Chopsticks: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

chopsticks coverIf the old adage a picture is worth a thousand words is true, then Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral is longer than War and Peace. In fact if a picture =1,000 how many words does a Youtube video count for? Chopsticks was unlike any other book I’ve ever read. This makes sense because there was very little reading going on, and I didn’t have the book I was looking through the app.

I think that the cover has “A Novel” written on it is telling.  Without this characterization, I doubt I would have considered it one. The set up for the book is simple: motherless musical prodigy is enamored with the boy next door, add overprotective father and watch the complications ensue.   Continue reading “Chopsticks: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”