Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford - "Set in the ethnic neighborhoods of Seattle during World War II and Japanese American internment camps, this debut novel tells the story of widower Henry Lee, his father, and his first love Keiko.
Bel Canto is one of those books that completely transports you into another world. The characters, the setting and emotions evoked are wonderful. I have since read everything Ann Patchett has written - but Bel Canto remains my favourite
Laura's pick--The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is a non-fiction book by American author Rebecca Skloot. It is about Henrietta Lacks and the immortal cell line, known as HeLa, that came from her cervical cancer cells in