I wasn't sure if I would like Susan Meissner's book, *The Shape of Mercy*, since it's focus seems to be the Salem witch trials. But, I was in for a surprise.
Lauren Durough goes to work for an elderly woman, transcribing a diary written by a girl accused of being a witch during the Salem witch trials. As Lauren uncovers more of Mercy's story, she also learns more about herself.
I would encourage just about anyone to read this book. It is a story within a story, and a very well written one at that.