My Sister's Keeper: Sisters in Fiction

These books cover the gamut of the bonds and rivalries between sisters. There’s humor and mystery, similarities and differences, and an assortment of worlds from the swamps of Louisiana to the Eastern seaboard, and from Europe to Africa. All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


Adams, Poppy. The Sister. 2008.

Allen, Sarah Addison. Garden Spells. 2007.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Baker, Tiffany. The Gilly Salt Sisters. 2012.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Beauman, Sally. The Sisters Mortland. 2005..

Berg, Elizabeth. What We Keep. 1998.
     Also available: Large Type, eBook

Bishop, Claudia. Marinade for Murder. 2000. (Adult Mystery BIS).

Bledsoe, Lucy Jane. This Wild Silence. 2003.

Bockoven, Georgia. The Year Everything Changed. 2011.

Bond, Stephanie. I Think I Love You. 2002. (Adult Romance BON).

Britton, Katharine. Her Sister’s Shadow. 2011.

Brown, Eleanor. The Weird Sisters. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Buchanan, Cathy Marie. The Painted Girls. 2013.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Cavender, Chris. A Pizza to Die For. 2011. (Adult Mystery CAV).

Chase, Ella March. Three Maids for a Crown: A Novel of the Grey Sisters. 2011.

Delinsky, Barbara. Heart of the Night. 1989. (Adult Romance DEL).

DiRollo, Elaine. A Proper Education for Girls. 2008.

Donnelly, Gabrielle. The Little Women Letters. 2010.

Egan, Jennifer. The Invisible Circus. 1995.

Fleming, Anne. Anomaly. 2005.

Franck, Julia. The Blindness of the Heart. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type

Frankel, Valerie. Smart vs. Pretty. 2000. (Adult Chick Lit FRA).

Freethy, Barbara. Summer Secrets. 2003. (Adult Romance FRE).

Gee, Darien. Friendship Bread. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Gregory, Philippa. The Other Boleyn Girl. 2001.
     Also available: CD

Griggs, Vanessa Davis. Ray of Hope. 2011.

Grindle, Lucretia. The Nightspinners. 2003.

Gross, Gwendolen. The Orphan Sister. 2011.

Gudenkauf, Heather. These Things Hidden. 2011.

Haines, Lise. In My Sister’s Country. 2002.

Hannah, Kristin. Winter Garden. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Hart, Lenore. Waterwoman. 2002.

Hinger, Charlotte. Lethal Lineage. 2011. (Adult Mystery HIN).
     Also available: CD

Hoffman, Alice. Practical Magic. 1995.
     Also available: Large Type

Jackson, Shirley. We Have Always Lived in the Castle. 1962.
     Also available: CD

James, Tania. Atlas of Unknowns. 2009.

Jensen, Beverly. The Sisters from Hardscrabble Bay. 2010.

Jensen, Nancy. The Sisters. 2011.

Jewell, Lisa. One-Hit Wonder. 2001. (Adult Chick Lit JEW).

Jones, Tayari. Silver Sparrow. 2011.
     Also available: CD

Kagen, Lesley. Whistling in the Dark. 2007.

Kendrick, Beth. The Bake-Off. 2011.

Kingsolver, Barbara. The Poisonwood Bible. 1998.
     Also available: CD

Lamb, Cathy. Henry’s Sisters. 2009.

Lang, Maureen. My Sister Dilly. 2008.

Lansens, Lori. The Girls. 2005.
     Also available: CD

Lawrence, Carole. Looking for Mary Gabriel. 2002.

Long, Goldberry M. Juniper Tree Burning. 2001.

López, Lorraine. The Gifted Gabaldon Sisters. 2008.

McBride, Susan. Little Black Dress. 2011.

Meyers, Randy Susan. The Murderer’s Daughters. 2009.
     Also available: CD

Mukherjee, Bharati. Desirable Daughters. 2002.

Niffenegger, Audrey. Her Fearful Symmetry. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

O'Brien, Patricia. Harriet and Isabella. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type

O'Farrell, Maggie. The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox. 2006.
     Also available: Large Type, CDeAudiobook

Oliver, Julia. Music of Falling Water. 2001.

Parker, Charmaine R. The Next Phase of Life. 2011.

Pascal, Francine. Sweet Valley Confidential: Ten Years Later. 2011.

Patillo, Beth. The Dashwood Sisters Tell All. 2011.

Peebles, Frances de Pontes. The Seamstress. 2008.
     Also available: CD

Picoult, Jodi. My Sister’s Keeper. 2004.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Potts, Sharon. Someone’s Watching. 2011.

Powell, Sophie. The Mushroom Man. 2003.

Quindlen, Anna. Rise and Shine. 2006.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Rasmussen, Rebecca. The Bird Sisters. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type

Rice, Luanne. The Silver Boat. 2011.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Ridgway, Christie. The Care and Feeding of Unmarried Men. 2006. (Adult Romance RID).

Roby, Kimberla Lawson. Secret Obsession. 2011.

Schine, Cathleen. The Three Weissmanns of Westport. 2010.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

See, Lisa. Shanghai Girls. 2009.
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eBookeAudiobook

Sellers, Susan. Vanessa and Virginia. 2008.

Stimson, Tess. What’s Yours Is Mine. 2011.

Trollope, Joanna. A Spanish Lover. 1996.

Tucker, Lisa. The Song Reader. 2003.

Webb, Katherine. The Legacy. 2011.

Weiner, Jennifer. In Her Shoes. 2002. (Adult Chick Lit WEI).
     Also available: CD