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Tan, Cheryl Lu-lien

Summary: On the edge of twenty-seven, Jazzy hatches a plan for her and her best girlfriends: Sher, Imo, and Fann. Before the year is out, these Sarong Party Girls will all have spectacular weddings to expat ang moh-- caucasian-- husbands, with Chanel babies (half-white children--the ultimate status symbol) quickly to follow. Razor-sharp, spunky, and cheerfully brand-obsessed, Jazzy is a woman who plays...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Tan 2016

Kwan, Kevin

Summary: Crazy rich Asians is the outrageously funny debut novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his ABC (American-born Chinese) girlfriend to the wedding of the season.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KWA

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KWA

Flint, Shamini

Summary: Homicide detective Inspector Singh has returned home to Singapore to rest his weary feet after time spent globe-trotting and crime-solving in Malaysia and Bali. But it's not long before he wishes he would be sent off to another foreign locale. With his wife nagging him and his boss lecturing him about his unconventional work habits, he's thrilled when a new case comes across his desk. A senior...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Chand, Meira

Summary: Tells the tumultous history of Singapore as it journeys along the long, hard path to independence through the story of three families whose lives are intertwined and relationships are tested over time.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Uk 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHA

Kwan, Kevin

1 hold on 4 copies

Summary: "Kevin Kwan, ... author of Crazy Rich Asians, is back with a ... new novel of social climbing, secret e-mails, art-world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu, engaged to marry Asia's most eligible bachelor, discovers her birthfather"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KWA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KWA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KWA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kwan 2015

Teo, Sharlene

Summary: "A refreshing and riveting story of female friendship set in Singapore--a surprising and powerful portrait of modern Asia" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TEO

Kwan, Kevin.

Summary: Envisioning a summer vacation in the humble Singapore home of a boy she hopes to marry, Chinese American Rachel Chu is unexpectedly introduced to a rich and scheming clan that strongly opposes their son's relationship with an American girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2013

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4 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KWA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KWA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KWA

Yu, Ovidia

Summary: Rosie “Aunty” Lee—feisty widow, amateur sleuth and proprietor of Singapore’s best-loved home cooking restaurant—is back in another delectable, witty mystery set in Singapore. Slightly hobbled by a twisted ankle, crime-solving restaurateur Aunty Lee begrudgingly agrees to take a rest from running her famous café, Aunty Lee’s Delights, and turns over operations to her friend and new business...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YU

Flint, Shamini

Summary: "Inspector Singh is sick of sick leave, so when Mrs Singh suggests they attend a family wedding in Mumbai, he grudgingly agrees-- hoping that the spicy Indian curries will make up for extended exposure to his wife's relatives. Unfortunately, the beautiful bride-to-be disappears on the eve of her wedding--did she run away to avoid an arranged marriage, or is there something more sinister afoot?...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Piatkus 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Vanneman, Alan.

Summary: A seemingly impossible murder in a London rooming house sends Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson on a perilous search for a killer that leads them from England to Egypt, India, and Singapore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

Kwan, Kevin.

Summary: A wickedly funny new novel of social climbing, secret e-mails, art-world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu, engaged to marry Asia's most eligible bachelor, discovers her birth father.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC KWA

Gabriel, Marius.

Summary: Thirty years after the end of World War II, Francine Lawrence, a wealthy, half-Chinese businesswoman, is forced to confront her past, when a young woman claiming to be her daughter, Ruth, given away to preserve the child's life, returns.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAB

Flint, Shamini

Summary: Inspector Singh is in Cambodia - wishing he wasn't. He's been sent as an observer to the international war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, the latest effort by his superiors to ensure that he is anywhere except in Singapore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Piatkus 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Flint, Shamini

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Felony & Mayhem Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Chen, Kirsten.

Summary: Gretchen Lin leaves behind a floundering marriage to return to her Singapore home, where she confronts the challenges of her mother's alcoholism and her father's artisanal soy sauce business before being pulled into a family controversy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CHE

Ho, Lauren

Summary: "At thirty-three, Andrea Tang is living the dream: She has a successful career as a lawyer, a posh condo, and a clutch of fun-loving friends who are always in the know about Singapore's hottest clubs and restaurants. All she has to do is make partner at her law firm and she will have achieved everything she's worked for. And if she's about to become the lone unmarried member of her generation...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC HO

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Ho 2020

Flint, Shamini

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Felony & Mayhem Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FLI

Farooki, Roopa.

Summary: Abandoning her privileged life in England and husband of less than a year, Aruna Ahmed returns to her native Singapore, where she remembers the death of her father, her failed relationship with her best friend, and a complicated psychological diagnosis she has tried to ignore.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAR

Jenoff, Pam

Summary: 1942. Sadie Gault is eighteen and living with her parents amid the horrors of the Krakow Ghetto during World War II. When the Nazis liquidate the ghetto, Sadie and her pregnant mother are forced to seek refuge in the perilous sewers beneath the city. One day Sadie looks up through a grate and sees a girl about her own age buying flowers. Ella Stepanek is an affluent Polish girl living a life of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2021

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