Monday, April 5: Little Bee by Chris Cleave
Their marriage in crisis, Andrew and Sarah O’Rourke impulsively accept a junket to a Nigerian beach resort as a last-ditch attempt to reconcile. When machete-wielding soldiers appear out of the jungle and force them to determine the fate of two African girls, everyone’s lives are irrevocably shattered. Two years later in a London suburb, one of the girls, now a refugee, reconnects with Sarah. Together they face wrenching tests of a friendship forged under extreme duress.
Monday, May 3: Time and Again by Jack Finney
First published in 1970, this highly original cult classic tells the story of Simon Morley, a young Manhattan illustrator who is selected by a secret government agency—presumably to test Einstein’s theory that the past actually co-exists with the present—and finds himself suddenly transported back to the New York of the 1880s.