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Project Hail Mary by Andy weir

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Hail Mary is the third novel by Andy Weir. His first, The Martian, was made into a film starring Matt Damon. 

Science teacher Ryland Grace wakes up on a spacecraft without any idea of where he is or how he arrived there. Both his crewmates are dead. Gradually beginning to recall details he re-discovers that he is on his way to the Tau Ceti solar system, 12 light years from Earth. His mission is to find a means of reversing…

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Early One Morning by Virginia Baily

Early One Morning by Virginia Baily

Two women's decision to save a child during WWII will have powerful reverberations over the years.

Chiara Ravello is about to flee occupied Rome when she locks eyes with a woman being herded on to a truck with her family. Claiming the woman's son, Daniele, as her own nephew, Chiara demands his return; only as the trucks depart does she realize what she has done. She is twenty-seven, with a sister who needs her constant care, a hazardous journey ahead, and…

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