Gossip Girl meets Crazy Rich Asians in this dramatic debut novel about a group of private high schoolers in an affluent Southern Californian suburb.
"We need diverse stories! Belinda Lei has written a fun, mysterious, sexy book that explores the full breadth of the Asian American experience with nuance and wit. Congrats on a terrific debut!" - Maulik Pancholy, actor, activist and Stonewall Honor-winning author of THE BEST AT IT
"He had class, he had style, and he certainly was not fresh off the boat. He was fresh off a private jet."
Hunter and Trisha Wang, like the majority of their classmates, are trying to balance AP classes, Ivy League applications, numerous extracurriculars, and tumultuously juicy social lives, all while living in their affluent, suburban bubble. Will Hunter get into Stanford and still be able to maintain his relationship with the "it girl" Sierra Jones? Will Trisha find love with outsider Ray Martinez and figure out what's going on with her influencer best friend, Pamela Shah? Will billionaire newcomer Jack Zhou figure out how to fit in? And who exactly is The Stranger? Welcome to Winchester High, a prestigious college preparatory school where students live seemingly perfect, privileged lives.
In Not THAT Rich, we find that things are not always what they seem, and no matter how much money, power or influence you think you have, high school will always be complicated.
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