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There's No Such Thing as a Skinny Bibik (New Cover)

Publisher: Epigram Books
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  • Praise
  • About the Author
  • Longlisted for the 2021 Epigram Books Fiction Prize

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    Charlie has always been too tall, too skinny and too wild to ever be considered a proper nyonya. Her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother are always looking on in disapproval, yet Charlie knows she must follow her heart in career and in love. That becomes complicated when three men fight for her affection, a major smuggling ring must be investigated and the paparazzi cannot get enough of her!

  • “Nonya Charlie aka Charlene Neo is a charmingly contradictory heroine in the true Peranakan and adventure tradition…with a touch of romance thrown in.”
    —Ovidia Yu, author of The Cannonball Tree Mystery

  • Sandra Chua is a former magazine editor and meddlesome mother of three exasperated daughters. In addition, she's an avid bookworm, K-drama addict and Domestic Goddess wannabe. There Is No Such Thing as a Skinny Bibik is her first novel.

ISBN: 9789814984096
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 256
Year Published: 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm