Lifestyle & Parenting

Squawk the Squawk

March 5, 2014

If you’re a fan of biting wit and celebrity gossip, you’re probably already familiar with Canada’s Elaine Lui a.k.a.

Squawking chickenLongtime devotees of her blog are well-acquainted with Lainey’s mom, the aptly named "Squawking Chicken." In her first book, Listen to the Squawking Chicken: When a Mother Knows Best, What’s a Daughter to Do? A Memoir (Sort Of), Lui unveils the complexity of mother-daughter relationships with candor and affection (and a few curse words sprinkled in for good measure) and hilariously captures the experience of first-generation Canadian kids (sleepovers? Dream on!).

Her mom is the star of most stories, and for good reason: a formidable women, she is always quick with a Chinese fable, feng shui advice and Tiger Mom wisdom. Strong, smart, and a fighter —like mother, like daughter.

Now when does the movie come out? —Maria Tallarico

Pre-order Listen to the Squawking Chicken (available April 1) here.


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