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  1. Jean

    Hi Jasmine, I know, it can be confusing! There isn’t a second book but basically, the opening of the door lets you know that she’s going to move on and she’s going to be all right. My second novel, Mambo in Chinatown, isn’t about Kimberly but she does make a very short appearance in it with a mystery love interest. Just know that she and Ma are just fine. 🙂 I’m so glad you enjoyed my book and thanks for getting in touch! Warmly, Jean

  2. Jasmine He

    Hello, I really like “Girl In Translation” but I am wondering if there is a second book to it. I don’t really understand the ending of Kim opening the door.

  3. Jean

    Michelle, I’m so glad that you saw something of your own story in my work. Thanks so much for getting in touch. Now that I live abroad, I really miss New York’s Chinatown. 🙂

  4. Jean

    Thank you, Paula, and I wish you the best of luck with your poetry!

  5. Michelle

    Hi Jean,

    Thank you so for writing Girl in Translation! As someone who grew up in Chinatown Manhattan, I saw many parallels between the book and my childhood experiences. My parents came to New York not knowing English and with only a high school degree from China. The immigrant experience is very real and the book spoke to me in many ways.

    – Michelle

  6. Paula Timpson

    Thanks for your beautiful stories. You are inspiring! Please enjoy my poetry. My books are on Amazon .Blessings! Our son is my forever muse. Luv, Paula Timpson