Reading List – January 2022On February 1, 2022 by Pam
One for the Blackbird, One for the Crow
A “life on the prairies” story from the 1800’s with a shocking beginning and a happy ending.
– Olivia Hawker
A modern day mystery with some unique characters.
– Nita Prose
The Perfect Horse: The Daring Rescue of Horses Kidnapped by Hitler
It is a WWII story with a very unique perspective….beautiful horses from all across Europe.
– Elizabeth Letts
Growing up in a mixed-race family with a diplomat for a father and a neglectful mom – figuring out life.
– Nadia Owusu
The Life We Bury
A modern-day crime drama….
– Allen Eskens
No Cure for Being Human: And Other Truths a Need to Hear
Learning and loving through difficult life experiences…
– Kate Bowler
Standing in the Rainbow
A crazy little story about the connectedness of small town living.
– Fanny Flagg
Rising Sun, Falling Shadow
World War II and the plight of German and Prussian Jews who were settled as refugees in Shanghai – centered around a ghetto hospital.
– Daniel Kalla
Someone We Know
A murder mystery…twisting and turning to get to the truth.
– Shari Lapena
Set in Iceland, the story of Agnes, who, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await her execution.
– Hanna Kent
Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter
Overcoming…perspective on how you can be compassionate even when life is hard and how boundaries allow us to live mindfully.
– Adeline Yen Mah
Fantasy about binding our memories in books…the storage of the experiences of our lives.
– Bridget Collins
Nerve: Lesson on Leadership from Two Women Who Went First
A worthwhile and challenging read for anyone in leadership.
– Martha Piper, Indira Samaraseker
The Women of Pearl Island
A story of mystery and family secrets set on a secluded island off the British coast…
– Polly Crosby