Can’t and Won’t by Lydia Davis These throughly entertaining and sometimes heartbreaking short stories will change the way you see the mundane moments of everyday life. Stories of a walk to the bathroom in the middle of the night reimagined as a brief connection to a higher power and the thought provoking journey of a woman mourning the loss of her sister are beautiful studies of life-altering events mixed with the blissfully ordinary.
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng An emotional debut novel that tells the a story with themes of belonging and family through the death of Lydia, a teenage girl from a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Once her family discover Lydia’s death, the story unfolds. Perfect for the woman who doesn’t mind shedding a tear.. or two.