Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune

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  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune
  • Roselle Lim
  • English
  • 10 August 2017
  • 1984803255

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Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune 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 evensurprised 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. Read Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune By Roselle Lim – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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13 thoughts on “Natalie Tans Book of Luck and Fortune

  1. Helen Hoang 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.

  2. Tadiana ✩Night Owl☽ 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 b...

  3. Katie B 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 Years later she returns after the death of her mother and is shocked to discover the neighborhood is falling apart with families leaving and businesses failing Natalie has some animosity towards some of her mother s neighbors as she feels they provided no help in assisting her with her mother s agoraphobia But with plans to reopen her grandmother s restaurant, she s going to need their help and she might get...

  4. Alexa 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 characters as we...

  5. Hollis 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 ...

  6. PorshaJo says:

    Review to come.

  7. Linden 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 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 ...

  8. Madalyn (Novel Ink) 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...

  9. Nafiza 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. Dani - Perspective of a Writer says:

    Check outreviews Perspective of a WriterThe BuzzI actually saw this listed on a YARC2019 twitter recommendation and was so happy that I went for it I ve been neglecting contemporary reads and this was just what I needed I like that its adult but that new adult aged readers will super identify with it to I will admit that the title is a mouthful I wouldn t have chosen it but it does totally suit the story And there is something totally perfect about the cover It suits the atmosp Check outreviews Perspective of a WriterThe BuzzI actually saw this listed on a YARC2019 twitter recommendation and was so happy that I went for it I ve been neglecting contemporary reads and this was just what I needed I like that its adult but that new adult aged readers will super identify with it to I will admit that the title is a mouthful I wouldn t have chosen it but it does totally suit the story And there is something totally perfect about the cover It suits the atmosphere of the setting while reflecting the message of female empowerment The PremiseNatalie Tan is just like many girls who have a dream They are a little impatient to get on with it and don t understand when it doesn t happen instantly for them We go on this journey with her as she faces her past at the death of her mother and returns home to the neighborhood she grew up in Long forgotten times resurface and she realizes the past isn t quite as she d been telling herself ...

  11. Katie Zhao 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 harbors a deep a...

  12. Jenna Friebel says:

    Lovely and heartwarming and charming and magical 3

  13. Anna says:

    I had high hopes for this, and sadly ended up disappointed.Overall, this felt like a wholesome Lifetime movie with a heavy dose of magical realism, and steeped in Chinese culture and cuisine Plot Natalie Tan grew up in San Francisco s Chinatown with her agoraphobic mother She left home when she was 21 and has been estranged from her mother ever since Natalie wanted to attend culinary school, but her mother strongly opposed it In Asian cultures, filial piety is really important and the two n I had high hopes for this, and sadly ended up disappointed.Overall, this felt like a wholesome Lifetime movie with a heavy dose of magical realism, and steeped in Chinese culture and cuisine Plot Natalie Tan grew up in San Francisco s Chinatown with her agoraphobic mother She left home when she was 21 and has been estranged from her mother ever since Natalie wanted to attend culinary school, but her mother strongly opposed it In Asian cultures, filial piety is really important and the two never reconciled their differences, even after seven years.Over the course of those seven years, Natalie has worked in kitchens all around the world She now temporarily lives in Canada when she spots a bird that indicates her mother has passed She heads to the airport and takes the next flight home.San Francisco s Chinatown has an intense sen...