Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday



Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week's pick: China Dolls by Lisa See
Due out June 4, 2014

Product Description taken from Goodreads:
An exciting new novel set in the "Chop Suey Circuit" of San Francisco right before World War II, from the beloved bestselling author of Snowflower and the Secret Fan and Shanghai Girls.

In 1938, Ruby, Helen and Grace, three girls from very different backgrounds, find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco's exclusive "Oriental" nightclub, the Forbidden City. Grace, an American-born Chinese girl has fled the Midwest and an abusive father. Helen is from a Chinese family who have deep roots in San Francisco's Chinatown. And, as both her friends know, Ruby is Japanese passing as Chinese. At times their differences are pronounced, but the girls grow to depend on one another in order to fulfill their individual dreams. Then, everything changes in a heartbeat with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Suddenly the government is sending innocent Japanese to internment camps under suspicion, and Ruby is one of them. But which of her friends betrayed her?



5 comments:

Michelle SedeƱo said...

Cool! Hope you enjoy this once out. :)

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Jill said...

Yes ma'am! Great pick!

Doris said...

Oh wow this looks really interesting. Awesome pick!
Thanks for sharing <3

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Missie said...

I haven't heard of this one, sounds good!
Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

Skylar Finn said...

This. looks. amazing.

A combination of historical and Asian MCs? I love the premise!

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