Heather's new favorite book is this story about an altered earth: somehow, Earth's rate of rotation has slowed. People struggle with their fears as they try to maintain the normalcy. Neighborhoods and friendships fracture after families make conflicting choices in coping with the lengthening and unpredictable days. This work demands inclusion in any "If You Liked The Hunger Games..." list.
2013 Pulitzer Prize Winner, The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson: "An epic novel and a thrilling literary discovery, The Orphan Master's Son follows a young man's journey through the icy waters, dark tunnels, and eerie spy chambers of the world's most mysterious dictatorship, North Korea."