One of our Gosh! Best of 2018 titles! Heimat is a german word about onE's feeling of belonging to a cultural home. Nora Krug goes on a quest to reclaim her Heimat. After years of living abroad from her German homeland, she goes back to research the good and bad of her family's past in WWII. An amazing look into the erasure of her grandparents generation and their involvement in Nazi Germany as she tries to grapple with the guilt of generations past by re-connecting with her family. The reader really feels Krug's fear and the tension that builds as she must will herself to peel back the layers of history, and unearth a truth that she might not be ready for.