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Navigating Culture And Crushes In 'Frankly In Love'

David Yoon's young adult debut follows Frank Li, a Korean American kid who concocts a plan to keep his strict parents from finding out that he's dating a non-Korean girl — what could go wrong?
Source: Beth Novey

David Yoon's debut novel has set off commotion, excitement, and a movie option. It's , in which we meet Frank Li, a high school senior and a self-described nerd, who, with his best friend Q, plays video games, watches obscure movies, gets high SAT scores and doesn't talk about girls — except, of course, when they do. Which is a lot. Frank's parents are Korean — he doesn't like the hyphen before his own "American." And

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