For a Good Drama: House Rules By Jodi Picoult An advice columnist realizes her family's unique strengths when her autistic teenage son is accused of murder. Picoult's exploration of what it means to be different is riveting and real.
Mercy by Jodi Picoult. A favorite of Alex's. This book explores many issues involving death-- including murder and euthanasia-- all wrapped around an intense and beautiful story. We have copies at both libraries!