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Hi All,

Which book do you guys think is better for family members and why:

Patricia Johnston’s “Adoption is a Family Affair”
Elisabeth O’Tool’s “In On It”

Thank you for your input!


I have only read Johnston’s book & greatly appreciated it. But I know others who have read both and prefer O’Tool’s.  The main reason is that people feel like the Johnston book assumes that the person who is reading it has already stuck their foot in their mouth.  O’Tool’s book has a nicer tone overall.

Posted by Danielle Pennel on Jul 18, 2014 at 5:04pm

i’ve read most of o’tool’s and thought it was good. haven’t read the other.

Posted by Hopeful777 on Jul 25, 2014 at 7:20pm

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