**The Kitchen House - Kathleen Grissom: 'When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family.
The Circle by Dave Eggers. A frighteningly realistic portrayal of how easily our world could be taken over by technology. I'm not a go live in the woods off the grid kind of gal, but this book does give you pause. Really well written.
Gone by Cathi Hanauer. Beautiful, complicated, and often funny, Cathi Hanauer's Gone asks the question many long-marrieds barely dare to contemplate: What would you do if your husband left to drive the babysitter home and just never came back?
And She Was: A Novel of Suspense (Brenna Spector Novel) by Alison Gaylin ( a missing persons investigator afflicted with Hyperthymestic Syndrome, a disorder that enables her to remember every moment of her life)