To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder
By Nancy Rommelmann

This novel is about Amanda, a woman fighting depression and abuse. Her entire life is defined by a terrifying crime of killing her two children. Was she protecting them from a life of constant abuse? Read to find out.

Room to Dream
By David Lynch, Kristine McKenna

This book is for people who love to know how artists, actors, and writers grew, fought heaven and hell to be at the point where they are. Lynch, in his biography shares stories of his life, family, growing up, work, desires and vision.

The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row
By Anthony Ray Hinton, Lara Love Hardin

Destined to be a classic memoir of wrongful imprisonment and freedom won, Hinton’s memoir tells his dramatic 30-year journey and shows how one can take away a man’s freedom, but can’t take away his imagination, humour, or joy.

By Lauren Groff

In this collection of short stories by Groff, the protagonists are women – depressed, difficult and wonderfully flawed women. They are mothers with a difficult and believable relationship with motherhood.

Just Under the Clouds
By Melissa Sarno

In Sarno’s debut novel, the protagonist is a 12-year-old homeless girl. When her father dies suddenly, she is forced to move from place to place with her mother and sister. The story is realistic and gives readers a view of a different life and a reflection of their own.