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Rent a Boyfriend
Rent a Boyfriend | Gloria Chao
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To All the Boys Ive Loved Before meets The Farewell in this incisive romantic comedy about a college student who hires a fake boyfriend to appease her traditional Taiwanese parents, to disastrous results, from the acclaimed author of American Panda. Chloe Wang is nervous to introduce her parents to her boyfriend, because the truth is, she hasnt met him yet either. She hired him from Rent for Your Rents, a company specializing in providing fake boyfriends trained to impress even the most traditional Asian parents. Drew Chans passion is art, but after his parents cut him off for dropping out of college to pursue his dreams, he became a Rent for Your Rents employee to keep a roof over his head. Luckily, learning protocols like Type C parents prefer quiet, kind, zero-PDA gestures comes naturally to him. When Chloe rents Drew, the mission is simple: convince her parents fake Drew is worthy of their approval so theyll stop pressuring her to accept a proposal from Hongbo, the wealthiest (and slimiest) young bachelor in their tight-knit Asian American community. But when Chloe starts to fall for the real Drewwho, unlike his fake persona, is definitely not rent-worthyher carefully curated life begins to unravel. Can she figure out what she wants before she loses everything?
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melmes
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⭐️4.0
“I wanted to reach into my chest and hand her my heart, so she could finally understand what made me tic.”
Such a sweet comedic romance story on a real practice in some Asian countries hiring boyfriend. The main character had an interesting way of describing her inner most feelings. I wish I could‘ve seen more downs in their relationship.
#gloriachao #rentaboyfriend #bookspin #fridayread

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 5d
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melmes
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Number. 5️⃣
My first book for the bookspin, should get the audiobook soon and & see if I‘ll like it.
#gloriachao #rentaboyfriend #bookspin #reading #mondayreading

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! 2w
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Sharpeipup
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What are your thoughts when an author reviews their own book? 🧐🤔

5feet.of.fury I don‘t mind as long as it‘s obvious/truthful. Whose gonna love it if you don‘t? Paid reviews or fake accounts 👎 1mo
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BayouGirl85
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I felt so bad for Chloe with how her family treated her. It was comforting that Drew was there for her.

February Book 2/25 #LitsyLove #bookspinbingo

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MartinaLove
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3.5/5 ⭐
I really enjoyed this one. The characters, the conflicts, their emotions... everything felt real. If you like funny and fake dating trope stories, this is for you.
I also read this on my kindle app. 🙂

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MartinaLove
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Currently reading. 📖

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Besides the amazing audiobook narrators, the story is just too good! I love how the romance is so relatable and realistic. This is definitely one of the books that are up there!

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TaraTLK
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Had to race with the library ebook, not brcause I wasn't enjoying a delightfully apropos book for Lunar New Year Eve, but because I reached the great unraveling point and worried I would suffer extreme second hand embarassment. (It was fine.) The parenting is tough in his, but the book does a great job explaining what motivates the parents, so that they are not just obstacles.

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kimmypete1
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Cute, fun and funny. Part rom-com, part family relationships.

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Michollio
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Woot woot! I haven't won a book in a while 📚🎉🤩

rachelsbrittain Exciting! 1y
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cleoh
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• Rent A Boyfriend, Summer Knight, and The Hunting Party
• Summer Knight by Jim Butcher
• not sure yet, but it seems likely!

#weekendreads @rachelsbrittain

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Preciouz29
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Enjoyable and extra mooncake points for getting the pinyin & tones right.