With the start of winter fast approaching, many QLS students may just want to sit down with a nice book as the weather goes down to a chilly 75 degrees. Here are some recommendations for your fall reading coming straight from fellow QLS students:
- The Things We Cannot Say is a tear-jerking novel about the struggles of a family in Nazi Germany. The book deals with issues of the past and present, and the duality of wanting to know more about where you’ve come from while also being scared of your past. It highlights a key relationship between a grandmother and a daughter. If you want something to cry to, this novel is perfect for you.
- The Foul Lady Fortune by Cloe Gong – The writing style of this book is what truly sets it apart. The author uses multiple realities to highlight the conflict between a pair of spies meant to investigate murders in Shang Hi.
- Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens – This book is a haunting murder mysery that follows a marsh girl and her struggle to find acceptance in her community. Just as things begin to get better, the unthinkable happens…
- Becoming By Michelle Obama – This memoir by former first lady Michelle Obama is an inspiration to all who read it. It is truly a testament to the former first lady’s resilience and work ethic. Her narration in this book is enlightening, not to mention hilarious.
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