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Life is good for Maura Corrigan. Married to her college sweetheart, Pete, raising three young kids with her parents nearby in her peaceful Chicago suburb, her world is secure. Then one day, in a single turn of fate, that entire world comes crashing down and everything that she thought she knew changes.
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent. Really amazing novel (based on a true story) about the last woman executed in Iceland. Captivating.
Jessie Burton's novel The Miniaturist is a mix of fantasy, mystery, historical fiction, and romance set in 17th century Amsterdam about a young new wife who hires a miniaturist artist to furnish a dollhouse-sized replica of her new home. Called "a magnificent story of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution, appearance and truth." Out Aug. 26
Margot-Jillian Cantor Anne Frank has long been a symbol of bravery and hope, but there were two sisters hidden in the annex, two young Jewish girls, one a cultural icon made famous by her published diary and the other, nearly forgotten.