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They Called Us Enemy – George Takei

Blurb:Long before George Takei braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four-year-old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father's -- and their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future.In 1942, at the order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, every person of Japanese descent… Continue reading They Called Us Enemy – George Takei

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Binti – Nnedi Okorafor

Blurb:Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not… Continue reading Binti – Nnedi Okorafor

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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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The Last 10 Seconds – Simon Kernick

Simon Kernick is one of my favourite authors of all time and I have so many of his books. But today I will be writing about one that I recently finished reading. Blurb: 36 Hours Ago A brutal serial kiler is arrested on the streets of North London after a two year reign of terror.… Continue reading The Last 10 Seconds – Simon Kernick

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Sharp Objects – Gillian Flynn

I had some trouble with this one because of how dark it was. I had to close it occasionally and put it aside due to the blunt tone which was used in some uncomfortable scenes. The book is actually quite short but can at times feel long amd it took me a while to read… Continue reading Sharp Objects – Gillian Flynn

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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