Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Kay's Lucky Coin Variety by Ann Y.K. Choi *Review*

*I received an advance reader copy of this book for my honest review * 

A bittersweet coming-of-age debut novel set in the Korean community in Toronto in the 1980s.

This haunting coming-of-age story told through the eyes of a rebellious young girl, vividly captures the struggles of families caught between two cultures in the 1980s. Family secrets, a lost sister, forbidden loves, domestic assaults—Mary discovers as she grows up that life is much more complicated than she had ever imagined. Her secret passion for her English teacher is filled with problems and with the arrival of a promising Korean suitor, Joon-Ho, events escalate in ways that she could never have imagined, catching the entire family in a web of deceit and violence.

A unique and imaginative debut novel, Kay’s Lucky Coin Varietyevocatively portrays the life of a young Korean-Canadian girl who will not give up on her dreams or her family.


This is not the kind of young adult books I would usually read but it sounded so interesting that I just couldn't pass up the chance to read and review it . 

This book was very interested . There were parts at the beginning I felt was a little bit slow but after a few chapters I just couldn't put it down because I just had to read more. It is very well written .

I give this 4 out of 5. 

Kay's Lucky Coin Variety by Ann Y.K. Choi is now available online and in stores near you.

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