Jodi Picoult is a very thorough author. The amount of research she does for every story shows in the quality of her books. While stories can be pulled through with the outlines, it’s the specifics that form the flesh and blood – the most important part of a book. And that is what Jodi Picoult is all about.
The most highly praised of Picoult’s books were My Sister’s Keeper and Picture Perfect, according to my observation. But when I read through the summary of House Rules, I was intrigued and I immediately snapped it up at a relatively cheap price. Though I bought three of Picoult’s books earlier, it was House Rules that I read first. And I am glad I did so.