Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.The staff member who submitted the recommendation says "You’ll find yourself wanting to read this enthralling true story of WWII POW Louis Zamperini in a day.
Ken Follett’s magnificent new historical epic begins, as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage. My book club is reading this over the summer.
When we first meet Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. In the sweet, untroubled voice of a precocious teenage girl, Susie relates the awful events of her death and her own adjustment to the strange new place she finds herself
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. Set in South Carolina in The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. A crime story told from the point-of-view of an autistic boy. His perceptions are as, or more, fascinating than solving the crime! My favorite Mark Haddon book.
This is Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson. This is an interesting look into the life of Steve Jobs and is an excellent read. Anyone interested in the history of great influences on technology should read this book. Jobs was a great businessman.
"In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin" is a riveting nonfiction work that reads like a fast-paced thriller. From the author of "Devil in the White City," Erik Larson.