WE ARE WATER by Wally Lamb - Anna Oh, a middle-age wife, mother and artist, divorces her husband after 27 years of marriage to marry Vivica, the Manhattan art dealer who orchestrated her professional success.
THE BOOK OF UNKNOWN AMERICANS Moving from Mexico to America when their daughter suffers a near-fatal accident, the Riveras confront cultural barriers, their daughter's difficult recovery and her developing relationship with a Panamanian boy.
Barbara Kingsolver / Flight Behavior: Again, why I LOVE Kingsolver! So many threads and issues seamlessly woven into a story that has to be read in one sitting! Flight - as applicable to personal life, global warming, fundamentalists.
The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom. Tells the story of a small town on Lake Michigan that gets worldwide attention when its citizens start receiving phone calls from the afterlife. Is it the greatest miracle ever or a massive hoax?
Arcadia by Lauren Groff -- In the fields of western New York State in the a few dozen idealists set out to live off the land, founding what would become a commune centered on the grounds of a decaying mansion called Arcadia House.
Jodi Picoult is back with this page-turner about Ruth, an African American labor & delivery nurse. Turk and his wife Brit are white supremacists who do not want Ruth to touch their baby. When the baby goes into cardiac arrest should Ruth disobey orders?