Fifty Words for Rain

Young Japanese Girl Struggles for Identity in WWII

January 1, 2021 4:02 am By 1 Comment

Fifty Words for Rain, Asha Lemmie, Dutton - Eight-year-old Nori is dropped off by her mother at the estate of the grandparents she never knew she had. For three years, she lives in their attic, suffering acid baths to lighten her skin and beatings with a wooden spoon.

Love Story of Missy Carmichael by Beth Morrey

“Saving Missy” Addresses Profound Loneliness

September 1, 2020 4:03 am By Leave your thoughts

Saving Missy, Beth Morrey, Harper Collins - Best-selling debut author, Beth Morrey, was inspired to write her ‘coming-of-old’ novel, The Love Story of Missy Carmichael/Saving Missy, about a lonely woman saved by the people around her, when she got to know her community on maternity leave.