Bookbed reviews: ‘Displaced’ by Aneka Rodriguez

by KB Meniado THE STORY SPACE. When Elay’s Nanay decided to pack her bags, board the airplane and fly back to Manila, TIME. Elay’s glorious hours of guitar-playing, exam-flunking, Facebook viewing, Justin-drearming slowly decreased to zero. FORCE The harder she struggled to return to how things were, DISPLACEMENT. the greater the forces that took her farther. Read reviews: Goodreads WHAT I LIKED I got my fill of Filipino-ness from this book—there’s the overseas Filipino worker (OFW) angle, the extended family factor, the text messaging addiction and the always fun ~hayskul layf. But more than those, I liked the way the story…