“Convenience Store Woman” is a story about a woman who truly finds her calling, working part-time at a convenience store. If only everyone else in her life could accept this, things would be peachy. But her parents and sister always hold out hope that she will eventually “get better” over her autistic traits. Keiko tries with all her might to understand and obey the rules of being human, observing that “foreign objects get expelled.” This book will resonate with anyone who has ever felt like a misfit.
Three words that describe this book: quirky, funny, thought-provoking
You might want to pick this book up if: You want a quick read or you like stories about quirky people.
This reader review was submitted as part of Adult Summer Reading 2021. We will continue to share these throughout the year.