- Bento Box in the Heartland: My Japanese Girlhood in Whitebread America - since I live in good ol' Indiana...I'm just dying to read this memoir!
- Outlander (and the rest of the series) - who wouldn't want to read an epic Scottish historical fiction, meets romance, meets fantasy series??
- American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee - As a native of the Chicago-area, I'm a sucker for depression-era tales of the Windy City...especially when focused on a character like Gypsy Rose Lee!
- Before the Frost by Henning Mankell - Love me a good mystery!
And a few others: