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[25 Apr 2010 | One Comment | 3,315 views]
Asperger’s and Crime Rule in ‘House Rules’

Jodi Picoult long has been one of my favorite authors. Her books deal with timely topics, from the school shooting in Nineteen Minutes to domestic abuse in Picture Perfect.
I was very eager to read her newest book, available now in hardcover, House Rules. It is about Jacob Hunt, a teenage boy with Asperger’s Syndrome. It’s on the autism spectrum, and causes Jacob to have certain things in order. He must stick to a schedule. He can only eat blue foods on certain days. And, he is obsessed with a crime …