The In-Between, by Barbara Stewart. When 14-year-old Eleanor Moss survives a terrible car accident, she gains entry into an in-between world inhabited by Madeline. Unlike awkward, unpopular, unhappy Eleanor, Madeline is beautiful and fearless. As her secret kinship with Madeline becomes more and more central to Eleanor’s life, the mystery of who she’s really talking to—a ghost?
John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War
By Stephen Kinzer
Book of Ages
The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
By Jill Lepore
The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
By Margaret MacMillan
The Bully Pulpit
Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War, by Stephen Kinzer. Kinzer has written several books about foreign interventions by the United States, including All the Shah’s Men, about the 1953 CIA-engineered toppling of the elected government in Iran. In this dual biography he provides a portrait of two of the men behind that coup.
Stations of the Heart
Parting with a Son
By Richard Lischer
Why, Despite Everything, Christianity Can Still Make Surprising Emotional Sense