"In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin" by Erik Larson
Documents the efforts of the first American ambassador to Hitler's Germany, William E. Dodd, to acclimate to a residence in an increasingly violent city where he is forced to associate with the Nazis, while his daughter pursues a relationship with Gestapo Chief Rudolf Diels.
"Her Fearful Symmetry" by Audrey Niffenegger
Niffenegger weaves a captivating story in "Her Fearful Symmetry". It's about love and identity, secrets and sisterhood, and the tenacity of life-even after death.