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A Pho Love Story (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

About Loan Le

The American writer Loan Le is well known for her interesting and highly unique Young Adult romance novels. Coming a long way in a relatively short amount of time, she’s made a name for herself as a novelist with something different to say. As the daughter of Vietnamese immigrants, she’s a writer with an interesting perspective too, bringing to life her culture and heritage through her work. From her settings to her characters, she pays close attention to detail every step of the way, making for something quite different in the process. Feeling wholly authentic and genuine, her stories really resonate with readers from around the world, regardless of their own background or where they come from.

Nominated for numerous awards already, it was clear from the outset that Loan Le was a writer with something to say. Talented with an interesting approach to the form, her work is creative and in-depth, making her a writer with a lot to offer. Knowing exactly what she wants from her stories and characters, she’s definitely a confident writer too, never holding back at any one time. Getting straight to the heart of each of her stories with immediate precision, she is easily one of the leading writers currently working within her field. This is true for all her work, as her characters are definitely impactful, leaving their mark and straying with readers long after they’ve put the book down.

There’s an honesty central to each of her pieces too, as she writes in a genuine manner which really doesn’t hold back. Allowing her stories to come to life upon the page, their immersive, drawing the reader in and holding them there throughout. Le often uses many of her own experiences as well, as she uses inspiration from the world around her to help inform her work. Focusing largely on the Young Adult genre for a lot of her work too, she uses it as a template and platform for what she wants to do. Marked as a definite writer to watch in the years to come, there’s plenty more titles planned for release on the horizon.

Early and Personal Life

Growing up with a keen passion for literature, Loan Le was born to Vietnamese immigrant parents hailing from Nha Trang. This would come to shape much of her writing in the years to come, as she would draw heavily upon her heritage for inspiration, doing it justice in her work. Attending Fairfield University, she would receive an MFA degree for fiction, which would help her to continue her writing career.

Over time she would go on to develop her voice as an author, finding her style and approach to the genre as she moved on. Working as an editor herself for Simon Schuster publishing, she has spent some time working within the publishing industry. Not finishing any time soon either, she continues to write, with her writing career growing upwards and onwards from strength-to-strength.

Writing Career

It was in 2021 that Loan Le would make her big literary debut with the Young Adult romance novel ‘A Pho Love Story.’ This would be her first book introducing her as a writer for the first time, and establishing her style and approach in the process. Gaining critical acclaim too, she’s a ‘Pushcart Prize’ nominated writer, and she’s gone on to see her stories and work published through numerous different outlets. She’s also written for an omnibus edition of romance stories alongside many other writers in the same genre and field as well. She will carry on writing into the foreseeable future, as she continues to maintain a strong presence both online and off.

A Pho Love Story

Originally released through the ‘Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers’ publishing imprint, this would first come out in 2021 on the 9th of February. Not a part of any series as such, it’s a stand alone romance novel primarily aimed at an audience of Young Adult readers. It would be well received upon its release, and it’s the the literary debut for Loan Le as a new and upcoming author. Establishing both her and her style, it would introduce her as a writer showing what she was about to the reading public at large.

This is an engaging book on multiple levels, making for a fun and inventive romance story that keeps the reader hooked throughout. With insights into the Vietnamese culture too, it’s definitely an interesting book with some to day, making for a compelling story. The characters are also well drawn too, with each of them having a definite arc that really brings them to life upon the page. It’s also written in an authentic manner, making the world it establishes feel highly believable and wholly real throughout.

Seen as not particularly interesting by those around him, Bao Nguyen is regarded as dependable, but not all that exciting, as he studies and works in his parents restaurant. Then there’s Linh Mai who also works at her parent’s restaurant too, which is also a pho restaurant, and she’s bubbling with excitement under her stable surface. Both the the Mai’s and the Nguyens have been at odds with one another, and it’s a feud that seems to run deeper than simply being competition. That’s when Bao and Linh finally meet one another and there’s chemistry between them, despite their families historical animosity towards one another. Will they be able to overcome this particular hurdle and end up together? Why are their families really at odds with each other? What will become of a pho love story?

Other Writing

Writing for a number of different publications prior to writing her first full debut novel, Loan Le would make a name for herself. This would include writing for outlets like ‘Craft Literary,’ where she would write short-stories, as well as non-fiction essays too. She’d also contribute to the 2021 omnibus ‘The Surprise Families Collection,’ which saw her writing alongside various other authors. She’s well known for her romance, as well as writing incisively on a whole range of different topics, something she’ll continue for some time to come.

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