Well, That Was Unexpected

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Product Details
Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Delacorte Press
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.4 X 1.3 inches | 1.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593433973

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About the Author
Jesse Q Sutanto is the author of the YA thriller The Obsession and the adult rom com Dial A for Aunties. She grew up shuttling back and forth between Indonesia, Singapore, and Oxford and considers all three places her home. She has a master's from Oxford University, but she has yet to figure out how to say that without sounding obnoxious. Jesse has forty-two first cousins and thirty aunties and uncles, many of whom live just down the road. She used to game, but with two little ones and a husband, she no longer has time for hobbies. She aspires to one day find one (1) hobby. Visit her online at jesseqsutanto.com.
Reviews
Praise for Well, That Was Unexpected:

"Well, That was Unexpected is a delightful, hilarious, captivating love letter to Indonesia, and coming of age in a large meddlesome family, and the thrill of finding your person where you least expect it!"-- Ali Hazelwood, New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis

"A hilarious, heartfelt rom-com with a refreshing take on matchmaking, complete with embarrassing, yet well meaning, parents and a social media twist."--Krystal Marquis, author of The Davenports

"Charming and immersive, this book feels like taking a trip to Indonesia. Jesse Q. Sutanto writes such vibrant characters, with gorgeous descriptions of setting, culture, and food. Don't read this on an empty stomach!"--Nicole Lesperance, author of The Depths.

"[Y]ou will enjoy every minute of it."--E! Online

"Sutanto is the queen of quirky heroines in borderline chaotic situations."--BuzzFeed

★ "The novel is full to the brim with humor, heart, and a joyous celebration of Chinese Indonesian culture. In a novel that brings to mind Bridget Jones' Diary, Sutanto has created a book that readers will want to return to again and again."--Booklist, starred review

"[An] uproarious rom-com...Sutanto explores the richness of Indonesian culture and history through alternating first-person perspectives, a large and vibrant Chinese Indonesian cast, well-timed comedy, and soap opera-worthy drama in this summery read."--PW

"Sutanto's novel is full of hijinks, humor, and heart. A delightfully lively rom-com."--Kirkus Reviews