Lab Girl by Hope Jahren: An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science, a moving portrait of a longtime friendship, and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world
Sophie and the Rising Sun. World War I widow meets a Japanese man in her small town. He has a "past" & the townspeople are fearful after Pearl Harbor is attacked. Widow has to decide how far loyalty (to herself? to an Enemy-Japanese? Her country?) will go. A Must Read!!!