pin - ACPL Short List> West of the Moon by Margi Preus. SUMMARY: In nineteenth-century Norway, fourteen-year-old Astri, whose aunt has sold her to a mean goatherder, dreams of joining her father in America.
It’s not time to check out mentally and grab a beach read just yet — and believe us, once you dive into one of these brilliant novels or scintillating works of nonfiction, you’ll be glad you didn’t turn your brain off. This May, we’re particularly thrilled about the return of a handful of modern greats: Louise Erdrich, Richard Russo, and a newer favorite, Emma Straub. Read on for the books you absolutely can’t miss this month.