Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate

For example, when Rill finds Camellia in hiding after she’d be deflowered by Riggs, Rill quickly reflects on different possibilities: “I also know that if we tell, he will make my sister fall out of a tree and hit her head. Maybe he will even do the same to me. Then, who’ll take care of the babies…?”

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Behold the Dreamers, by Imbolo Mbue
  • Is there a perfect family or society?

  • Why do the both the rich and poor struggle?

  • What keeps immigrants chasing the American dream, even when they have information and experience on how faraway it is?

  • What role do women play in the preservation of family and society in general?

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The Letter by Kathryn Hughes

How many times have we accepted flowers, roses, words in lieu of a proper apology? Being served a meal or a clean house in place of asking for an explanation on what the “other” did wrong to us? “He sank to his knees at Tina’s side and laid his head in her lap. ‘I can’t believe you would think that of me. I wouldn’t dream of hitting a pregnant woman.

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