From a memoir about the aftermath of war to a science fiction crime thriller, these are the books for which we’re giving thanks this holiday season.
Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan
Elizabeth is thankful for this memoir because Corrigan has an outstanding talent for distilling real life into perfect, poignant sentences.
The Gone World by Tom Sweterlitsch
Maureen is thankful for this beautifully written, remarkably intelligent story that someone who is not typically a sci-fi fan could finally enjoy and recommend to everyone.
The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil
Miriam is thankful for all the brave women who push past their fears and tell their life’s story.
12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
Kelly is thankful for this book because who doesn’t need help getting past the chaos? Especially as the mom of three teenage boys.
I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell
Jen is thankful for this beautiful jewel of a book that illuminates the preciousness, beauty, and mysteries of life.
The Woman’s Hour by Elaine Weiss
Erica is thankful for this book because, in today’s climate of revitalized women’s activism, The Woman’s Hour provides the perfect inspiration from the past complete with the kind of character-driven narrative readers love, from Hidden Figures to The Witches.