Monday, April 8, 2013

The Sisterhood by Helen Bryan (book review )

Menina Walker was a child of fortune. Rescued after a hurricane in South America, doomed to a life of poverty with a swallow medal as her only legacy, the orphaned toddler was adopted by an American family and taken to a new life. As a beautiful, intelligent woman of nineteen, she is in love, engaged, and excited about the future — until another traumatic event shatters her dreams. Menina flees to Spain to bury her misery in research for her college thesis about a sixteenth-century artist who signed his works with the image of a swallow — the same image as the one on Menina’s medal. But a mugging strands Menina in a musty, isolated Spanish convent. Exploring her surroundings, she discovers the epic sagas of five orphan girls who were hidden from the Spanish Inquisition and received help escaping to the New World. Is Menina’s medal a link to them, or to her own past? Did coincidence lead her to the convent, or fate? Both love story and historical thriller, The Sisterhood is an emotionally charged ride across continents and centuries.


Really couldn't get into it at all and had to force myself to read it. The writing was good but the story just wasn't something that got me interested in it. Maybe some of you would enjoy this book but it just wasn't for me.

The Sisterhood will be available in store on April 30th 2013

I give this 2 out of 5

*I received a free copy of this book for my honest review*

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