What I’ve been reading lately

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Took me a little while to get into this story about the family of a teen girl who commits suicide, but I was glad I did.  A good portrait of the different choices we make as we age and have families.  Not amazing, but good. In...

Recent Reads

Songs of Willow Frost – Jamie Ford The premise: Set in 1920s Seattle, a Chinese-American orphan spots his real mother at a theatre show, and becomes obsessed with finding her. He does, and the rest of the book explains how and why she abandoned him. The verdict:...

Book review

Recently I found myself in a bit of a reading rut despite the fact that my to-read list is over 350 long. I’ve been hearing a lot about Eleanor Rowell’s book Eleanor and Park, and while I couldn’t find it at my local library, I did find an earlier...