Tag Archives: Chinese

Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

I didn’t realize when I chose this book that the majority of it would take place in the spirit world.  I know I would have passed it by, and that would have been a shame.  Why?  Because this book was … Continue reading

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Hawaii by James A. Michener

I am a huge fan of historical fiction.  And would you believe it – this is my first Michener novel!  It didn’t take me long to realize that I had been missing out.  Hawaii gripped me from the first pages … Continue reading

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Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

“The old Seattle landmark was a place he’d visited twice in his lifetime.  First when he was only twelve years old, way back in 1942 – ‘the war years’ he liked to call them.  Even then the old bachelor hotel … Continue reading

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Kitchen Chinese by Ann Mah

“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 pieces, in the traditional way.” Ann Mah’s … Continue reading

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