Everything I Never Told You
Publish date: June 26th 2014
Publisher: Penguin Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
I listened to an audio copy borrowed from my local e-library. I was immediately hooked in and loved pretty much everything about it. Delving into all the history, little details, and the descriptions won't be for everyone though.
Everything I Never Told You is a slow paced book that is more a character study and lesson in life than a story. The Lee family is a mixed Chinese American family set in the 1970's. The story starts with the discovery that the middle child, Lydia, has gone missing and is soon found at the bottom of ...
I loved this book which centred on the family of a girl that recently died. It was so much more than I ever thought it would be. The story centers on Lydia, a sixteen year old girl who is found dead in a lake near her home. After this discovery we learn about each member of her family and how thei...
Very good book to listen to with a partner. Any one who grew up in a family or has a family (practically everyone) can relate to it on some level. My wife and I spent almost as much time talking about the story as we spent listening to it. The author was good at picking stray factoids from the ti...
“Lydia, five years old, standing on tiptoe to watch vinegar and baking soda foam in the sink. Lydia tugging a heavy book from the shelf, saying, "Show me again, show me another." Lydia, touching the stethoscope, ever so gently, to her mother’s heart. Tears blur Marilyn’s sight." Echoing laughte...
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