Water for Elephants
By: Sara Gruen
Jacob Jankowski's privledged world is turned upside when he looses both of his parents. Now orphaned and poor, Jankowski is forced to set aside his anger and pain to make a living. By chance he enters the world of the circus and comes into his own while finding love with Marlena. Despite Marlena's baggage, Jankoswki is compelled to fight for their love. Surprising, poignant and funny, Water for Elephants is a rare novel that will keep you engaged and hoping for more.