All of Kingsolver's work touches the nature-lover and outdoorswoman in me, but this is by far my favorite. Here, in rural Virginia, Kingsolver interweaves the stories of three very different characters and the perilous ecological state of the natural world.
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova. A powerful story of how life can change in the split of a second. Sarah is a career-driven supermum until the day she suffers a traumatic brain injury that completely erases the left side of her world.
Private detective Maisie Dobbs must investigate the reappearance of a dead man who turns up at a cooperative farm called the Retreat that caters to men who are recovering their health after World War I.