Searching for Sylvie Lee

About the Author: Jean Kwok

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  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • Searching for Sylvie Lee
  • Jean Kwok
  • English
  • 01 May 2017
  • 0062834304

Searching for Sylvie Lee NAMED A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2019 BY Marie Claire Nylon Huffington Post CrimeReads Bookbub Book Riot Debutante BallIt begins with a mystery Sylvie, the beautiful, brilliant, successful older daughter of the Lee family, flies to the Netherlands for one final visit with her dying grandmother and then vanishes.Amy, the sheltered baby of the Lee family, is too young to remember a time when her parents were newly immigrated and too poor to keep Sylvie Seven years older, Sylvie was raised by a distant relative in a faraway, foreign place, and didn t rejoin her family in America until age nine Timid and shy, Amy has always looked up to her sister, the fierce and fearless protector who showered her with unconditional love.But what happened to Sylvie Amy and her parents are distraught and desperate for answers Sylvie has always looked out for them Now, it s Amy s turn to help Terrified yet determined, Amy retraces her sister s movements, flying to the last place Sylvie was seen But instead of simple answers, she discovers something much valuable the truth Sylvie, the golden girl, kept painful secrets secrets that will reveal about Amy s complicated family and herself than she ever could have imagined.A deeply moving story of family, secrets, identity, and longing, Searching for Sylvie Lee is both a gripping page turner and a sensitive portrait of an immigrant family It is a profound exploration of the many ways culture and language can divide us and the impossibility of ever truly knowing someone especially those we love. Best Download Searching for Sylvie Lee [ author ] Jean Kwok [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – theheartwork.co.uk

10 thoughts on “Searching for Sylvie Lee

  1. Jean Kwok says:

    I m so thankful for your interest in SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE It ll be released on June 4th, 2019 Check the Goodreads giveaways , plus chapter 1 has been released on my website and chapters 2 and 3 are coming on May 7th Thank you all so much for taking the time to read and rate I hope very mu...

  2. Patricia says:

    SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE is a beautifully written novel that left me thinking of the problems facing immigrants or anyone who is trying to fit in Told by two sisters and their mother, this book is about a heart breaking tragedy which occurs when family secre...

  3. Jenna Friebel says:

    Jean Kwok has created another wonderful novel Family saga, culture, secrets, suspense and ultimately, heartbreaking.

  4. Marjorie says:

    Sylvie Lee is a successful, beautiful woman Her younger sister, Amy, idolizes her When news reaches them that their grandmother is dying in the Netherlands, Sylvie flies there to be with her Sylvie grew up in the Netherlands Her parents were too poor to take care of her when she was born and sent her to live with her grandmother and the Tan family Sylvie didn t return to the US and her parents until she was 9 years old But now Sylvie has returned to the place she thinks of as home But Amy Sylvie Lee is a successful, beautiful woman Her younger sister, Amy, idolizes her When news reaches t...

  5. Katrina says:

    I found Searching for Sylvie Lee an enthralling, thought provoking and emotional read This book combines gorgeous, literary prose with a powerfully suspenseful plot As the characters navigate multiple languages and cultures, and the web of relationships that holds them together growscomplex, the novel s insights about family, culture, gender and love rise to the surface, surprising and delighting th...

  6. Brooke says:

    Jean Kwok does it again with Searching for Sylvie Lee This captivating novel shares the story of a family dealing with unraveling a mystery Sisters Sylvie and Amy have many differences but share an abiding love When Sylvie goes missing in the Netherlands, it s her sister who will do anything to find her.Kwok navigates cultures and narrative perspectives deftly in this novel There s unique balance in this book between suspense and story I highly recommend adding this book to your TBR list fo Jean Kwok does it again with Searching for Sylvie Lee This captivating novel shares the story of a family dealing with unraveling a mystery...

  7. Dorina says:

    This is the first book I have read by Jean Kwok and I am adding her to my must read list I was captured by the author s art for telling a story I fell right into it, feeling like I knew the characters and I so love that feeling Sylvie and Amy captured my heart As the plot was revealed, mysteries laid out for us, I just...

  8. Mary says:

    To be honest I didn t think I would love it as much as I did I won it from a goodreads giveaway and felt like because I was sent it, I had to read it I am so glad that I did though Throughout the entire book it has you guessing and trying to solve the mystery When it is actually revealed what happened, it makes sense It isn t just a random thing thrown in last minute as a way to propel the plot Jean Kwok laced the truth all throughout the novel There isn t a hint of lazy writing She defi To be honest I didn t think I would love it as much as I did I won it from a goodreads giveaway and felt like because I was sent it, I had to read it I am so glad that I did though Throughout the entire book it has you guessing and trying to solve the mystery When it is actually revealed what happened, it makes sense It isn t just a random thing thrown in last minute as a way to propel the plot Jean Kwok laced the truth all throughout the novel There isn t a hint of lazy writing She definitely did her research I feel like I learned about Dutch culture without feeling like I was being taught a lesson She is a...

  9. Mary Ann says:

    Seldom does one book successfully weave together mystery, romance, domesticity, family, culture, and travel Jean Kwok s novel Searching for Sylvie Lee is a delightful blend of beautifully written prose, characters who could live next door, and an intriguing missing person s case that will keep you reading late into the night Sylvie Lee is the older sister to Amy, and Sylvie is, and always has been, the perfect and driven daughter, successful in her studies, relationship, and career Until now Seldom does one book successfully weave together mystery, romance, domesticity, family, culture, and travel Jean Kwok s novel Searching for Sylvie Lee is a delightful blend of beautifully written prose, characters who could live next door, and an intriguing missing person s case that will keep you reading late into the night Sylvie Lee is the older sister to Amy, and Sylvie is, and always has been, the perfect and driven daughter, successful in her studies, relationship, and career Until now Visiting her dying grandmother in the Netherlands where she had been raised for the first nine years of her life, Sylvie s tightly wound life unravels, yet she continues to try to hold up the facade as long as she can Then word reaches, or dawns upon, Sylvie s parents and sister in the United States that Sylvie hasn t been seen or heard from fordays than expected Her younger sister, w...

  10. Nicholle says:

    Love, love books with differing perspectives of the same story Many authors are not adept at writing alternating chapters in different voices, but Jean Kwok most certainly is Extreme Book Nerd Challenge A book published this year