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All titles on this booklist are found on hoopla or OverDrive/Libby.

Cutting for Stone by Abraham VergheseCutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese - OverDrive/Libby - also available as an audiobook.
Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon. Orphaned by their mother's death and their father's disappearance, bound together by a preternatural connection and a shared fascination with medicine, the twins come of age as Ethiopia hovers on the brink of revolution. Moving from Addis Ababa to New York City and back again, Cutting for Stone is an unforgettable story of love and betrayal, medicine and ordinary miracles—and two brothers whose fates are forever intertwined. 


Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa LahiriUnaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri - OverDrive/Libby - also available as an audiobook.
These eight stories by beloved and bestselling author Jhumpa Lahiri take us from Cambridge and Seattle to India and Thailand, as they explore the secrets at the heart of family life. Here they enter the worlds of sisters and brothers, fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, friends and lovers. Rich with the signature gifts that have established Jhumpa Lahiri as one of our most essential writers, Unaccustomed Earth exquisitely renders the most intricate workings of the heart and mind.  


The Henna Artist by Alka JoshiThe Henna Artist by Alka Joshi - hoopla. 
Escaping from an arranged, abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way from her 1950s rural village to the city of Jaipur. There she becomes the henna artist - and confidante - most in demand to the wealthy women of the upper class. Vivid and compelling in its portrait of one woman's struggle for fulfillment in a society pivoting between the traditional and the modern, The Henna Artist opens a door into a world that is at once lush and fascinating, stark and cruel.


The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah MoggochThe Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggoch - OverDrive/Libby - also available as an audiobook.
When Ravi Kapoor reaches the breaking point with his difficult father-in-law, he asks his wife: "Can't we just send him away somewhere?" His prayer is seemingly answered when Ravi's cousin sets up a retirement home in India, hoping to re-create in Bangalore an elegant lost corner of England. Several retirees are enticed by the promise of indulgent living at a bargain price. Upon arriving, they are dismayed to find that restoration of the once sophisticated hotel has stalled. But what their new life lacks in luxury, it's plentiful in adventure, stunning beauty, and unexpected love.