January 15, 2017 1 min to read

Sisters One, Two, Three

Category : Reviews
  • Synopsis:

After a tragic accident on Martha’s Vineyard, keeping secrets becomes a way of life for the Tangle family. With memories locked away, the sisters take divergent paths. Callie disappears, Mimi keeps so busy she has no time to think, and Ginger develops a lifelong aversion to risk that threatens the relationships she holds most dear.

When a whispered comment overheard by her rebellious teenage daughter forces Ginger to reveal a long-held family secret, the Tangles’ carefully constructed web of lies begins to unravel. Upon the death of Glory, the family’s colorful matriarch, and the return of long-estranged Callie, Ginger resolves to return to Martha’s Vineyard and piece together what really happened on that calamitous day when a shadow fell over four sun-kissed siblings playing at the shore. Along with Ginger’s newfound understanding come the keys to reconciliation: with her mother, with her sisters, and with her daughter.

At turns heartbreaking, humorous, and hopeful, Sisters One, Two, Three explores not only the consequences of secrets—even secrets kept out of love—but also the courage it takes to speak the truth, to forgive, and to let go.

My Review:

Genre: Fiction
Stand-Alone: Yes
Part of a Series: No
POV: Ginger’s
Steam-Level: Practically non-existent
5:5

Sisters One, Two, Three was very well-written, emotional and powerful. Ginger is a bit neurotic in her worrying, always planning for what ifs and worst case scenarios. The author does it fantastic job in shoeshine Ginger is the way she is. The first part alternates between present day and when Ginger is younger. In the past you meet Ginger and her family. Ginger has learned to adapt and read her mother and is the protector of her siblings. The past shows tragedy and how her family dealt with it which has bled into her adult life and dealing, not so well, with a rebellious teenager and an ailing mom. The revelations that unfold are heart-wrenching. Each sister deals with pain differently and learn that together they are stronger. The messages of how to deal with love and beautifully are written. Just make sure to have plenty of tissues near you

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