It’s kind of rare that I read adult fiction. I am someone who tends to enjoy young adult fiction, and high fantasy. But Crazy Rich Asians is a book with a lot of buzz around it, and with a movie coming out, I decided to check it out.
I read this book on a trip to New York recently, and absolutely adored it. It’s about a couple who lives in New York City, and they take a trip to Singapore for the man’s (Nick) friend’s wedding, and the woman (Rachel) realizes that she knows nothing of her boyfriend’s family.
Turns out, Nick’s family is insanely rich, and Rachel is thrust into a completely different world. She’s suddenly surrounded by designer brands and actual royalty, and she doesn’t quite know what to do.
I fell head over heels in love with this book. I had an absolutely fantastic time reading this, and I will be both seeing the movie, and reading Kwan’s other books. If you’re a fan of books with extravagance with some romance thrown in (but not too deeply focused on), this is a book you should check out. Crazy Rich asians hits movie theaters on August 15th, I’ll see you there!
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