My Sister s Keeper

My Sister s Keeper
Author: Jodi Picoult
Pages: 512
ISBN: 9781416549178
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Release: 2007-01-19
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult is widely acclaimed for her keen insights into the hearts and minds of real people. Now she tells the emotionally riveting story of a family torn apart by conflicting needs and a passionate love that triumphs over human weakness. Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. The product of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Anna was conceived as a bone marrow match for Kate -- a life and a role that she has never challenged...until now. Like most teenagers, Anna is beginning to question who she truly is. But unlike most teenagers, she has always been defined in terms of her sister -- and so Anna makes a decision that for most would be unthinkable, a decision that will tear her family apart and have perhaps fatal consequences for the sister she loves. My Sister's Keeper examines what it means to be a good parent, a good sister, a good person. Is it morally correct to do whatever it takes to save a child's life, even if that means infringing upon the rights of another? Is it worth trying to discover who you really are, if that quest makes you like yourself less? Should you follow your own heart, or let others lead you? Once again, in My Sister's Keeper, Jodi Picoult tackles a controversial real-life subject with grace, wisdom, and sensitivity.

My Sister s Keeper

My Sister s Keeper
Author: Jodi Picoult
Pages: 432
ISBN: 1760527262
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Release: 2018-08-29
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

With her penetrating insight into the hearts and minds of real people, Jodi Picoult's My Sister's Keeper examines what it means to be a good parent, a good sister, a good person, and what happens when emotions meet with scientific advances.

My Sister s Keeper Movie Tie In

My Sister s Keeper   Movie Tie In
Author: Jodi Picoult
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781439157381
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Release: 2009-05-19
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Conceived to provide a bone marrow match for her leukemia-stricken sister, teenage Kate begins to question her moral obligations in light of countless medical procedures and decides to fight for the right to make decisions about her own body.

My Sister s Keeper

My Sister s Keeper
Author: Jodi Picoult
Pages: 500
ISBN: 9781439157268
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Release: 2009-05-19
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Picoult's emotionally charged, "New York Times"-bestselling novel is now the basis for a major motion picture from New Line Cinema, scheduled for release on June 26 and starring Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, and Abigail Breslin.

Am I My Sister s Keeper

Am I My Sister s Keeper
Author: S. Stephens
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9780595365999
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Release: 2005
Editor: iUniverse
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the time Elise was fifteen years old, she knew she was different and that society did not embrace her difference. While in high school, Elise existed on the edge of the dating game. After graduating college she makes a decision to change her life. She wants to be the daughter her parents have always wanted. Elise terminates all of her old friendships, dates and becomes engaged to a well-respected young man. For some reason her engagement wedges a gap between Elise and her younger sister. But Elise is too concerned with changing her life to fix things with her sister. Then Elise meets a young woman who makes her question the path she's chosen. As Elise fluctuates between conflicting emotions, her indecisiveness alienates her family and sends her sister on a path of destruction. A tragedy forces Elise to rethink her decisions and accept that she is the master of her fate.S. Stephens has written a mournful yet optimistic story about overcoming the pressures of society. She explores one woman's turmoil and the emotional havoc it caused in her life. The secondary characters were pivotal to the story, in their attitudes about people's views on alternative lifestyles. The writing, characterizations and pace of the story are good. I applaud Ms. S. for this honest, emotional, and penetrating view of family influence and self-worth: she is an author who bears watching. -aNN Brown, Rawsistaz ReviewerGrab your blanket, a cup of steaming hot whatever you drink, and this book, curl up on the sofa, and spend the day wrapped up in Am I My Sister's Keeper?" -Shameal K. Nelson, Nghosi Books.com Reviewer A story of self love, sister love, and the family ties, which threaten our ability to be true to ourselves. S. Stephens has created an insightful and entertaining story that takes us into the life of a woman who must come to terms with her sexuality and face the responsibility that she has a role model t others. A page turner and must read for people from all walks of life. -Shonia Brown, Author of "A Deeper Lover"

My Sister s Keeper

My Sister s Keeper
Author: Bill Benners
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9780982994627
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Release: 2010-09-01
Editor: McBryde Publishing, LLC
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Ever since his younger sister Martha woke him early one Sunday morning holding a Rubic's Cube in the palm of her hand with all the colored squares in perfect alignment, in some backward way, twelve-year-old Richard Baimbridge became his sister's motivation. If she saw me give up on anything, regardless of how insignificant-forgetting a phone number, finding the right nut to fit a bolt, or fixing a broken toy-she'd go after it with fanaticism and would not give up until she'd figured it out.Being better than Richard challenged Martha and when she succeeded, it fulfilled her. Richard was proud of her, but not like their Dad. Their Dad loved it. It seemed the more Martha outdid Richard, the more he liked it. By the time Richard left home at eighteen, there was a gap between his father and him that an ocean couldn't fill.But when Martha is brutally attacked while investigating the rape and attempted murder of a thirteen-year old for the News & Observer, Richard Baimbridge moves back to his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina, to assist his family in caring for his sister and comes face to face with his tormented past and a dark family secret.Despised by his father and haunted by his past, he fights to stay above the flood of childhood trauma while longing to return to the life he'd built in New York City. But when the police exhaust all leads in his sister's case, wheelchair-bound Martha refuses to let her case die and, with Richard as her legs, insists on continuing the investigation herself, drawing Richard into the darker side of Wilmington - a place of greed, violence, and murder - where he, himself, becomes a primary murder suspect.

