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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Sisters (YA)


Book #99 Read in 2014
Sisters by Raina Telgemeier (YA)

This graphic novel is a sequel to Smile, also a graphic novel.  I really liked Smile but Sisters left me a bit disappointed.  In Sisters, Raina and her sister and brother and mother are driving cross-country to visit family.  Raina and her sister never get along so neither are really looking forward to being trapped in a moving vehicle together for a week.  There is sparring back and forth.  This book had potential to be a bit more meaty (mother and father having marital problems) but that potential was never really addressed and the ending felt abrupt...it left me wanting more.  That being said, I think a middle school reader would be ok with it.  Cute read.

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