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K is for Kiki, overwhelmed in STARFISH, by Akemi Bowman (YA book review)
Divorced parents,everything is always about Mom- where do Kiko and her brothers fit in? Not accepted by art school, constantly belittled by her white mother for having her Japanese father’s appearance, and now her creepy uncle is moving in? Thankful for Jamie coming back into her life and taking her far, far away from the chaos…Kiko has to find her place and make her art. Family drama sent you on a new path? **kmm Book info: Starfish / Akemi Dawn Bowman. Simon Pulse, hardcover 2017, paperback 2018. [author site] [publisher site] Review copy and cover image courtesy of the publisher. My book talk: Starting her life anew at Prism will …