All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
This is the way I wish I could write. This is the way I wish everyone could write. “Seconds later, she’s eating wedges of wet sunlight.” I can taste the peaches now.
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
I know there are lots of mixed feelings about this book, but the description of Theo’s grief at his mother’s death should be required reading for every pastoral professional.
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Just fun reading, though I haven’t been able to board a plane since it without carrying my Germ X.