Publisher: Harper Collins/ Amistad
Series: Gaither Sisters #3
Reviewed In Series: One Crazy Summer
Genres: Juvenile/ Young-Adult/ Historical/ Cultural/ Realistic-Fiction/ African-American/ Coming-of-Age
Format: Digital ARC
Source: Publisher via Edelweiss
My Rating: 5 Stars
Newbery Honor winner and New York Times bestselling author Rita Williams-Garcia tells the story of the Gaither sisters, who are about to learn what it’s like to be fish out of water as they travel from the streets of Brooklyn to the rural South for the summer of a lifetime.
Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother, Big Ma, and her mother, Ma Charles. Across the way lives Ma Charles’s half sister, Miss Trotter. The two half sisters haven’t spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that’s been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible.
Powerful and humorous, this companion to the award-winning One Crazy Summer and P.S. Be Eleven will be enjoyed by fans of the first two books as well as by readers meeting these memorable sisters for the first time.
After lots of pondering, I’ve narrowed it down to 25 books. There were lots of books that I really enjoyed but only 25 made the cut; with 2 of them being 2016 releases. *All links are to my reviews. Hovering over (or clicking) the covers gives you a little caption of why I chose the […]