Mothered by Zoje Stage: In a narrative that feels very current and real, author Zoje Stage tells the story of a mother and daughter relationship that becomes strained when the widowed mother moves in with her daughter during the pandemic. The character of Grace is extremely relatable in this difficult economic climate. She has lost her job and needs help with the mortgage. But what starts as an arrangement of convenience turns sour over time, becoming downright disturbing.
48 Clues into the Disappearance of My Sister by Joyce Carol Oates: This mystery is set in a quiet town in upstate New York. A young woman has disappeared and her younger sister Gigi searches for answers to the myriad of questions surrounding her disappearance. But, as Gigi searches, more and more is revealed about each sister that may give clues into Gigi’s true motivations. This is the kind of book you cannot bear to put down once you start.
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