This is from the author of The Book Thief. Totally different style book, but still a very good read. I think I will definitely have to look at reading a few others by this author. It didn't go where I expected (which I like), and it makes you think. I can't really put it into words. I gave it a 4 out of 5 on my goodreads. Add it to your list and let me know your thoughts.
Summary from goodreads.com:
Ed Kennedy is an
underage cabdriver without much of a future. He's pathetic at playing
cards, hopelessly in love with his best friend, Audrey, and utterly
devoted to his coffee-drinking dog, the Doorman. His life is one of
peaceful routine and incompetence until he inadvertently stops a bank
That's when the first ace arrives in the mail.
That's when Ed becomes the messenger.
to care, he makes his way through town helping and hurting (when
necessary) until only one question remains: Who's behind Ed's mission?