In some Asian countries, singles hire people to stand in as their partners when they return home for major holidays. Gloria Chao's latest novel, Rent a Boyfriend, offers a fun and flirty take on the practice. Photo: Shutterstock In some Asian countries, singles hire people to stand in as their partners when they return home for major holidays. Gloria Chao's latest novel, Rent a Boyfriend, offers a fun and flirty take on the practice. Photo: Shutterstock
In some Asian countries, singles hire people to stand in as their partners when they return home for major holidays. Gloria Chao's latest novel, Rent a Boyfriend, offers a fun and flirty take on the practice. Photo: Shutterstock

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Rent a Boyfriend by Gloria Chao is a fun and flirty Asian-American romantic comedy

Trained as a dentist, in her latest novel Gloria Chao draws on the teenage experience to tell the story of Chloe Wang, a student who hires a fake partner to divert her parents’ attention from her single status

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In some Asian countries, singles hire people to stand in as their partners when they return home for major holidays. Gloria Chao's latest novel, Rent a Boyfriend, offers a fun and flirty take on the practice. Photo: Shutterstock In some Asian countries, singles hire people to stand in as their partners when they return home for major holidays. Gloria Chao's latest novel, Rent a Boyfriend, offers a fun and flirty take on the practice. Photo: Shutterstock
In some Asian countries, singles hire people to stand in as their partners when they return home for major holidays. Gloria Chao's latest novel, Rent a Boyfriend, offers a fun and flirty take on the practice. Photo: Shutterstock
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