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Jane Green’s ‘The Sunshine Sisters’ is an Emotional Journey

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I’ve read many of Jane Green’s previous novels, and The Sunshine Sisters (Berkley Books, June 6, 2017) is a standout. All of the characters are sympathetic and their motivations believable, even if I don’t always agree with their choices. The Sunshine sisters, Nell, Meredith and Lizzy, grow up with a narcissistic, emotionally abusive mother. A famous actress, Ronni Sunshine always places her interests above those of her daughters, and she is prone to bursts of unpredictable anger. When “the veil” covers Ronni’s face, her daughters know to steer clear of her at all costs. After high school, the sisters all flee their Westport childhood home and try to forge lives for themselves, but they all carry emotional scars from their…

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