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!
The Gaurdian: This book is about a woman and her pet dog, the dog is a Christmas gift from her fiance whom them become very close and guides her on life and teaches her to move on. It's a touching story filled with romance and great for pet lovers.