Gold by Chris Cleave - Kate Meadows, a world champion athlete whose eight-year-old daughter Sophie is battling a recurrence of childhood leukemia just as Kate is about to compete for her last chance at an Olympic gold medal.
Falling Together by Marisa de los Santos. Three inseparable college friends -- Pen, Cat, and Will -- who finally go their separate ways until Will and Pen get a mysterious summons from Cat to their college reunion. What they find there is each other, but no Cat, only Cat's forlorn husband, Jason -- the catalyst for the trio's split six years earlier. Jason tells them a story that sends them on a journey that changes everything.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows. Just after World War II, a journalist and author is looking for her next big project when by chance, she receives a letter from a man on Guernsey, the British island that was occupied by the Germans.
Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch - This graceful memoir describes a true love affair with books. After losing her 46-year-old sister to cancer, Sankovitch embarks on a year of reading: one book every day for a full year
If I Forget You - Twenty years ago, Margo and Henry fell in love, lost each other to a fierce misunderstanding, and went their separate ways -- to marriages, children, and a second-best kind of happiness. Now, a chance encounter holds out hope for reconciliation and the joy of true love