The Phone Booth at the Edge of the World by Laura Imai Messina
When Yui loses her mother and daughter in the March 11, 2011 tsunami, she begins to mark the passage of time from that date onward. When she hears about a man with an old telephone booth in his garden where people go to speak to their lost loved ones, she decides to make her own pilgrimage to the phone booth. Heartbreaking and heartwarming, this novel is the signpost pointing to the healing that can come after.
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"Inspired by a real telephone box located in the north-east of Japan comes The Phone Box at the Edge of the World by Laura Imai Messina."