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Series Review: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

In the heart of Singapore there are the elusive and wealthy elite: the Youngs, the Leongs, and their myriad cousins and relatives scattered throughout Southeast Asia. When Rachel Chu is invited to spend the summer with her boyfriend, Nick Young’s family, she has no idea she’s about to walk into the lion’s den. What follows […]

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Review: Rich People Problems (Crazy Rich Asians #3) by Kevin Kwan

When Nicholas Young hears that his grandmother, Su Yi, is on her deathbed, he rushes to be by her bedside—but he’s not alone. It seems the entire Shang-Young clan has convened from all corners of the globe, ostensibly to care for their matriarch but truly to stake claim on the massive fortune that Su Yi […]

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Review: Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan

On her very first morning on the jewel-like island of Capri, Lucie Churchill sets eyes on George Zao and she instantly can’t stand him. She can’t stand it when he gallantly offers to trade hotel rooms with her so that she can have the view of the Tyrrhenian Sea, she can’t stand that he knows […]

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Review: China Rich Girlfriend (Crazy Rich Asians #2) by Kevin Kwan

On the eve of her wedding to Nicholas Young, heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Asia, Rachel should be over the moon. She has a flawless Asscher-cut diamond from JAR, a wedding dress she loves more than anything found in the salons of Paris, and a fiance willing to sacrifice his entire inheritance […]

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Movie Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Book Summary: Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians #1) by Kevin Kwan [review here!] The first book of the series, Crazy Rich Asians introduces the major players that are important to the rich and notable of Singapore society–and Southeast Asia as a whole. Nicholas Young, the favorite grandchild of Shang Su Yi, is rumored to […]

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Review: Crazy Rich Asians (Crazy Rich Asians #1) by Kevin Kwan

When Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home, long drives to explore the island, and quality time with the man she might one day marry. What she doesn’t know is that Nick’s family home happens to look like a palace, that she’ll […]