Gerald and Lulu should have been partners and lovers for life; instead, strange and unwritten events early in their relationship created an entirely different world for them and the families they eventually created.
The Sealed Letter by Emma Donoghue
Emma Donoghue weaves the story of an unhappy spouse who seems to convince only the naive Fido that every guilty pleasure taken is totally justifiable.
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Fredrik Backman's story of the life of the angry old man next store and the cat he despises will keep you very entertained from beginning to end. Ove is excessive, obsessive and miserable with unending, unbending routines and unwavering principles.
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
Alternating between the events of the 1930's and into today's generation, the story comes together seamlessly but not obviously. This is not a cookie cutter plot but a well thought out story of what one innocent family would have endured at the hands of a monster who the world believed was 'the mother of modern adoption'.
Escape by Carolyn Jessop – Life Inside FLDS
The author's description of the physical and psychological abuse to her and her 'sister wives' will leave you shaking your head, wondering how this cult-like atmosphere of multiple wives, dozens of children and overall, prison like lifestyle can exist in America.