Reviews and Blog Posts: sisters

Ava and Pip

by Carol Weston

DPL Rating:
3

10 year old Ava Wren is an outgoing word nerd whose biggest annoyance is being constantly overshadowed at home by her shy older sister, Pip. She understands why most of the time, because Pip is not just shy, but painfully shy. Like, barely says two words on any given day at...

The three incestuous sisters

by Audrey Niffenegger

DPL Rating:
4

Niffenegger's illustrated or visual novel has also been called a novel with images. The story of sibling rivalry, love and forgiveness is creepy but that's not all. The aquatint images are innocent, mirthful, rapturous, haunting and tranquil. She was influenced by Lynd Ward's Gods' Man, a "wood-cut novel" and others see the...

We are all completely beside ourselves [a novel]

by Karen Joy Fowler

DPL Rating:
4

Rosemary looks back on her life, her family, her memories, her secrets--and how they all led her to where she is today in Fowler's beautifully written, sometimes disturbing, always thought-provoking, and often humorous novel. The big detail about Rosemary is that she lost her "twin" sister when she was five....

One came home

by Amy Timberlake

DPL Rating:
5

When her sister disappeared, the sheriff came back with a body, but Georgie Burkhardt was not about to believe that the body could possibly be her sister. If no one else was going to set off to find the answers, she will  just have to take matters into her own...

Nancy Clancy, super sleuth

by Jane O'Connor

DPL Rating:
4

Decked out in trench coats, sunglasses, and floppy hats Nancy and her best friend, Bree, are ready to solve crimes. They even have a headquarters, business cards, and an official name, Partners in Crime Fighting. The trouble is there is nothing to investigate, until a personal treasure goes missing from...

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