5 comments for “LA Times Festival Of Books – Day 2 Recap @latimesfob

  1. June 25, 2018 at 12:05 pm

    thanks for sharing! so cool ❤️😀

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  2. June 25, 2018 at 12:54 pm

    Wow! You’re so lucky to hear these authors speak. I loved White Oleander and I highly recommend it. It was one of those books that I simply could not put down.


  3. June 25, 2018 at 3:15 pm

    I love Lisa See’s books! I haven’t read her most recent one yet, but Shanhai Girls and Dreams of Joy were some of my favorites.


    • June 25, 2018 at 5:06 pm

      Hmmm I listened to Shanghai Girls in audio and thought it was good in some ways and not so good in others. It felt quite over-dramatic at times and a bit of an emotional slog. I’m not sure I’m going to pick up Dreams Of Joy as a result. I also listened to The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane and liked it okay as well, but it felt really slow and drawn out.


  4. July 28, 2018 at 1:25 am

    Oh MAN. I wish I lived near LA just to attend events like this. I’ve read The Sympathizer and enjoyed it. The writing was challenging for me to get into, but I love the storyline. Nguyen is a masterful author.

    The one Lisa See book I’ve read is Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. I *adore* it. I know you read Shanghai Girls. I have it on my TBR — perhaps someday I can better articulate to you why I love See’s storytelling when we’ve both read the same book?


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