Written by an Army veteran serving prison time, this book is a great depiction of the toll the Iraq war has taken on young men and women in our country. Really, really good. Raw and real, especially for those who grew up during the Iraq War.
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin sets forth a great primer for those who want to incorporate more joy and light into their everyday lives while also appealing to those of us who like scientific experiments!
The unique, young adult perspectives of Nya and Salva converge to tell the stories of Sudan in different decades. This is an emotional and poignant take on refugee life in the present day.