Rated of 5
by Shannon My Sister's Keeper
I can't say this is my all time favorite book, since others already fill that spot. However, after reading this book, the others do seem a bit trivial, and superficial. The characters are all important, and special in there own way, whether the reader actually takes into account "how" or not. Sarah was the saddest to read... and showed me more than a bargained for. I thought I'd find a cold heartless person, and instead found exactly opposite. I always looked forward to hearing her thoughts, she was always the one who seemed to say EXACTLY what was needed. Brian was also great at parts... To me this book is an excellent novel, simply a work of art, when it comes to story telling. The only part I didn't really care much for was the references to the Julia and Campbell characters, but they are definitely a part, they show how one person can have such an affect on others, even the ones who don't know them personally. This was definitely a bittersweet read... and a 'DEEP' one at that. Some can't actually connect with this type of novel, but I thought it beautifully explored loss, and love, and the bond between sister's, and an entire family. Sometimes Anna seems a bit annoying in my mind, as if she is so consumed with herself, but its easy enough to see why... yet she definitely cares about her sister. I have a younger sister too, and it definitely hits close to him. There's tons of great stuff I could say about it... but in all, it definitely deserves 5 out of 5, and for some who critiques like I do, that's a serious honor... This book can capture with simple phrases... and its definitely recommended from me.
Rated of 5
by Lindsay My Sister's Keeper
This is the only book I have ever read that actually made me cry uncontrollably. It was one of those silent cries that you just can't stop and the tears pour like rain from your eyes. I'm not a cryer and this book changed that. This book is absolutely fabulous and extremely well written, making the book impossible to put down. The ending was out of left field, I never saw it coming; there is no way anyonee could predict what happens. I highly recommend this to Jodi Picoult fans and newbies alike. A must read.
Rated of 5
by Denise My Sister's Keeper
I liked the way the book was written moving from one character to another. The Julia/Campbell story was great and it made you want to see what was coming next. Anna did not seem 13 to me at all. I did like having brother Jesse as part of the plot to show the effects the disease had on the whole family. The storyline was great but I don't want to give too much detail. I really really hated the ending and read the last chapter twice to believe that yes, that is how the book ended.
Rated of 5
by kirsten my sisters keeper
This book was by far the best I have read by Jodi Picoult. She made me cry with the ending :( but i still loved it.
Rated of 5
by Ravid Reader My Sisters Keeper - Heart wrenching book
This book was very well written. It was a tragic story of a girl who was conceived only to be used as a donor for her sick sister. Anna the donor of the two sisters, decides to sue her parents for rights to her own body. This story has an extreme plot twist and heart wrenching conclusion. A great read, and one of Jodi Picoult's better books. This book is for anyone to read I give it a rating of ten.. even though there isn't a rating of ten .. that's how much I liked it.
Rated of 5
by Carolyn Hume My Sister's Keeper- One of the Best Books I've Ever Had the Pleasure of Reading!
My Sister's Keeper tells the story of 13 year old Anna. The only reason she was ever born was to keep her sister, Kate alive. Kate was diagnosed with a severe and rare form of leukemia roughly 3 years before Anna was made. Although there is no doubt that her parents love both of their daughters, Anna decides to sue her parents against rights of her own body. Her whole life Anna has had no choice but to donate different parts of her body. Although most of the time she does these donations both with love and hope that they will keep her older sister from leaving her, this time is just one too many. In this intriguing novel you will explore the deepest realms of the plot from several character's point of view. What surprised me was the fact that we didn't hear anything from Kate until the epilogue, but looking back I can completely understand why Jodi Picoult wrote like that. This book will have you laughing at the funny one-liners of Cambell and weeping over the moral and ethical decisions that Sara and Brian have to make for their daughters. The ending was an extremely surprising and devastating. By the end of this novel I was dissolved to tears, both from joy and sadness. This books is one of the best ones I have ever personally had the chance to enjoy, hopefully millions of other young readers will enjoy it as much as I did. As a 13 year old girl I can fully relate to what Anna is going through, well without the fact that my older sister, Katie, isn't dying of cancer.
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