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Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

What makes life worth living?  Will Traynor is struggling with this very question since an accident left him paralyzed from the shoulders down and often in excruciating pain.  Confined to a wheelchair and dependent on others to assist with even the most … Continue reading

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Covet by Tracey Graves

Claire and Chris Canton are living the quintessential suburban life in Johnson County, Kansas when the recession hits and Chris gets laid off from his job.  With a generous severance package Chris is sure that he will be able to … Continue reading

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The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan

“A diamond is forever” . . .  the phrase that started it all.  Follow the story of one fabulous diamond engagement ring as it becomes a symbol of love and commitment for four couples over the span of 60 years … Continue reading

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The Complete Guide to Getting a Job for People With Asperger’s Syndrome by Barbara Bissonnette

Bissonette, certified career development coach for adults with Asperger’s Syndrome (AS) and author of Asperger’s Syndrome Workplace Survival Guide (2010) has created a handbook to guide adults with AS through the job search process to successful employment. Her step by … Continue reading

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Something Like Normal by Trish Doller

When 19 year old Travis arrives home on leave following a tour of duty in Afghanistan he feels out of place.  His parents are getting divorced. His younger brother has stolen his girlfriend and his car. And his best friend’s … Continue reading

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Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

“Today I moved to a twelve acre rock covered with cement, topped with bird turd and surrounded by water.”  Al Capone Does My Shirts is set in 1935 on Alcatraz where Capone is an inmate working in the prison laundry. … Continue reading

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Rules by Cynthia Lord

Rules for David:  If the bathroom door is closed, knock!  Say “thank you” when someone gives you a present (even if you don’t like it).  No toys in the fish tank.  These are just a few of the rules that … Continue reading

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Dark Eye by William Bernhardt

Dark Eye.  Just for entertainment.  A cross between Silence of the Lambs and Rainman.  Darcy, a 25-year-old autistic savant, assists burned out and depressed police detective Susan Pulaski with solving a string of violent murders and helps catch the serial … Continue reading

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The Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon

Do you enjoy considering the possibilities?  With this book, set in the near future, the author, a parent of a child with autism, addresses the question “What is normal?”  What happens to those who aren’t “normal”?  It is a powerful … Continue reading

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Christopher John Francis Boone, age fifteen, lives in England and has autism. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is the story of how his neighbor’s dog died and what happened to Christopher’s parent’s relationship. Through Christopher’s eyes … Continue reading

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