Better Together – book review

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Better Together
by Christine Riccio
Funny
LGBTQ+
Realistic Fiction
Romance
YA (older teen)
* * * Stars (Pretty good)

Two sisters, separated in early childhood, are reunited in their young adulthood at a retreat where they form a plan to get revenge on their parents, whose poor decisions have torn their family apart. Jamie, the older sister, is an aspiring stand-up comedian, who was just evicted from her apartment after bombing her first long set. Siri, the younger sister, just learned that her back injury is going to keep her from a career as professional dancer. Both are severely traumatized by these experiences and are looking for a way to heal. Their revenge scheme involves switching places and confronting/tormenting their folks into funding a sister road trip that will allow them to spend some quality time together getting to know each other. They are helped along with a magical surprise that *actually* makes them look exactly like the sister they’re trying to resemble. If you love books about switching places/or the Parent Trap this will be right up your alley. Funny, sassy, and full of heart.

Reviewed by YA Librarian

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