Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
It's 1986 and twenty-one-year-old Angie continues to mourn the death of her brilliant and radical sister Ella. She retraces her sister's steps, all the while navigating the chaotic landscape of a major African country on the brink of democracy careening toward a coup d'état. Against a backdrop of Nigeria's infamous go-slowtraffic as wild and surprising as a Fela lyricAngie begins to unravel the mysteries of the past, and opens herself up to love and life after Ella.
Pretty Deadly Volume 1 - The wild west is full of death and beauty in the war between death's daughters. Who will take up the mantel and guard the soul of the world? Beautiful art and great writing. Can't wait for more.
The Martian by Andy Weir. Trapped on Mars with no communication and a slim chance of survival Mark Watney MacGyver's his way to safety as the elements battle against him. Little does he know the whole world is watching and NASA is planing for his rescue. A bit much on the detail but a great read nonetheless.