My Sister’s Keeper

Title: My Sister’s Keeper
Author: Jodi Picoult
Finished: September 26
Pages: 423
Publisher: Atria Books
Publish Year: 2004

Fiction or non-fiction? Fiction

What led you to pick up this book? It’s being made into a movie plus a lot of family and friends have read it and said what am amazing story it was. I couldn’t resit.

Plot summary: Anna, a 13 year old girl, is suing her parents for medical emancipation after they want her to donate her kidney to her dying sister. It’s not that she doesn’t love her sister and want her to live, it’s just that she doesn’t want her parents using her body only for medical purposes anymore, without her consent.

What did you like most about the book? Everything about the book is amazing. The strength of Anna to fight against her parents yet still love them is incredible. All the relationships and their development over the few days the book takes place is amazing as well.

Do you recommend this book? If you use a rating system, what’s your rating? Yes. I’d give it 5 stars. (5/5)



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9 responses to “My Sister’s Keeper

  1. Sounds like an interesting book. I’ll definitely be adding it to my list of books to read in the future.

  2. I LOVE this book! I didn’t realize it was being made into a movie. Thanks for the heads up.

  3. I didn’t know they were making this into a movie either!! The end really threw me for a loop :)

  4. This book was so captivating – I wonder how the movie will measure up? I haven’t read any of her other books yet but I plan to. I’m with you – 5 stars!

  5. Wasn’t this book fantastic? I love the twist ending. And I can’t wait for the movie myself- Cameron Diaz, Alec Baldwin, Joan Cusack, etc. (it has a great cast). I agree with you on the 5 stars! This book has inspired me to read some of her other novels (I’ve only read one other to date) but the rest are in my TBR pile.

  6. Wow, I didn’t know it was gonna be made into a movie either, and the cast is great! I really enjoyed the book too, it was my first Jodi Picoult book and I’ve picked up many of hers since.

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