The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Allbright family relocates from Seattle to the Alaskan wilderness in the 1970s, not knowing a thing about surviving the winter, only that this change is needed for the father, Ernt, who is suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War. Then 13-year-old Leni must learn to...

Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

This is the fourth book by the best-selling Swedish author of “A Man Called Ove” and it focuses on a character introduced in his first novel, Britt-Marie. She is an older woman who is OCD and set in her ways. When she realizes her husband has been cheating on her, she...

The Trespasser by Tana French

This is the sixth book in French’s Dublin Murder Squad series focusing on Detective Antoinette Conway and her partner, Stephen Moran, who are assigned to the murder of a young woman. At first it seems like the boyfriend is the suspect, but the more they dig, the more...

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Oh, what a heartwarming classic story. A pilot stranded in the Sahara meets the unusual alien boy who shares his adventures as they become friends. With an endearing message for all: “One sees clearly only with the heart. Anything essential is invisible to the...

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

This is a beautiful book with a message for all. Narrated by Red, a 216-year-old oak tree that is the community’s “wish tree,” where residents tie their wishes up each May. But this year, Red is vandalized with hatred toward a new family that moves in. With the help...

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood by Fred Rogers

This is a compilation of words of wisdom from Mister Rogers and includes the essay by Tom Junod that inspired the major motion picture. Each chapter is a collection on a specific theme such as parenting and forgiveness. This is must-have book for fans of Mister Rogers...