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Come On In by Adi Alsaid (12) #EarlyReview

  • Print Length: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Inkyard Press; Original edition (October 13, 2020)
  • ASIN: B07ZVXPG72



This exceptional and powerful anthology explores the joys, heartbreaks and triumphs of immigration, with stories by bestselling and beloved YA authors who are themselves immigrants and the children of immigrants.

From some of the most exciting bestselling and up-and-coming YA authors writing today…journey from Ecuador to New York City and Argentina to Utah, from Australia to Harlem and India to New Jersey, from Fiji, America, Mexico and more… Come On In.

With characters who face random traffic stops, TSA detention, customs anxiety, and the daunting and inspiring journey to new lands, who camp with their extended families, dance at weddings, keep diaries, teach ESL, give up their rooms for displaced family, decide their own answer to the question “where are you from?” and so much more, Come On In illuminates fifteen of the myriad facets of the immigrant experience.


Adi Alsaid was born and raised in Mexico City. He attended college at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He's now back in Mexico City, where he writes, coaches basketball, and makes every dish he eats as spicy as possible. In addition to Mexico, he's lived in Tel Aviv, Las Vegas and Monterey, California. His books include Let's Get Lost, Never Always Sometimes, and North of Happy. Visit Adi online at www.SomewhereOverTheSun.com, or on Twitter: @AdiAlsaid.


My review for Let's Get Lost


REVIEW:
An interesting anthology.
Not being an immigrant, I have no idea what it is like to move from one country to the next. I have moved from one province to another, but nothing more than that.
These stories really touched me.
You learn to see the world through someone elses eyes.
Most of it is beautiful, but we all know there is some that is not as pleasant.
Each story is different, with different experiences, and I love that.
You learn about the person, their story, and their heritage. You also learn how they incorporate into the lives of where they go, such as America.
This is a great table top book. Most would pick it up, and not want to put it down.


3/5



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