Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs-->The true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus.
books to breed tolerance_ Sita Brahmachari on why it’s more important than ever to write stories for children that explore our differences and common humanity – and her richly diverse book recommendations for all ages
Sarahs Key - Tatiana De Rosnay One of the best written books I have ever read. Wondering when the world of the French Jewish girl of the past, and the American journalist woman of today will collide kept me up all night to finish this book.
I couldn't put this book down. Jeannette Walls is an awesome writer and keeps you engrossed in this book! Her next book "Half Broke Horses" (which precedes this story) is also a great read. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
Our Book Club's Choice for November - Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese ~ Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon.