The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti

After spending years on the run, Samuel Hawley settles with his daughter, Loo, in her deceased mother’s hometown. Throughout the novel we learn how Samuel received each of the twelve scars he carries on his body. Loo, too, starts to uncover some uncomfortable truths about her father’s past. This is an epic father/daughter coming of age story, so believable it’ll make you laugh and cry and be unable to put it down until the very last page. Beautiful!