kat's dreams have come true and she wishes the same for all her fans and readers.

Kat is also a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She also runs a tween/teen empire, Nummyz Productions. Nummyz Productions creates original Flash games for girls and provides them with a safe community, love advice, free stories, and support. Nummyz Productions publishes books and e-books. Kat's company has also created websites for celebrities of The Young and the Restless (Kate Linder) and Flash games for multi-million dollar company LittleMissMatched.

Nummyz Productions has created,,,, and

Contact Kat at or businessgurl at gmail dot com. is her official twitter account.

Kat's most current publication is My Cup of Tea: Summer of Love. Read My Cup of Tea here:

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Maid for Me, Too the sequel coming April 2011!
What is Maid for Me,Too about and how would I recieve a free copy of the book to go to my kindle? I loved Maid for Me. It was well thought out and the characters had a lot of personality.
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