Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune



Lush and visual, chock full of delicious recipes, Roselle Lim s magical debut novel is about food, heritage, and finding family in the most unexpected places At the news of her mother s death, Natalie Tan returns home The two women hadn t spoken since Natalie left in anger seven years ago, when her mother refused to support her chosen career as a chef Natalie is shocked to discover the vibrant neighborhood of San Francisco s Chinatown that she remembers from her childhood is fading, with businesses failing and families moving out She s even surprised to learn she has inherited her grandmother s restaurant.The neighborhood seer reads the restaurant s fortune in the leaves Natalie must cook three recipes from her grandmother s cookbook to aid her struggling neighbors before the restaurant will succeed Unfortunately, Natalie has no desire to help them try to turn things around she resents the local shopkeepers for leaving her alone to take care of her agoraphobic mother when she was growing up But with the support of a surprising new friend and a budding romance, Natalie starts to realize that maybe her neighbors really have been there for her all along Vivid and lyrical with a touch of magic Helen Hoang, author of The Kiss Quotient Free Download [ Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune ] By [ Roselle Lim ] – e17streets4all.co.ukNatalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune
  • Roselle Lim
  • 25 April 2017
  • 1984803255

10 thoughts on “Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune

  1. says:

    ARC provided by Berkley in exchange for an honest review.Blog Twitter Tumblr Instagram Youtube TwitchBuddy read with Alexa Madalyn

  2. says:

    I absolutely loved this book It s warm and bubbly and filled with magic, community, and great food They need to make a movie of it, and you want to read it And then watch it.

  3. says:

    I expected The Joy Luck Club or a Chinese version of Like Water for Chocolate What I got was a kind of amateurishly written version of a Lifetime romance movie, with some magical realism.Those recipes looked great though I wonder if the final version of the book will inc...

  4. says:

    This was a cute story that worked quite well as a lazy Sunday afternoon read And while the cultural aspects certainly enhanced the story, I do think some other elements fell flat in terms of providing substance I guess what I m trying to say is I didn t feel a meaningful connection to the main character and storyline as much as I assume the author was aiming for Natalie Tan left the San Francisco Chinatown neighborhood she grew up in with dreams of attending culinary school Years later she r This was a cute story that worked quite well as a lazy Sunday afternoon read And while the cultural aspects certainly enhanced the story, I do think some other elements fell flat in terms of providing substance I guess what I m trying to say is I didn t feel a meaningful connection to the main character and storyline as much as I assume the author was aiming for Natalie Tan left the San Francisco Chinatown neighborhood she grew up in with dreams of attending culinary school Yea...

  5. says:

    Buddy read with Madalyn Melanie 3.5 stars I truly enjoyed a lot of the aspects of this novel the depictions of food and the process of cooking, the culture that wove itself into the tale, the mix of characte...

  6. says:

    DNF at 46%I hate to be mean but I m pretty sure I requested an ARC, not a cookbook While there is a certain amount of magic described by Lim and the healing art of cooking and connection as found in Chinese culture, I m sorry to say I was bored instead of bewitched This wo...

  7. says:

    Natalie, living in Montreal when she learns that her estranged mother has died, goes back to San Francisco s Chinatown to attend to the details Her mother suffered from agoraphobia, and Natalie learns how much the people in the community had helped her Natalie loves to cook and provides the reader with many recipes , but does she have the talent and the strength of her late grandmother to reopen the family restaurant which closed many years ago This book had so many things I liked vividly d Natalie, living in Montreal when she learns that her estranged mother has died, goes back to San Francisco s Chi...

  8. says:

    3.5 stars I enjoyed this one, and it definitely made me hungry, but some of the plot threads felt a bit disjointed, and I think I wanted to love itthan I did i did really appreciate how the author brought Natalie s Chinatown neighborhood and all its residents to life It s a deb...

  9. says:

    I read an early copy of this and enjoyed the way magic and reality met and were woven together to create a truly delicious book that will be a gourmand s delight I look forward to reading the finished version as I reckon it s going to be evenamazing.

  10. says:

    Sometimes you read a book that makes you cry, that s so deeply personal to your lived experience that it crushes your heart and fills it up at the same time NATALIE TAN S BOOK OF LUCK AND FORTUNE is one such book for me This book has everything my Chinese diaspora heart could ever want A strong Chinese heroine who harbors a deep appreciation for her immigrant parents and grandparents the use of food to bring love and people together magic in both life, and that which exists beyond our world Sometimes you read a book that makes you cry, that s so deeply personal to your lived experience that it crushes your heart and fills it up at the same time NATALIE TAN S BOOK OF LUCK AND FORTUNE is one such book for me This book has everything my Chinese diaspora heart could ever want A strong Chinese heroine who ha...

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