Elizabeth Holmes wanted to be rich. She dropped out of Stanford when she thought she had the idea to achieve her goal. She started a company called Theranos that planned, then promised to perform a myriad of blood tests on just a drop of blood. Her mismanagement and lies landed her in prison.
A humorous yet serious reimagining of the beginning of the women’s liberation movement
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Elizabeth Strout continues the Amgash series with this fourth novel with Lucy Barton as the protagonist. Lucy tells her COVID pandemic story after her first husband, William, urges her to leave New York City for the relative safety of Maine.
Titian returns home to China to search for his missing father and reenters a history of emotional and physical hardships.
If you have enjoyed Huckleberry Finn, Raft of Stars, The Lincoln Highway or Where the Crawdads Sing, you’ll probably enjoy this story of Odie O’Bannion, his brother, and two friends who journey on rivers to escape and grow up.