Goodreads: Best Books of the Month: January 2016
English | 6 Books | Various Genre | 5 MB
1. The Things We Keep by Sally Hepworth⇒ Anna and Luke, the only two nonsenior citizens at their assisted living facility, have a special connection even as they each cope with Alzheimer’s and dementia. But their families must decide whether to keep them apart in this unlikely love story.
2. The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner⇒ Her father’s 39th child, Wariner endured a hardscrabble, violent childhood in a polygamous Mormon community in northern Mexico. This riveting memoir recounts her coming of age and eventual emancipation, and offers a courageous indictment of fundamentalist doctrine.
3. Fallen Land by Taylor Brown⇒ Two desperate souls—a young horse thief and an orphaned girl—elude bounty hunters, starvation, and other dangers as they ride through the devastated South in the final year of the Civil War.
4. In a Different Key: The Story of Autism by John Donvan⇒ Journalists Donvan and Zucker put a human face on a complex disorder in this comprehensive and compassionate history of autism, from the first child diagnosed with autism in 1943, through many decades of misguided treatments, to the hotly contested issues of the present day.
5. The Good Goodbye by Carla Buckley⇒ Who is to blame? Cousins and roommates Arden and Rory are unconscious in the E.R. after a fire in their dorm room kills another student. Secrets unfold in flashback as their two families—and the police—piece together what happened.
6. The Love That Split the World by Emily Henry⇒ Kentucky teen Natalie starts catching glimpses of a parallel world, just as she meets and falls hard for football player Beau. This novel for young adults weaves together Native American myth, high school football, and plenty of romance.