My Sisters Keeper

My Sisters  Keeper
Author: Bernardine Kennedy
Pages: 287
ISBN: 9780755388110
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Release: 2011-07-21
Editor: Headline
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In 1975, Vietnamese orphan Cathy Carter arrives In England to begin a new life. Her childhood in the New Forest is idyllic, but when she is fifteen tragedy strikes. Her adoptive parents are killed in a fire, and she is left with her strange, uncommunicative adoptive twin sisters. Sad and lonely, Cathy joins a local theatre group, where she becomes besotted with one of the directors. Nico is forty, and very good-looking, but he preys on vulnerable young girls, and has set his sights on Cathy. She is petite and pretty, and she is due to inherit a fortune. On her sixteenth birthday, Nico blackmails the twins into allowing Cathy to marry him. Their marriage soon turns sour, and after their daughter, Sammy-Jo, is born Cathy escapes with the child to Spain. But one day, Nico finds them...

My Sisters Keeper

My Sisters Keeper
Author: Mavis Applewater
Pages: 348
ISBN: 1505912466
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Release: 2015-01-02
Editor: CreateSpace
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Nothing is ever easy for policewoman Jenny Jacobs. She just wants to be in love. Sound simple? Well, there's a catch. She wants to be deeply in love with someone who is also deeply in love with her. Jenny must face the past and the present when she discovers her lover's infidelity and her first love walks back into her life. Her life becomes even more complicated when old feelings surface for her first love -- the woman who broke her heart as a teenager, then entered the church and became "Sister Rachel". In her third published book, Mavis Applewater brings to the printed page a perfect combination of heat and romance, with just the right amount of adventure. Second Edition, revised and re-edited.

My Sister s Keeper

My Sister s Keeper
Author: Margaret Moorman
Pages: 320
ISBN: 0393324044
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Release: 2002
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Now a Hallmark Hall of Fame TV-movie starring Kathy Bates, Elizabeth Perkins, and Lynn Redgrave.

My Sisters Keeper

My Sisters  Keeper
Author: Leslie Poles Hartley
Pages: 242
ISBN: UOM:39015010908419
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Release: 1970
Editor: Hamish Hamilton
Language: en

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My Sister s Keeper

My Sister s Keeper
Author: Shirley Lord
Pages: 404
ISBN: 0517582716
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Release: 1993
Editor: Crown Pub
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When wealthy cosmetics mogul Louise Towers is brutally attacked in her New York mansion, her friends realize that the perpetrator must be someone close to her. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.

My Sister s Keeper

My Sister s Keeper
Author: T. R. Lipsey
Pages: 48
ISBN: 1424149169
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Release: 2006-10-01
Editor: Publishamerica Incorporated
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

My Sisters Keeper is a collection of poems designed to take the reader through the stages of growing from a young girls point of view, taking a look at the outside influences on the life of a young African American female.

I Am My Sister s Keeper

I Am My Sister s Keeper
Author: Kilene Williams
Pages: 204
ISBN: 0359963420
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Release: 2019-10-06
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Through love and war, sisters Victoria and Sade have always had each other's back. Blessed with sisters in life, Cher and Rae, the ladies have forged an unbreakable bond, a sisterhood. Knowing that love is a choice, when one calls, in line they all fall! With secrets of love, lies, murder and mystery buried deep in Pandora's Box, I Am My Sister's Keeper reminds us to be grateful for the truest relationships in our lives, and pay attention to the individuals that are there in the trenches ready to rise with you like the Phoenix."

My Sister s Keeper

My Sister s Keeper
Author: Brenda Chapman
Pages: 92
ISBN: 1771530049
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Release: 2013-09-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Anna Sweet, ex-cop turned waitress, is bar-hopping her way across the U.S.A. But a middle-of-the-night phone call to Annas hotel room in Kermit, Texas, is about to end her life on the road. The brakes on her sister Cheris car have failed, and shes lying banged up in an Ottawa hospital. Cheri warns that unless Anna comes right home, shell be dead by Christmas.Anna has more than enough reason to stay away from her home town. Yet her sisters terror is a calling card she cannot ignore. Is Cheris life really in danger? Or is this another bid for attention? A doubting Anna Sweet is about to find out . . . A perfect book choice for new readers.

