When We Were Sisters

When We Were Sisters

Large Print - 2016 | Large print edition.
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Two sisters help each other face their troubled pasts and move into the future.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016.
Edition: Large print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781410492159
141049215X
Branch Call Number: RICHA
Characteristics: 641 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.

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TLCMom582
Jul 02, 2017

Emilie Richards writes books about women and relationships. Good books about women and relationships. Not only man/woman relationships, but relationships between women, whether sisters, mother/daughter or friends.
When We Were Sister is a book about two women who were foster children together and who have formed an inseparable bond. They are now grown and have taken very different paths. Robin gave up her career as a photojournalist and is now married with two children. her husband is a successful lawyer who is so busy that his family rarely sees him. Cecelia is a superstar singer-songwriter, but I'm happy to say the glam part of her career played a minor part in the book.
When Robin is injured in a car accident, things in her life start to change. Cecelia comes to be by her side, but her hospitalization appears to be an inconvenience to her husband. Cecelia asks Robin to work with her on a video about foster children. In doing the video, both women will revisit the traumatic events that took place in their lives. The opportunity to take photos for a meaningful project and be with her "sister" is something Robin decides she must take advantage of. She insists that her husband step up and take care of the home front while she is gone. It adds more stress to an already stress filled marriage.
As the two women spend more time together, they explore their feelings about their past. When their individual secrets start tumbling out, they discover that events that shaped their past and present just might not be what they thought. The question is, can they resolve their past to make a better future for themselves and the ones that love them?

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pktab
Feb 06, 2017

I really struggled reading this book, however, I did not give up on it and now I'm glad I didn't because the ending was very satisfying.

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