I love it when listeners recommend books for us to read, it’s even better when the author is available to discuss the book with us!
This month we are reading an interesting novel about triplets, exploring the relationships between a set of identical twins and their triplet sister who shared a womb. I always read/hear about twins and their connections but have never thought about how might this be different for the triplet who doesn’t share the ‘identical’ label.
I’m reading this book now and am enjoying it, it’s quite interesting to read about the connections and isolation that could happen to someone.
Synopsis: Clementine Lord is not an orphan. She just feels like one sometimes. One of triplets, a quirk of nature left her the odd one out. Odette and Olivia are identical; Clementine is a singleton. Biologically speaking, she came from her own egg. Practically speaking, she never quite left it. Then Clementine’s father—a pediatric neurologist who is an expert on children’s brains, but clueless when it comes to his own daughters—disappears, and his choices, both past and present, force the family dynamics to change at last. As the three sisters struggle to make sense of it, their mother must emerge from the greenhouse and leave the flowers that have long been the focus of her warmth and nurturing.
For Clementine, the next step means retracing the winding route that led her to this very moment: to understand her father’s betrayal, the tragedy of her first lost love, her family’s divisions, and her best friend Eli’s sudden romantic interest. Most of all, she may finally have found the voice with which to share the inside story of being the odd sister out.
When: November 16th at 8PM EST
Call in details: 724-444-7444, Call id: 90383#, Pin: 1#
Giveaway: To enter this month’s giveaway, send an e-mail (comments are not considered entries) to mari.partyka [at] gmail .com. Put ‘The Orphan Sister’ in the subject line. Please include your shipping address in the body of your message.
Winners will be selected at random on Sunday evening, October 16th
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