I don't want to get all political here, but this story of a society that strips women of all of their rights, reproductive and otherwise, really gave me pause during an election season where our gender's freedoms are being questioned.
Places in the dark / Thomas H. Cook. FIC COOK A sea-swept village on the coast of Maine in the depths of the Depression provides an effective backdrop for the inner torments of Cook's characters. The village is torn apart by the arrival of a young woman, Dora March, who seems to bring death in her path. Each mystery in this puzzle box of a book becomes another mystery entirely, drawing the reader into more complex assessments of motive and guilt until the unthinkable seems inescapable.