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Laurie Petrou, “Sister of Mine” Author Interview

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We had the pleasure of interviewing Laurie Petrou, author of the chilling thriller Sister of Mine, now available to purchase.     Laurie Petrou is an author, professor, PhD, and a drinker of tea. Most of my adventures take place inside books. I am, I think, part Hobbit: I love my books, my armchair, my garden… but I am not at all stealth (was once described as a Clydesdale for the way I clomp around the house). My 2nd book, Sister of Mine, won the inaugural Half the World Award, and was released in Canada in April, 2018 with HarperCollins and in August 2018 with Crooked Lane Books.

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Tall Poppy Review: “The Language of Sisters”

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The Language of Sisters

Sometimes we read a book and sometimes we disappear into another world. Cathy Lamb’s novel, The Language of Sisters (Kensington Publishing Co.) is the latter. This story took me from Russia to Oregon and back again, through the tangles of family and the veracity of the statement “The truth will set you free.” This is the tale of a Russian, close-knit, witty and brilliant clan, the Kozlovsky family, who escape the horror of Communism and the KGB in Russia but can’t escape the memories. As they build a new life in Oregon they each must find a new life. But leaving the country does not mean leaving the secrets. We meet them twenty-five years after their escape. The Language of Sisters…

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Laurie Petrou’s Sibling Rivalry on Steroids

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In Laurie Petrou’s Sister of Mine (Crooked Lane Books), the lives of two orphaned sisters, Hattie and Penny, begin to fray as longstanding resentments, sibling rivalry and unpaid debts overflow and the ties of sisterhood start to snap. It’s a fast-paced thriller by Petrou, a debut novelist who also is an Associate Professor at Ryerson’s RTA School of Media and speaks on topics such as gender and rejection. See what she has to say about her first work, family relationships, and her own literary journey. BookTrib: You’ve said you never set out to write suspense. How did Sister of Mine evolve into the thriller it is? Laurie Petrou: In order for the sisters’ relationship to be put to a test, there…

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#BestSisterEver: 20 Reasons Why Sisters are the Best Thing Since the Internet

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The Bush twins’ new book, Sisters First, was released today.  That got me to thinking: I have two sisters; my mother has two sisters; and my grandmother has a sister. We are a family of sisters an it’s really the best thing I could think to be— a sister! Today’s #TuesdayThoughts are about sisters. Sisters are your first friends, your most honest critics and when you can’t find the right thing in your closet to wear, always seem to have just what you need. Here’s 20 reasons why sisters are the best thing since the internet: You can fight with them one day; the next you’re back to being the best of friends. They are the only people who know…

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Kristan Higgins Picks Five Fictitious Sister Duos That are BFF Goals!

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content, including this article about Kristan Higgins! Kristan Higgins’ new novel released January 31, 2017 and Bookish caught up with the popular author to discuss sisters and her top five picks for the best sisters in books. Read on for more! There’s something indescribably special about the bond between sisters. Having a sister means having a built-in best friend, a second closet to steal (ahem, borrow) clothes from, and someone in your corner who will love and stand up for you. Author Kristan Higgins explores the sisterly bond in her new novel On Second Thought. Here, in honor of her book’s release, she shares her five favorite sister duos in fiction.…

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