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Wally Lamb. I Know This Much is True. Dominick Birdsey's identical twin, Thomas, suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. Occasionally he has severe episodes. Thinking he is making a sacrificial protest that will stop the war in the Middle East, Thomas cuts off his own hand in a public library.

Pay it forward... great movie but even better book--worth reading even if you have seen the movie, because it's pretty different. Catherine Ryan Hyde is a GREAT author--love all her books!!!

How Far Would You Go to Help a Stranger?

When I received the submission Little Bee by British author Chris Cleave in 2007 and read the first lines—“Most days I wish I was a British pound coin instead of an African girl. Everyone would be pleased to see me coming.”—the world fell away.

Moloka’i by Alan Brennert

Moloka’i by Alan Brennert | Love At First Book Who doesn't enjoy a book about leprosy? Check out Moloka'i by Alan Brennert!

Another one of Conroy's books that I am looking forward to reading!

21 Books From The Last 5 Years That Every Woman Should Read

The one struggle of being a woman who reads is that you want to read everything. It's easy to get overwhelmed by bestseller lists, because there just i

We Need to Talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver. Between the Lines, January 2009; West End, September 2008