Thursday, October 8, 2009

If You Like Jodi Picoult...

If you like Jodi Picoult, you might enjoy these titles as well.

Amy and Isabelle
by Elizabeth Strout

A teenage girl's affair with her teacher shatters her relationship with her mother, dredging up deep-seated guilt and long-buried secrets.

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The Condition
by Jennifer Haigh

After the youngest child of a well-to-do family is diagnosed with a rare disorder that prevents her from physically maturing, the family unravels over several decades.

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The Good Mother
by Sue Miller

A newly divorced mother's affair leads to accusations of child abuse, a bitter custody battle, and gripping courtroom drama.

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by Chris Bohjalian

When a home birth goes awry, a midwife finds herself at the center of a medical debate and on trial for murder.

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More Than It Hurts You
by Darin Strauss

A child's sickness leads a doctor to suspect Munchausen-by-Proxy syndrome, a diagnosis that will forever change the lives of everyone involved.

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My Abandonment
by Peter Rock

A father and daughter's "off the grid" homeless lifestyle is turned upside down when a jogger accidentally discovers them and reports them to the authorities.

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The Rest of Her Life
by Laura Moriarity

A teenager's careless driving leads to a fatal accident that shatters a family's already fragile existence and polarizes a small town in Kansas.

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The River Road
by Karen Osborn

Two brothers and the girl they both love make a reckless choice that ends in death for one and a lifetime of tragic consequences for the other two.

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A Theory of Relativity
by Jacquelyn Mitchard

A bitter family drama unfolds in the courtroom after a young child is left orphaned by a car crash, leaving relations to fight over her custody.

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We Need To Talk About Kevin
by Lionel Shriver

The mother of a 17-year-old in jail for a school shooting tries to resolve her parental guilt by writing a series of brutally honest letters to her estranged husband.

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