Pieces of My Sister's Life

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Bantam Books, 2007 - Fiction - 447 pages
114 Reviews
Two sisters who shared everything. One unforgivable moment.

And a second chance…There’s something to talk about in every chapter of Elizabeth Joy Arnold’s poignant, insightful debut novel—the perfect summer read for all those who loved Elisabeth Robinson’s The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters, Judy Blume’s Summer Sisters, and Jodi Picoult’s My Sister’s Keeper.

Once, Kerry and Eve Barnard did everything together: sailing the Block Island harbor with their father, listening to their neighbor Justin’s magical fairy tales, and all the while longing for their absent mother. They were twin girls arm in arm, secrets entwined between two hearts. Until the summer of their seventeenth birthday, when their extraordinary bond was shattered. And thirteen years later, it will take all the courage they can summon to put the pieces back together—at a time when it matters most.…

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I was rooting for the love story of Kerry and Justin. - Goodreads
Interesting book but a little difficult to read. - Goodreads
The ending was okay but somewhat unsatisfying. - Goodreads
However, the plot was incongruous in places. - Goodreads
Even though I found it so difficult to read. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Michele - Goodreads

The book was ok. However, the plot was incongruous in places. I'm not sure that twins would be this mean to each other. Read full review

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User Review  - Elisa - Goodreads

The story was beautiful but frustrating, the characters real but annoying and infuriating, the message true and wonderful. It wasn't the ending I wanted but I guess it's the ending that was most realistic. Overall a good book. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Elizabeth Arnold was raised in New York, and has degrees from Vassar College and Princeton University. She lives with her husband in Hopewell, New Jersey, where she is at work on her next novel.


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