“LaRose,” by Louise Erdrich. When a hunting accident results in the death of a neighbor and friend’s son, the killer offers his own son to the bereaved family, an unthinkable sacrifice to those who do not follow Native tradition. Of course, there are consequences. … This is another great Erdrich story of hurt, anger, sadness and joy.

Shelftalker is a new occasional feature of recommendations by booksellers. This week’s comes from Common Good Books.