• Afterlife

    Afterlife

    Alvarez, Julia

    In this bighearted novel, family bonds heal a woman's grief.

    Format: Book

    View Afterlife
  • My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

    My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry

    Backman, Fredrik

    A touching, sometimes-funny, often wise portrait of grief.

    Format: Book

    View My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
  • The Sea

    The Sea

    Banville, John

    Following the death of his wife, Max Morden retreats to the seaside town of his childhood summers, where his own life becomes inextricably entwined with the members of the vacationing Grace family. (NoveList)

    Format: Book

    View The Sea
  • The Story of Arthur Truluv

    The Story of Arthur Truluv

    Berg, Elizabeth

    Making daily visits to the grave of his beloved late wife, Arthur forges unexpected relationships with a nosy neighbor and a troubled teen who dubs him "Truluv" before the trio discovers healing and family together. (NoveList)

    Format: Book

    View The Story of Arthur Truluv
  • Tell the Wolves I'm Home

    Tell the Wolves I'm Home

    Brunt, Carol Rifka

    There is much to admire in this novel. The subtle insight on sibling rivalry and the examination of love make for a poignant debut.

    Format: eBook

    View Tell the Wolves I'm Home
  • Whiskey & Ribbons

    Whiskey & Ribbons

    Cross-Smith, Leesa

    Leesa Cross-Smith's anticipated novel following a contemporary African American family caught in the wake of a tragic police shooting. Set in contemporary Louisville, the death of a police officer is a requiem for marriage, friendship and family. (NoveList)

    Format: Book

    View Whiskey & Ribbons
  • LaRose

    LaRose

    Erdrich, Louise

    Electric, nimble, and perceptive, this novel is about “the phosphorous of grief” but also, more essentially, about the emotions men need, but rarely get, from one another.

    Format: Book

    View LaRose
  • Difficult Light

    Difficult Light

    González, Tomás

    Give the author his own ill-fated summation: “It’s a cruel cliché: the last thing you lose is hope.”

    Format: eBook

    View Difficult Light
  • Transcendent Kingdom

    Transcendent Kingdom

    Gyasi, Yaa

    In a quietly poignant story, a lonely woman finds a way to be less alone.

    Format: Book

    View Transcendent Kingdom
  • Benediction

    Benediction

    Haruf, Kent

    A terminally ill cancer patient is attended throughout his final days by his wife and daughter while the trio contemplates their relationships with an estranged son, a situation that stirs up painful memories for a new next-door neighbor who has recently lost her mother. (NoveList)

    Format: eBook

    View Benediction