- Slaughterhouse-Five, by Kurt Vonnegut – The novel explores the life and mind of Billy Pilgrim, who was a chaplain’s assistant during World War II and, years later, finds himself “unstuck in time”. Readers experience important moments of Billy’s life in a chaotic sequence. This intriguing satire is a literary classic.
- Where Things Come Back, by John Corey Whaley – Readers experience the struggles of growing up in a small town through the eyes of Cullen Witter, a budding young adult trying to discover what growing up really means. Life for Cullen is dull and the future seemingly dreary until the sudden disappearance of his younger brother. Meanwhile, a missionary questioning his faith also struggles to find who he is in the world. Ultimately it’s a story of two young men’s journey of self-discovery.