Ghost Boy

Today the Book it Sisters reviewed Ghost Boy by Martin Pistorius. (Published July 2011, 304 pages) Book it Sisters’ Grade: A- In January 1988 Martin Pistorius, aged twelve, fell inexplicably sick. First he lost his voice and stopped eating. Then … Continue reading

Our Declaration

Today the Book it Sisters reviewed Our Declaration by Danielle S. Allen. (Published June 2014, 315 pages) Book it Sisters’ Grade: B In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence changed the world, but curiously it is now rarely read from … Continue reading

The Apothecary

Today the Book it Sisters reviewed The Apothecary by Maile Meloy. (Published 2011, 362 pages) Book it Sisters’ Grade:A- It’s 1952 and the Scott family has just moved from Los Angeles to London. Here, fourteen-year-old Janie meets a mysterious apothecary and … Continue reading

The Sisterhood

This month we read The Sisterhood by Helen Bryan (Published April 2013, 402 pages) Book it Sisters’ Grade: B Menina Walker was a child of fortune. Rescued after a hurricane in South America, doomed to a life of poverty with a swallow … Continue reading


This month we read Wonder by R. J. Palacio (Published 2013, 315 pages) Book it Sister’s Grade:A- You can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. My name is August. I won’t describe what I look like. Whatever … Continue reading

The Bonesetter’s Daughter

This month we read The Bonesetter’s Daughter by Amy Tan (Published January 1991, 400 pages) Hosted by Nina Yatski Book it Sisters’ Grade: B Ruth Young and her widowed mother, LuLing, have always had a tumultuous relationship. Now, before she succumbs to forgetfulness, LuLing … Continue reading