I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this debut! Jee reviews ‘#Unbound: A Tale of Love and Betrayal in Shanghai’ by Dina Gu Brumfield @smithpublicity @GreenleafBookGr #OwnVoices #Shanghai #CulturalRevolution #China #bookreview #blogtour

Title/Author: Unbound by Dina Gu Brumfield Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Pages: 416 In a nutshell (Publisher): The sweeping, multigenerational story of two iron-willed women, a grandmother and granddaughter, Unbound is also a richly textured, turbulent portrait of the city of Shanghai in the twentieth century–a place where everyone must fight to carve out a place…

What We Were Promised by Lucy Tan

Title: What We Were Promised Author: Lucy Tan My verdict: 3.5/5 In a nutshell: After years of chasing the American dream, the Zhen family – Wei, Lina and their daughter Karen, returned to China and joined an elite community of Chinese-born, Western-educated professionals. Drama enfolded Lina discovered that her ivory bracelet went missing, and Wei’s brother,…