The Australian author has been on a hot streak: her last 3 novels have been top bestsellers, praised by everyone from Stephen King to Anne Lamott, and her fans are on pins and needles for the next. Her new summer release focuses on a friendly neighborhood barbecue gone awry, and the ramifications of
Hugo & Rose by Bridget Foley, a novel. Rose is disappointed with her life, though she has no reason to be - she has a beautiful family and a perfectly nice house in the suburbs. But to Rose, this ordinary life feels overshadowed by her other life - the one she leads every night in her dreams.
(For Aija). It's called Young Adult Books To Read This Summer Instead Of Reading 'Harry Potter' AGAIN," and while I don't see anything wrong with reading Harry Potter AGAIN, I also see a lot of things on this list that I've either liked or wanted to read.
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - August 2013 A "beautiful" love story, but so much more ... written about the Japanese internment camp(s) - a young Chinese boy and a Japanese girl and their families in Seattle during this time. Very well written!