The Ending of The Nickel Boys
The Nickel Boys is a book by Colson Whitehead. It starts at the ending, 50 years later, with an unmarked grave, full of bones, on the north side of Boot Hill. We must go back in time to find out the details.
The Ending of Bedlam Stacks
The Bedlam Stacks is a historical fiction by Natasha Pulley that has elements of magic and magical realism. Set in the nineteenth century, the story features a quest to Peru to find a rare tree that is supposed to have magical properties. Along the way, the characters meet many magical and mythical creatures, and they…
The Ending of Ask Again, Yes
Ask Again, Yes is a novel by Mary Beth Keane which explores the complicated relationships between two generations in two families.
The Ending of When You Reach Me
When You Reach Me is a Newbery Medal winning young adult book by Rebecca Stead. Set in New York City in the 1970s, Stead tells the story of Miranda, a twelve-year-old girl who mysteriously receives instructions to write a letter and give it to someone. She doesn’t know what she needs to write or for…
The Ending of Notes From A Black Chef
Notes From a Young Black Chef is a memoir by Kwame Onwuachi, written with Joshua David Stein. It begins with Chef Onwuachi at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in DC. He takes a moment to reflect on the building and the history it contains. He’s been hired to feed 47 people…
The Ending of Kindred by Octavia Butler
In Kindred, Octavia Butler uses science fiction as a vehicle to explore race, power, history and the art of knowing. Dana travels back and forth in time…
The Ending of Dominicana by Angie Cruz
In Dominicana, Angie Cruz weaves a story from the Dominican Republic to New York. It’s a story of family, immigration, ambition, and identity. Ana’s Family Ana is a pretty girl, with green eyes that stand out. Juan Ruiz sets his eyes on her and playfully asks him to marry her at the age of 11.…
The Ending of Honor by Elif Shafak
Honor by Elif Shafak is a multi-generational story of a Turkish-Kurdish family. In this book, Shafak explores the concept of honor in different cultural contexts. The story takes place in Turkey, Gaza, Kurdistan and England.
The Ending of A Woman is No Man
How did the book A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum end?
The Ending of The Stationery Shop
The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali is primarily a love story. Bahman and Roya fall in love in 1950s Iran, during the ousting of the prime minister. They first meet at The Stationery Shop, owned by Ali. There, he gave them a chance to be alone, and their love grew. They become engaged and plan…