Ghost Bride
  1. Book Title:Ghost Bride
  2. Author Name:Yangsze Choo
  3. Catalog Link
  4. Discussion Resources

Description:

Yangsze Choo’s stunning debut, The Ghost Bride, is a startlingly original novel infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, and unexpected supernatural twists. Li Lan, the daughter of a respectable Chinese family in colonial Malaysia, hopes for a favorable marriage, but her father has lost his fortune, and she has few suitors. Instead, the wealthy Lim family urges her to become a “ghost bride” for their son, who has recently died under mysterious circumstances. Rarely practiced, a traditional ghost marriage is used to placate a restless spirit. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at what price? Night after night, Li Lan is drawn into the shadowy parallel world of the Chinese afterlife, where she must uncover the Lim family’s darkest secrets—and the truth about her own family. Reminiscent of Lisa See’s Peony in Love and Amy Tan’s The Bonesetter’s Daughter, The Ghost Bride is a wondrous coming-of-age story and from a remarkable new voice in fiction. Published 2013, 373 pages. (Description from the publisher)

June 2017
SMTWTFS
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
       
July 2017
SMTWTFS
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
August 2017
SMTWTFS
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
       
September 2017
SMTWTFS
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
       
October 2017
SMTWTFS
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
       
November 2017
SMTWTFS
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
       
 
December 2017
SMTWTFS
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
January 2018
SMTWTFS
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
       
February 2018
SMTWTFS
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728   
       
March 2018
SMTWTFS
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
       
April 2018
SMTWTFS
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
       
May 2018
SMTWTFS
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
       
 
June 2018
SMTWTFS
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
       
July 2018
SMTWTFS
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
       
August 2018
SMTWTFS
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
       
September 2018
SMTWTFS
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October 2018
SMTWTFS
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
       
November 2018
SMTWTFS
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930