May 2021 Recommendations - Glen Ellyn Public Library
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May 2021 Recommendations

Posted: May 13, 2021

By: Brenna Murphy, Readers’ Advisory Librarian

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
For fans of contemporary issues, humor, multiple character perspectives.
If you liked Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman or The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg.
The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
For fans of historical fiction, feminist stories, mysteries.
If you liked The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi or The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson.
The Push by Ashley Audrain
For fans of dark suspense, motherhood, twists.
If you liked The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani or Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage.
Into the Planet: My Life as a Cave Diver by Jill Heinerth
For fans of memoirs, adventure and travel, unusual careers.
If you liked Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand or The Elephant Whisperer by Anthony Lawrence.
Long Bright River by Liz Moore
For fans of detective stories, sibling relationships, thrilling mysteries.
If you liked The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith or In the Woods by Tana French.
What’s Mine and Yours by Naima Coster
For fans of literary fiction, social issues, coming-of-age stories.
If you liked An American Marriage by Tayari Jones or Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson.
Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World by Fareed Zakaria
For fans of current events, science, the well-researched.
If you liked The New Normal by Jennifer Ashton or 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari.