Supermarket by Satoshi Azuchi, Paul Warham

The idea of supermarkets had just begun in Japan during the Japanese post-WWII recovery and industrialisation. In 1969, Ishikari was the managing director, and his elder brother was the president of Ishiei Stores. Kojima is Ishikari's cousin, and both strongly bonded after the two families shared the Ishikari family home…

Haven't They Grown by Sophie Hannah

Beth is always curious about what Flora's house looks like after they didn't keep in touch for twelve years. This time she has the chance to drive there to see it herself, and if Flora finds out, she can use the excuse of a wrong turn when driving her son…

The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Based on the real story of a reform school that operated for 111 years and warped the lives of thousands of children. Elwood Curtis was raised by his strict grandmother during the 1960s in Florida. He passionately follows Dr Martin Luther King's words and has a strong interest in the…

The Lost Village by Camilla Sten

In the story's preface, the author introduces herself as someone who has struggled with depression for years. This book reflects on women with mental illnesses and how the three female characters are viewed and treated differently. One has recovered, one is in recovery, and one was never given a chance.…

Survive the Night by Riley Sager

Charlie wishes to leave the campus as soon as possible after a tragedy happened to her roommate Maddy. Charlie meets Josh in front of the ride board, who is looking for someone to split the fuel cost. Josh is going to Akron, but he can make a quick stop at…