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Here are some other titles that you might enjoy. Like Jodi Picoult's books, these novels explore difficult moral choices and family conflicts in a multi-layered, readable style.

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  Cover Art: Bastard Out of Carolina Allison, Dorothy
Bastard Out of Carolina
Bone, an illegitimate child in a family of social outcasts, sees her mother's happiness with her new husband and will not tell when the stepfather begins abusing her in the 1950s.
2012
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: What We Keep Berg, Elizabeth
What We Keep
In San Francisco, two sisters visit their mother who walked out on the family 30 years earlier to devote herself to art. Now she has cancer and may die. One of the sisters is only doing it to please the other.
1998
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Summer Sisters Blume, Judy
Summer Sisters
A poor girl overcomes temptation and succeeds in life. It happens when she befriends a rich girl whose father offers to pay her college tuition. It is not easy, the rich one, now turned playgirl, tempting her away from studies with boys.
1998
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Before You Know Kindness Bohjalian, Christopher A.
Before You Know Kindness
After a decade of spending the delightful summer week at their country house in New Hampshire, the members of the extended Seton family are confronted by a terrible accident when a partially loaded hunting rifle in the wrong hands leads to tragedy, testing the values, convictions, and relationships that hold the family together.
2004
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes Chamberlain, Diane
The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes
Corinne Elliot is facing a crisis in her marriage. Her husband tells her he is in love with another woman and is leaving her. That same evening she hears on the television news that her mother has just turned herself in to the police with regard to a decades-old kidnapping and murder case. Corinne is incredulous when she figures out that she is the kidnapped baby. Flashbacks to the past describe the events leading up to the kidnapping and murder and a woman's desperate choice to go underground and raise a baby that isn't hers.
2006
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Sweet Salt Air Delinsky, Barbara
Sweet Salt Air
Two childhood friends reunite at a summer retreat, each harboring a horrible secret that would test the bounds of their longtime relationship if revealed.
2013
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Memory Keeper's Daughter Edwards, Kim
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
The Memory Keeper's Daughter is a brilliantly crafted family drama that explores every mother's silent fear: what would happen if you lost your child and she grew up without you? On a winter night in 1964, Dr. David Henry is forced by a blizzard to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy. Yet when his daughter is born, he sees immediately that she has Down's syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split second decision that will alter all of their lives forever.
2006
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Mad Dash Gaffney, Patricia
Mad Dash
Now, living on her own for the first time in years, Dash can do whatever she wants . . . if only she could figure out what that is. But every time she starts making plans for the future, she finds herself thinking about the past--remembering the mother she's lost, her daughter's childhood, and the husband she isn't entirely sure she wants to leave behind. . . .
2007
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Perfect Husband Gardner, Lisa
The Perfect Husband
What would you do if the man of your dreams hides the soul of a killer? Jim Beckett was everything she'd ever dreamed of...But two years after Tess married the decorated cop and bore his child, she helped put him behind bars for savagely murdering ten women. Even locked up in a maximum security prison, he vowed he would come after her and make her pay. Now the cunning killer has escaped--and the most dangerous game of all begins....
1998
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Friendship Bread Gee, Darien
Friendship Bread
Still reeling from a personal tragedy that left her estranged from the sister who was once her best friend, Julia Evarts remains at a loss as to how to move on with her life until she receives an anonymous gift of Amish Friendship Bread with instructions on how to make the bread herself, and a request to share it with others.
2011
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Family Pictures Green, Jane
Family Pictures
As dark truths from the past reveal themselves, two middle-aged women must learn to forgive -- for the sake of their children and themselves.
2013
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Weight of Silence Gudenkauf, Heather
The Weight of Silence
When two seven-year-old girls go missing, all are under suspicion. Calli Clark is a dreamer. A sweet, gentle girl, Callie suffers from selective mutism, brought on by a tragedy she experienced as a toddler...Petra Gregory is Calli's best friend, her soul mate and her voice. But neither Petra nor Calli have been heard from since their disappearance was discovered. Now Calli and Petra's families are bound by the question of what has happened to their children.
2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: A Map of the World Hamilton, Jane
A Map of the World
While under the care of Alice Goodwin, a neighbor's child drowns in the Goodwins' pond, a devastating accident that has profound repercussions for the entire Goodwin family, in a story set in a small Midwestern farm town.
1994
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Magic Hour Hannah, Kristin
Magic Hour
Forced to give up her California practice, Julia Cates, fears she will never again do the work that truly makes her happy: healing hearts of troubled young children. But then a young mute girl is found abandoned and scared in Rain Valley. If Julia's prestigious skills were ever desperately needed, this was the time.
2006
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: A Dual Inheritance Hershon, Joanna
A Dual Inheritance
Forging an intense friendship in their senior year at Harvard, Ed, a Jewish, girl-crazy scholarship student; and Hugh, a Boston Brahmin who dedicatedly pines for the one who got away; abruptly and mysteriously go their separate ways years later and pursue very different lives that are shaped by their past bond.
2013
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Story Sisters Hoffman, Alice
The Story Sisters
Elv, Claire, and Meg are the Story Sisters, and each has a fate she must meet alone. One on a country road, one in the streets of Paris, and one in the corridors of her own imagination. At once a coming-of-age tale, a family saga, and a love story of erotic longing.
2009
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Knitting Circle Hood, Ann
The Knitting Circle
After the sudden loss of her only child, Stella, Mary Baxter joins a knitting circle in Providence, Rhode Island, as a way to fill the empty hours and lonely days, not knowing that it will change her life. Alice, Scarlet, Lulu, Beth, Harriet, and Ellen welcome Mary into their circle despite her reluctance to open her heart to them. Each woman teaches Mary a new knitting technique, and, as they do, they reveal to her their own personal stories of loss, love, and hope. Eventually, through the hours they spend knitting and talking together, Mary is finally able to tell her own story of grief, and in so doing reclaims her love for her husband, faces the hard truths about her relationship with her mother, and finds the spark of life again.
2007
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Catching Genius Kiernan, Kristy
Catching Genius
As children, Connie and Estella were best friends-until Estella was discovered to be a math prodigy, which led to the sisters' estrangement. Now, years later, they are forced to reunite on the Gulf Coast of Florida as they pack up their childhood home and ready it for sale. The reunion comes at a time when both Connie and Estella must come to terms with painful revelations and devastating consequences in their own lives. And once again, her sister's genius may alter Connie's life in ways she cannot control.
2007
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons Landvik, Lorna
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
The women of Freesia Court are convinced that there is nothing good coffee, delectable desserts, and a strong shoulder can't fix. Laughter is the glue that holds them together--the foundation of a book group they call AHEB (Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons), an unofficial "club" that becomes much more. It becomes a lifeline.
2003
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Pictures of You Leavitt, Caroline
Pictures of You
Isabelle, on the run from her marriage, has a deadly collision with April, a woman of similar aims, on a foggy highway, but as Isabelle struggles to reassemble her own life, she becomes involved with April's husband and son, who want to determine where April was running to and why.
2011
Adult Fiction Book
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