The Last Green Valley

Set during the final days of World War II, The Last Green Valley by Mark Sullivan follows Emil and Adeline Martel as they make the impossible decision to wait for Russia to take over their Ukrainian village or join the German Nazis who swear they'll protect them due to their status as "pure-blood" Germans. Ultimately, they opt to go with the Germans, leaving them trapped between two powerful and dangerous forces as they search for a safe place to call home.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Cate Doty's dishy memoir Mergers and Acquisitions is a deep dive into New York City's high society, as well as the wedding industry at large. As a former writer for The New York Times wedding section, Doty has seen it all – from the lengths couples will go to in order to land an engagement announcement in the paper to what it's like to fact-check someone's love story – and yet, she's not cynical about romance, as evidenced by her own story of finding love, which is interwoven in between all of those anecdotes.

The Last Thing He Told Me

Part mystery, part family drama, The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave is impossible to put down. When Hannah Hall's husband of just one year disappears, he leaves a note begging his wife to "protect her." Hannah quickly surmises her in question is her husband's 16-year-old daughter, who may hold the key to unraveling his secret past.