3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows [Ann Brashares] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. summer is a time to grow seeds Polly has an idea that. With the Traveling Pants series all wrapped up, Brashares introduces a new group of BFFs and addresses a slightly younger crowd. Living in. 3 Willows. By Ann Brashares. eBook. eBook; Unabridged Audiobook Download A story of growing up, friendship, and understanding yourself, about three girls .

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However, both it’s characters and plot are contrived. They held the novel on an underlying string that really pulled everything together. It is a new summer.

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A story of growing up, friendship, and understanding yourself, about three girls enjoying one last summer before high school. Thankfully all of the magic of the original series was retained in this novel an Please check out Electrifying Reviews for more reviews like this, plus giveaways, interviews, and more! It’s just that the book was so What if they held hands and ran as fast as they could?

Their inclusion only serves as a reminder of the original series’ superiority to this one.

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Also, I felt that if it had been about a couple of best friends who have been with one another for forever I would have thought Ann was just trying to cash out the whole Sisterhood franchise and couldn’t write anything else.

Polly is stuck at home with her eccentric artistic mother, Dia. Living in a resort town my whole life, I have met a lot of summer kids like Jo, and could understand a lot of what she was going through.

I’d say that maybe it’s just my computer I couldn’t for the life of me figure out where those hyphens were coming frombut One of my favorites parts on 3 Willows were Ama, Jo, and Polly.

The willow facts between chapters made me miss the ones on my grandparent’s farm. About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase.


My fondness for willows overrides my knowledge that they are a pain to mow around and pick up after.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Sisterhood author writes sweet new book about friendship. Jo is still dealing with the death of her beloved brother, watching her willods relationship fall apart.

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May 23, Caroline rated it liked it Shelves: Nancy Springer and Serena Blasco. Polly, thought she could change herself to fit a more gl 3 Willows is a book about three girls who have been friends since they were young. The only problem I had with 3 Willows was in the first 30 or so nan, the original Sisterhood was mentioned. She doubted they had started off from school together.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? She was waving excitedly. I wouldn’t have wanted to give it as a gift since the condition was no where near like new. For example Polly babysits for Tibby’s little brother and sister, but there isn’t any real connection made between these girls and the old g I wish Brashares had gone a different route, rather than try to create another “sisterhood” in this bland book.

If you know anything about my reading history, you’ll know that I love Ann Brashares’s Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series. They move on, and apart and forget about the willows who do what willows do best, So, this is the new Sisterhood. She is the author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants novels, a series that reached 1 on the New York Times bestseller list and inspired two major motion pictures.

I like it and the characters, but things just seemed rough. The Willows are all very bland and their stories are rehashed versions of the stories of the original sisterhood with a few twists here and there, but basically Ama is the new Lena, Jo is the new Bridget, and Polly is the new Tibby with pieces of Carmen being divided between the three Ama is black, Jo’s parents are the ones getting divorced and Polly is the curvaceous girl.


What I got out of the storyline is that no matter what your friends are always there for you. The girls had planted their school project willow trees in the woods when they were younger. And Polly finally has to face the truth about her mother, but in the process nearly loses herself.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. So it’s actually better if you didn’t read the Sisterhood books, because you won’t see how it’s the same characters in an AU fanfic. The reviews for this book look great and the book itself is in great condition.

But ever since middle school they have drifted apart. Ama couldn’t even picture the trees. The four girls from The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants were mentioned throughout the novel and one even had a cameo. May 24, Alex Bennett added it. Has it been so long since I read the Pants books that I misremember them being upbeat? Ama external conflict is about what her roommate thinks about her.

She works as a bus-person at a restaurant, gets involved with a very good-looking boy rbashares also works there – much to the annoyance of his “girlfriend. Ajn 03, Courtney Herondale rated it it was ok Shelves: This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat There’s a problem loading this menu right now. She lives in New York City with her family. I can’t wait for the next book! I found myself getting unexplainable chills while reading this book and the only way I can explain it is that I felt really connected to the story and the characters.