Book Review: “Love” by Jin Okubo


Life of an El Paso Woman

Love

By Lisa Amaya

Depending on who you ask, love has different meanings to everyone. If you’ve looked at Jin’s author page, you’ll know he likes to challenge readers with his writing. He challenges a lot in his book “Love.” If you’re looking for a fun and easy, summer read, this is definitely not the book to read. However, if you’re looking for a challenge, I recommend this book. At one point, the book made me question what love really is. It even made me question past relationships I’ve been in. I think this story could actually receive different interpretations. “Love” is the story about Robert and his unnamed female partner. The two are soul mates.

His unnamed partner seems like she’s mean and manipulative in several parts of the book. She tends to only want her way when it comes to eating and buying products. I admired her because she…

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