Tamora Pierce is an incredible fantasy fiction writer. This particular series helped me through me adolescence and has subsequently become one of my most favorite book series ever. Protector of the Small series by Tamora Pierce
Squire (Protector of the Small, book 3) by Tamora Pierce
A First-Rate Madness : Uncovering the links between Leadership and Mental Illness By Nassir Ghaemi A fascinating read that studies the psyche of a wide range of famous leaders, rulers, and tyrants, from Genghis Khan to Hitler to JFK. Seriously cool book!