Jodi Picoult – My Sister's Keeper

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: their two year old daughter being diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia, and no one in the family being a bone-marrow match. They can go on the ‘list’, for an unknown donor, but, the odds of finding the perfect match are scarce. So, they have another baby. Nope, not […]

Alice Sebold – The Lovely Bones

This is Sebold’s debut novel, and while there’s lots of loopholes in the story, the premise in itself is interesting. A 14 year old girl is raped and killed by a neighbor on her way home from school, one evening. In the story, the girl, Susie Salmon (the book does start: My name was Salmon, […]

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