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The Best We Could Do – Thi Bui

First read of 2021! Blurb:This beautifully illustrated and emotional story is an evocative memoir about the search for a better future and a longing for the past. Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family‚Äôs daring escape after… Continue reading The Best We Could Do – Thi Bui

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Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro – Bookrush 17

Blurb:Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences of the city. Its students are well tended and supported, trained in art and literature, and become just the sort of people the world wants them to be. But, curiously, they are taught nothing of the outside world and are allowed little contact… Continue reading Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro – Bookrush 17

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The Summer Son – Craig Lancaster

The Summer Son  by Craig Lancaster is an extraordinary story of a man whos marriage and career are falling apart. One week he receives multiple phone calls from his estranged father. Each phone call consists of just a 'Hi, how are things going?' and last about 5 minutes each at most. Mitch, after discussing the phone calls… Continue reading The Summer Son – Craig Lancaster