The book tells the story of a mother and her teenage daughter trying to build a life together having been apart for several years in a sunny Aegean town Ayvalık. The story touches many issues such as responsibilities brought by being a family, the limits of individualism, disabled life, young people’s dreams and anxieties of future with a strong storytelling. Neslihan Önderoğlu’s fist novel written specially for this collection impresses readers from all ages.


Duygu is the young daughter of a separated couple. She had been living apart from her mother for six years. With the disappointment of her failure in the university entrance exams and her father’s new marriage, she decides to go visit her mother in Ayvalık. She plans to gather herself together in this trip and start a new life with her mother. But a young man she meets on the way and things waiting to be discovered in Ayvalık upsets all of her plans.

Neslihan Önderoğlu

She was born in İstanbul. She studied Business Administration in Boğaziçi University. She received prestigious 2013 Haldun Taner Story Award with her first story book İçeri Girmez miydiniz ? published in 2012. She continued to write her stories and participated in outstanding story collections prepared for adults and children too. In 2015, Önderoğlu prepared two compilations. She wrote for several magazines and fanzines and worked as the editor of Sarnıç Öykü magazine. Her first novel Lend Me Your Voice (Bana Sesini Bırak, 2015) was a young adult’s novel of the “Bridge Books” collection of Günışığı Kitaplığı, and it was telling the devamı için tıklayınız

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