The Astonishing Color of AfterBook - 2018
From Library Staff
This is a debut novel?! This is a beautifully written book that breaks your heart and then mends it together. This book follows Leigh as she deals with the suicide of her mother, Dory. While grieving, a huge crimson bird calls out to Leigh and she is absolutely certain that it’s her reincarnated ... Read More »
"Quietly powerful and highly recommended" - Veronica
After her mother's suicide, grief-stricken Leigh Sanders travels to Taiwan to stay with grandparents she never met, determined to find her mother who she believes turned into a bird.
SurreyLibraries_Reads Nov 28, 2018
A beautiful exploration of mental illness, family, and culture. The Astonishing Color of After takes place immediately after Leigh’s mother has committed suicide. Leigh, who is already a teenager discovering her place in the world, struggles to come to terms with what happened – and how her mothe... Read More »