Henry's Sisters

Henry's Sisters

eBook - 2010
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Family, forgiveness and cupcakes - a recipe for a story you won't forget. Ever since the Bommarito sisters were little girls, their mother has written them letters on pink paper when she has something especially important to tell them. This time, the message is urgent and impossible to ignore. River Bommarito requires open-heart surgery, and Isabelle and her sisters are needed at home to run the family bakery and to take care of their brother, Henry, and grandmother, Stella, who believes she's Amelia Earhart.
Publisher: New York : Allison and Busby, 2010.
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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cherstaite
Apr 19, 2017

Didn't get past 50 pages. It was written like a potty mouth teenager trying to shock her parents with over the top outrageous ranting. Nothing was remotely believable. Thank god it was a library book—had I paid for it I'd have been furious.

karcoldelharvic5 Jan 26, 2016

When I first started this book I thought it would be one I would read a few pages and put aside. I was engrossed after a few pages and spend the evening laughing til I cried.

kasslynne May 31, 2015

I've been recommending this book for years. By far one of the best books I've ever read!

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Koffee7
Oct 16, 2012

FABULOUS!! I would recommend this book to anyone who is willing to listen. The author engages you from page one. She pours spirit, warmth, heart into each of her characters. I laughed and I cried from beginning to end. It teaches us to believe in things besides ourselves to care for others (people and animals), it teaches us to look at ourselves and how to endure all the small things we thing are so impossible. I have never loved the characters of a book so much - River Bommarito and her wonderful, endearing, troubled, different, beguiling and believable daughters and their fabulously fantastic brother Henry. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE read this book and recommend it to any and everyone. Cathy Lamb is a genius.

Vulcan_Library Aug 16, 2012

A lovely read-this author never disappoints-sometimes shocks!-but never lets her readers down.I was almost as upset as Henry's sisters were when I got to the crucial moment !

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