“Leaving Time” by Jodi Picoult [HC and audio] “explores grief, memory, and motherhood through the unlikely lens of elephant behavior.” “Nora Webster” by ColmTóibín. This “high-wire act of a novel” is getting great comments from our readers. “Lila” by Marilyun Robinson is a “ballad-like story about two lost people who, after years of stoic solitariness, unexpectedly find love (NYT).” “Some Luck” by Jane Smiley follows and Iowa fram family from the 1920’s through the 50’s. “Top Secret” by , W. E. B. Griffin is a clandestine opps novel. In “The Silent Sister”, Diane Chamberlain departs from her family drama mode to pen a tale of romantic suspens, while in “Winter Street’ , Erin Hildebrand, the Queen of the Summer Beach read, offers a christmas tale.