Frankly in Love
David Yoon

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Narrated By: Raymond J. Lee

Duration: 10 hours and 11 minutes

What to expect

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Frank Li is a high school senior living in Southern California. Frank's parents emigrated from Korea, and have pretty much one big rule for Frank - he must only date Korean girls. But he's got strong feelings for a girl in his class, Brit - and she's not Korean. His friend Joy Song is in the same boat and knows her parents will never accept her boyfriend, so they make a pact: they'll pretend to date each other in order to gain their freedom. Frank thinks fake-dating is the perfect plan, but it leaves him wondering if he ever really understood love - or himself - at all.

David Yoon's debut novel is a quirky, authentic, heartbreaking romantic comedy and a refreshingly different take on race, immigrant communities, friendship and family.

Genre

Children's / Teenage fiction: Romance, love & relationships stories, Children's / Teenage fiction: Family & home stories, Children's / Teenage personal & social topics: dating, relationships & love, Children's / Teenage personal & social topics: racism & multiculturalism

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