Booking Through Thursday's QOTW is:
What’s the most serious book you’ve read recently?
(I figure it’s easier than asking your most serious boook ever, because, well, it’s recent!)
I guess it kind of depends on the definition of 'serious.'
I'd call Skinny Bitch by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin a serious book because of the issues it dealt with. It gave a very hard look at all the things we put into our bodies on a day-to-day basis. Yes, it was done in a humourous 'in-your-face' way but the issues themselves were still very, very serious, and some I took to heart.
Likewise with Will Jellyfish Rule the World? by Leo Hickman. In spite of the fact that it was a children's book written to have fun with, it underlined some very important issues about climate change and what we can do to help our world.
The most serious in tone I've read recently is The Monk by Matthew Lewis, a book I didn't finish because of how monotone the narrator seemed and the neverending 'serious'ness of the way the story was told.