np, lmk what you think! and haha i figured something like that happened :) i'm excited they're ready so soon!
also since apparently i was too overwhelmed by how many squares 'in the country' could have filled, i didn't even explain. i really really loved that book and it revealed a lot about my own ethnic background (philippines) that i had previously been ignorant about. so if you read it, i'd love to hear what you think!!