[727]: Rich People Problems by Kevin Kwan

Rich People Problems
by Kevin Kwan
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2017
Series: Crazy Rich Asians, #3
Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars


The last book in this wildly audacious series is just as ridiculous as its predecessors – and I loved it!

We find the matriarch of the family in her apparent deathbed. So of course, every single of this ostentatious family is scrambling to find out to whom she would leave her fortune. Nick Young, having had a falling out with his grandmother since marrying Rachel, did not have any hopes in hell of getting the family estate. Not that he cared either way. All he wanted was to get back into her good graces before she dies. But all bets are off with the Youngs. Knives will be wielded, and tongues will be sharpened (even more lethal than usual). The rest of the family will do their best to keep the favourite grandson (Nick) from seeing, much less talk to the matriarch.

Meanwhile, Astrid, the everΒ private and also a favourite, is dealing with a nasty divorce from Michael. A scandal purported in the form of a sex tape will leave her stocks falling faster than a speeding G6. Who knew Michael would be a vindictive, bitter foe? He will stop at nothing until he ruins Astrid. Drama, drama, drama.

Expect the same frivolity from this family; ridiculousness abounds, with backstabbing as a sport. In short, it was AWESOME. πŸ™‚ The perfect ending to this trilogy delivering a laugh-out-loud dysfunction and a smorgasbord of glitzy glamour. It was a guilty pleasure of a read that’s as wholesome as they come. It features great delicacies for foodies and high-brow fashions for name brand whores. I love that it didn’t veer away from its core values: that money speaks, and social castes are alive and well. There is also much to be said about what was more important above all things: preserving the rich history of what made the Youngs the imperious family that they are.

Looking forward to seeing these books in their film version. I bet it would be like Joy Luck Club only funnier and more dysfunctional. Haha.

  • I haven’t heard of this one before but it sounds great! This sounds like quite the family πŸ™‚

  • This is totally new to me. I like that the family is dysfunctional to the point of being laugh out loud funny; I am glad you enjoyed it.When does the movie come out? Is it based on the first book or this one?

  • I haven’t read anything by this author but you have me intrigued, especially by this book. Love the title, and the story sounds like it’s full of drama. Thanks for your wonderful review. Will give this one a shot πŸ™‚

    • I think he’s only written this series so far. But he’s pretty good. I love how well he exaggerated (maybe?) the plight of the Crazy Rich Asians. Lol.

  • Aw, yay πŸ˜€ I’m so glad you loved this final book. <3 Lovely review Joy πŸ˜€ It does not sound like a book for me at all, haha, but I'm thrilled you loved it so πŸ™‚

    • Thanks, C. Yes, probably not up to your speed. LOL.

  • I am glad to hear that you enjoyed this one. And the family dynamics sounds so entertaining.

  • I have read the previous two and enjoyed them πŸ˜€

    • Awesome! I hope you’ll get the chance to read this one in the near future!

  • hehe I heard good things about this series, it sound fun with the whole family dynamic and kind of original πŸ˜€ maybe I’ll give it a shot

    • I have a feeling you’ll enjoy it, Lily. πŸ™‚ Give it a whirl.

  • shootingstarsmag

    I haven’t read any of these but I’m so curious! I really want to see the movie, so I need to get the first one read at least!

    -Lauren
    http://www.shootingstarsmag.net

    • Ohhh yes. I can’t wait to see the movie! So excited to see this dysfunctional family come to life. πŸ™‚

  • kindlemom1

    Sometimes we just need a little ridiculous. πŸ˜‰

    • Absolutely. Also love seeing how the obnoxiously rich people live. πŸ™‚

  • haha i like the sound of it

    • It was so enjoyable. I hope you’ll get the chance to read the books!

  • RO

    Hey There Joyous Joy and hope all is well! This book sounds like a great read, and like you, I’d love to check it out on the movie screen! Happy November! Hugs…RO

    • Hey, Ro! How are you? I’ve missed you too. Need to stalk your blog for posts. Haha. It’s been a while. Any new recipes you could recommend?