The Sea Keeper’s Daughters, by Lisa Wingate

Whitney Monroe has more to think about than just her own investment in a high-end restaurant threatening to go belly up. She has employees that need this job, and each one is depending on her. But when she discovers an inheritance calling her away from the stress of...

The Soul of Shame, by Curt Thompson MD

Shame is something that affects us all. And according to Thompson, a lot of the messages we receive are hard wired during the formative years, long before we are able to put our feelings to words. Because of this, our reaction to shame is something that gets processed...

The Last Anniversary, by Liane Moriarty

As Sophie Honeywell inches toward forty, she wonders if she will ever be able to land the right man so that she can finally start a family. Her refusal of one seemingly perfect proposal years earlier, seemed to seal her fate of loneliness. But after surprisingly...

Being Mortal, by Atul Gawande

With the expertise of a medical surgeon and the tenderness of a son, Atul Gawande takes a brave look at what it means to come to the end of your life. The book’s opening provides a clinical look at what we all must face one day–our mortality. From there,...