Did you read Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan or see the movie? Are you looking for more about the lives of the rich and their glam lifestyles? Here are some titles similar to Crazy Rich Asians.
American Royals – Katherine McGee
In an alternate America, princesses Beatrice and Samantha Washington and the two girls wooing their brother, Prince Jefferson, become embroiled in high drama in the most glorious court in the world.
Five Star Billionaire – Tash Aw
Dreaming of love and success in rapidly changing Shanghai, four individuals–a starry-eyed waitress, a wealthy developer’s son, a pop artist, and a poetry-loving activist–confront unexpected realities in regional challenges.
Free Food for Millionaires – Min Jin Lee
Casey Han’s four years at Princeton gave her many things, But no job and a number of bad habits. Casey’s parents, who live in Queens, are Korean immigrants working in a dry cleaner, desperately trying to hold on to their culture and their identity.
Primates of Park Avenue – Wednesday Martin
After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighborhood, Wednesday Martin struggled to fit in. Drawing on her background in anthropology and primatology, she tried looking at her new world through that lens, and suddenly things fell into place.
Sarong Party Girls – Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan
On the edge of twenty-seven, Jazzy hatches a plan for her and her best girlfriends. Before the year is out, these Sarong Party Girls will all have spectacular weddings to expat ang moh– caucasian– husbands, with Chanel babies (half-white children–the ultimate status symbol) quickly to follow.
Social Creature – Tara Isabella Burton
Louise Wilson has mastered the tricks and shortcuts that a penniless small-town girl needs to survive in New York City. When she meets the beautiful, wealthy, eccentric, and aimless Lavinia Williams, she thinks her dreams of a cosmopolitan existence may be coming true. Lavinia introduces her to a rarified life of beauty and indulgence: private opera boxes, secret bookstores in brownstones, Shakespearean masked balls, underground cabarets, closets full of hundreds of dresses, and the finest champagne money can buy.
The Nest – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweetney
A warm, funny and acutely perceptive debut novel about four adult siblings and the fate of the shared inheritance that has shaped their choices and their lives.
The Wangs vs. The World – Jade Chang
A hilarious debut novel about a wealthy but fractured Chinese immigrant family that had it all, only to lose every last cent–and about the road trip they take across America that binds them back together.
The Windfall – Diksha Basu
For the past thirty years, the Jha’s have been defined by cramped spaces and gossipy neighbors. But when Mr. Jha comes into an enormous sum of money, he moves his reluctant wife from their housing complex in East Delhi to the super-rich side of town, ultimately forcing them, and their son, to reckon with who they are and what really matters to them.
What We Were Promised – Lucy Tan
After years of chasing the American dream, the Zhen family has moved back to China. Settling into a luxurious serviced apartment in Shanghai, Wei, Lina, and their daughter, Karen, join an elite community of Chinese-born, Western-educated professionals who have returned to a radically transformed city.