Title- My Sister’s Keeper
Genre- YA Contemporary
POV- First person, present tense
Trope- Family drama, parenthood, sibling love, controversial topics, coming of age
Similar Books/Comps– The House We Grew Up In
My emotions- Ugly cry, heartbreaker, unforgettable
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.
I can’t, no spoilers, just read it. I know this review sucks, just READ IT.
What I’d change-
I’m a mess, just leave me alone and read it.
“You don’t love someone because they’re perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they’re not.”