Knot My Sister s Keeper

Knot My Sister s Keeper
Author: Mary Marks
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781496701855
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Release: 2018-08-01
Editor: Kensington Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In tracing her ancestry, quilter Martha Rose discovers a ritzy half-sister, a stash of family secrets, and a decades-old mystery that only she can unravel . . . Martha Rose is shocked to find she has a half-sister, especially one so different from her. Giselle Cole is wealthy, widowed, and lives a glamorous life in West Los Angeles. At least her grandmother was a quilter! But Giselle can’t answer Martha’s many questions about their father—he disappeared when she was only a child and the few clues left behind indicate he may have been murdered. So Martha and Giselle team up on an investigation that weaves them through the streets of L.A., their father’s hidden love affairs, and into some mysterious unfinished Cole family business . . . Praise for Mary Marks and her Quilting Mysteries “A pleasurable and satisfying addition to any quilting mystery fan’s reading list. Recommend to those who cannot get enough of Terri Thayer, Elizabeth Craig, or Earlene Fowler.” —Library Journal on Knot in My Backyard “Readers will be surprised by the ending.” —RT Book Reviews on Knot What You Think

My Sister s Keeper

My Sister s Keeper
Author: Ted Allan
Pages: 84
ISBN: 9781442632981
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Release: 1976-12-15
Editor: University of Toronto Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In a tight, dramatic, two-character, two-act play Ted Allan, one of Canada's best-known playwrights, challenges us to think again about love and guilt, about madness and normalcy. My Sister's Keeper was first produced at the 1976 Lennoxville Festival in Quebec. (an earlier version, entitled 'I've Seen You Cut Lemons,' had been directed by Sean Connery at the Fortune Theatre in London in 1970.) It is a play about sensitivity and about victims; about what we do to each other and particularly about what society does to women; about what makes us able to love and what prevents us from allowing ourselves to love. One day 'schizophrenic' Sarah arrives--to stay--at the London flat of her successful, 'normal' brother. The ensuing confrontations lead us, when we can catch our breath, to ask just who it is that is insane, and why?

Second Glance

Second Glance
Author: Jodi Picoult
Pages: 514
ISBN: 9781416549192
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Release: 2003
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

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Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780307371331
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Release: 2009-03-19
Editor: Vintage Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans, comes an unforgettable edge-of-your-seat mystery that is at once heartbreakingly tender and morally courageous about what it means to be human. Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences of the city. Its students are well tended and supported, trained in art and literature, and become just the sort of people the world wants them to be. But, curiously, they are taught nothing of the outside world and are allowed little contact with it. Within the grounds of Hailsham, Kathy grows from schoolgirl to young woman, but it’s only when she and her friends Ruth and Tommy leave the safe grounds of the school (as they always knew they would) that they realize the full truth of what Hailsham is. Never Let Me Go breaks through the boundaries of the literary novel. It is a gripping mystery, a beautiful love story, and also a scathing critique of human arrogance and a moral examination of how we treat the vulnerable and different in our society. In exploring the themes of memory and the impact of the past, Ishiguro takes on the idea of a possible future to create his most moving and powerful book to date.

House Rules

House Rules
Author: Jodi Picoult
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9781439199312
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Release: 2010-04-03
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things and the modern classics My Sister’s Keeper, The Storyteller, and more, comes a “complex, compassionate, and smart” (The Washington Post) novel about a family torn apart by a murder accusation. When your son can’t look you in the eye…does that mean he’s guilty? Jacob Hunt is a teen with Asperger’s syndrome. He’s hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, though he is brilliant in many ways. He has a special focus on one subject—forensic analysis. A police scanner in his room clues him in to crime scenes, and he’s always showing up and telling the cops what to do. And he’s usually right. But when Jacob’s small hometown is rocked by a terrible murder, law enforcement comes to him. Jacob’s behaviors are hallmark Asperger’s, but they look a lot like guilt to the local police. Suddenly the Hunt family, who only want to fit in, are thrust directly in the spotlight. For Jacob’s mother, it’s a brutal reminder of the intolerance and misunderstanding that always threaten her family. For his brother, it’s another indication why nothing is normal because of Jacob. And for the frightened small town, the soul-searing question looms: Did Jacob commit murder? House Rules is “a provocative story in which [Picoult] explores the pain of trying to comprehend the people we love—and reminds us that the truth often travels in disguise” (People).

I Am My Sister s Keeper

I Am My Sister s Keeper
Author: Denise George
Pages: 185
ISBN: 1845507177
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Release: 2015-05-20
Editor: Christian Focus
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Through biblical stories and contemporary stories of wounded women, George's advice guides readers in how to pray, offer a listening ear, share from their own experiences and encourage others with God's promises.