What would Astrid want?

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My publishers thought it would be a fun treat for readers if I curated a “fantasy exhibition” featuring things or experiences that characters from my book would want.  It was incredibly fun to dream up what these crazy rich characters might covet, and along the way, some incredibly talented designers and artisans got involved:  Marchesa designed a glorious couture dress inspired by Colette Bing, legendary jewelers to the world’s royal families Munnu The Gem Palace allowed us to feature a few magnificent pieces for Araminta Lee, California designer Erica Tanov created a lovely ensemble befitting Rachel Chu, and wait till you see what Carlton Bao wants…

Ladies and gentlemen, I welcome you to The Crazy Rich Collection.  Please click HERE.

From the Washington Post…

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In this year’s best beach reading, Jane Austen meets Singapore: Kevin Kwan’s “Crazy Rich Asians” and “China Rich Girlfriend” offer a devastating portrait of the hyper-rich a world away from Jane Austen’s England.  Read the full article by clicking HERE.

See You in Toronto!!!

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I’m about to leave for Toronto to kick off my Canadian Book Tour.  If you’re in town, please come see me interviewed by the fabulous Lainey at the Toronto North York Central Library tomorrow night, June 22nd, at 7:00pm.  FREE tickets are still available by clicking HERE.