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Jean’s HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Jenna Bush Hager’s Today Show Book Club Pick, 2019

  • Emma Roberts’ Belletrist Book Club Pick, 2019

  • Best Book of Summer 2019 according to Newsweek, Marie Claire, The NY Post, O, The Oprah Magazine, Real Simple, People, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Good Housekeeping, Nylon, The Week, The Daily Beast, Publishers Weekly, BookBub, Conde Nast Traveler and more

  • Hannah Judy Gretz Fellow 2015, Ragdale Foundation

  • Real Simple’s Best Books of 2014

  • Woman’s Day’s Best Books of 2014

  • American Library Association Outstanding Book for the College Bound (2014)

  • Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award shortlist (2012)

  • Hunter College High School Distinguished Graduate Award (2012)

  • TAYSHAS High School Reading List (2012)

  • American Library Association Alex Award (2011)

  • Orange New Writers title (2011)

  • John Gardner Fiction Book Award finalist (2011)

  • Costco Book Pick (2011)

  • Suburban Mosaic Book of the Year, Adult and High School (2011)

  • Florida Teens Read (2011)

  • Salt Lake County Library Reader’s Choice Award (2011)

  • County-City Library Pick (2011)

  • Chinese American Librarians Association Best Book Award (2010)

  • National Blue Ribbon Book (2010)

  • Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick (2010)

  • Indie Next Pick (2010)

  • China Daily’s Top 10 Books of 2010

  • School Library Journal’s List of Best Adult Books 4 Teens (2010)

  • The Guardian’s Choice of First Novels (2010)

  • Women & Home’s Top 30 Books of 2010

  • Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Fiction (2010)

  • Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Debut Author (2010)

  • Book Bloggers Appreciation Week Best Cultural Book (2010)

  • About.com’s Best of 2010 Pick

  • Flavorwire’s Ten Women Authors We Love (2010)

  • Quality Paperback Book Club New Voices Award nominee (2010)

  • Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference Scholarship

  • Columbia University Graduate Writing Division Fellowships

  • Harvard Club of New York Scholar

  • John Harvard Scholarship for Academic Achievement of the Highest Distinction

  • Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Scholarship for Academic Achievement of the Highest Distinction

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