The back ground of this cover gives a visual of the city of Kabul, Afghanistan. The city of Kabul seems to be covered by a black shadow which foreshadows that Kabul is going to be taken over just like Baba had told Amir. The red letters of the title symbolize the hatred that Amir felt towards his father.
The Joy Luck Club, presents the stories of four Chinese-immigrant women and their American-born daughters. Each of the four Chinese women has her own view of the world based on her experiences in China and wants to share that vision with her daughter. The daughters try to understand and appreciate their mothers' pasts, adapt to the American way of life, and win their mothers' acceptance.
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. Wow! What a riveting real life story--I am still dumbfounded by all that this family went through and survived. Ms. Walls is a fascinating writer and storyteller. READ IT!