While my sister sleeps
Barbara Delinsky is a favourite author of many readers and While my sister sleeps is one book that staff have read and enjoyed.
The main character Molly Snow must come to terms with her sister Robin’s massive heart attack, and subsequent coma, and the agonizing decision over whether to continue life support. Robin is a star athlete, and has always been the favourite child and Molly’s guilt over their sibling rivalry is a major theme of the story.
While cleaning out her sister’s room Molly discovers Robin’s diaries and some of the family secrets in them. Molly risks her mother’s scorn as she works toward accomplishing her sister’s deepest desires.
Barbara Delinsky is a master storyteller and has penned another “hard to put down” novel that examines family relationships and the importance of honesty and forgiveness.