Friday, July 26, 2013

You Can Count on Me: Books Featuring Sisters

"If you're tossin' and you're turnin'
And you just can't fall asleep
I'll sing a song beside you
And if you ever forget how much you really mean to me
Every day I will remind you"

--"Count on Me" (Bruno Mars)

Sweet Legacy (Tera Lynn Childs)
Oh, this series! My middle school girls just love it! Triplet sisters descended from Medusa (yes, THAT Medusa!) fight to keep unsuspecting humans safe from dangerous creatures from Greek mythology who are desperate to escape the realms that bind them.
If You Find Me (Emily Murdoch)
Living in a broken-down camper hidden in a forest, fifteen year-old Carey and her younger sister, Jenessa, just have each other. After their mentally ill mother disappears for good and they are put into foster care, Carey must face the truth of why her mother abducted her ten years ago, and find the reason why Jenessa has not spoken in over a year.
Going Vintage (Lindsey Leavitt)
When sixteen-year-old Mallory learns that her boyfriend, Jeremy, is cheating on her with his cyber "wife," she rebels against technology by following her grandmother's list of goals from 1962, with help from her younger sister, Ginnie.
The 5th Wave (Rick Yancey)
Cassie Sullivan, the survivor of an alien invasion, must rescue her young brother from the enemy with help from a boy who may be one of them.
The Look (Sophia Bennett)
When she is spotted by a modeling agency and her beautiful sister falls seriously ill, gangly fifteen-year-old Edwina "Ted" Trout must choose between fame and family.
Space Between Us (Jessica Martinez)
Seventeen-year-old Amelia feels like her life might be getting back on track after a bad break-up when her younger sister's pregnancy gets them both banished to Canada, where new relationships are forged, giving Amelia a new perspective.
Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters (Natalie Standiford)
When the Sullivan sisters' grandmother gathers the entire family on Christmas to announce that she is removing them all from her will unless whoever it is that has offended her confesses in writing by New Year's Day, everybody begins to consider what they may have done.
Out of Reach (Carrie Arcos)
Accompanied by her brother's friend, Tyler, sixteen-year-old Rachel ventures through San Diego and nearby areas seeking her brother, eighteen-year-old Micah, a methamphetamine addict who ran away from home.
Forged By Fire (Sharon Draper)
Gerald, a teenager who has spent years protecting his fragile half-sister from their abusive father, must face the prospect of one final confrontation before the problem can be solved.
The Key to the Golden Firebird (Maureen Johnson)
Three sisters deal with the aftermath of their father's sudden death.
The Originals (Cat Patrick)
Seventeen-year-olds Lizzie, Ella, and Betsy Best are clones, raised as identical triplets by their surrogate mother but living as her one daughter, Elizabeth, until their separate abilities and a romantic relationship force a change.
The Grass Is Always Greener (Jen Calonita)
Amid preparations for their preppy Southern town's Founders Day celebration and their own shared sweet sixteen, sisters Isabelle Scott and Mirabelle Monroe long to break free from the tight constraints that come with being the daughters of a prominent public figure.
Teeth (Hannah Moskowitz)
Rudy's life is flipped upside-down when his family moves to a remote, magical island in a last attempt to save his sick younger brother, Dylan. While Dylan recovers, Rudy sinks deeper and deeper into his loneliness.

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