Digital Reads Reviews

This post contains affiliate links for products and services I recommend. If you make a purchase through those links, I may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you.

This post contains affiliate links for products and services I recommend. If you make a purchase through those links, I may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you.

MY REVIEW

Another beauty of a story by author Susan Mallery. Daisy had a rocky relationship or rather no relationship with step sister Sage and half sister Cassidy. But when Cassidy was in an accident, she was forced to recuperate at Daisy’s home by their father.

This was an exciting, filled with layers, family drama with secrets and hidden dynamics. I loved how author Susan Mallery made me so curious about them. The characters were complex who showed me new glimpses after every few chapters.

Emotions rocked me each time a new incident occurred. What seemed so complex on the surface was even more so as I got to know them. They hated each other kids, then as new adults. But when they got to the age of responsible adults, it was entertaining to see them find their new normal.

Nobody can write relationships and family as this author could. Strength in the sisterhood was slowly forged in the pages of the book. But they were tested quite a bit.

Family was all about loving one another from the heart, not completely based on blood, and these sisters held a candle to none by the end of the book.

One of my best weekend read. Can’t go wrong with this author. Loved the book.

MY RATING

Rating: 5 out of 5.

BOOK LINKS

As an Amazon Affiliate, I earn from qualifying purchases made through this link at no extra cost to you at the Kindle and Audible store.

AMAZON USA: https://amzn.to/3iCybOq

AMAZON UK: https://amzn.to/3xhweuF

BOOK BLURB

Once upon a time, when her dad married Sage’s mom, Daisy was thrilled to get a bright and shiny new sister. But Sage was beautiful and popular, everything Daisy was not, and she made sure Daisy knew it.

Sage didn’t have Daisy’s smarts—she had to go back a grade to enroll in the fancy rich-kid school. So she used her popularity as a weapon, putting Daisy down to elevate herself. After the divorce, the stepsisters’ rivalry continued until the final, improbable straw: Daisy married Sage’s first love, and Sage fled California.

Eighteen years, two kids and one troubled marriage later, Daisy never expects—or wants—to see Sage again. But when the little sister they have in common needs them both, they put aside their differences to care for Cassidy. As long-buried truths are revealed, no one is more surprised than they when friendship blossoms.

Their fragile truce is threatened by one careless act that could have devastating consequences. They could turn their backs on each other again…or they could learn to forgive once and for all and finally become true sisters of the heart.

BOOK DETAILS

Publication Date: May 2021

I received an ARC from NetGalley and the publisher, and this is my journey down its pages, straight from the heart. STRICTLY HONEST and UNBIASED.

All my reviews can be found here.

12 Responses

  1. Wonderful review Shalini. I totally agree, I don’t think anyone writes family relationship stories quite like Susan Mallery.

  2. Excellent review Shalini. You’re right, you can’t go wrong with this author. I think that I am probably the only person in the world who wasn’t approved by Netgalley for The Stepsisters.🤷‍♀️❤📚

    1. Thank you. I am sorry you got rejected. I get rejected for most books. One publisher even said since my reviews are not in English and I do not know English, they would not give me the book. I felt insulted at their racist attitude toward me and my country. At least you don’t get such horrible mails from them

    2. I can’t believe some people, Shalini! You write wonderful reviews. You could always start a booklovers movement to boycott that publisher because of the rascist attitude.

Have you read this? Do you have it in your TBR? Let's chat

New Giveaway coming soon

Stay tuned.  

Want a site to buy new books In perfect condition in India?

CURATED PEGASUS

Genuine herbal products, oils and soaps, get it from 

ALOE VEDA

I have tried their products since the past 7 years, and I completely recommend them.

Pre-made book covers and trailers

This is an affiliate link

VBD COVERS

Click here

Destiny is super sweet and professional and with just a mail you would get the cover you want. 

Digital Reads Media/ Reviews blog is featured on 

KINDLEPRENEUR

New Books Alert

Click on the cover

wild and country
November 22, 2022
legend and country
January 18, 2023

Authors, if you would like to have your books mentioned in my newsletter and post, kindly contact me here.

If, after subscribing to my newsletter, you would like to put your books for review, then the link is here

Send me the details of your book so that I could have them on the sidebar and in my newsletter

Subscribe to my Newsletter

READERS

  • Get my interesting posts directly into your inbox
  • New releases and books on sale along with giveaways
  • Book Tours and Review options
  • Monthly random giveaways
  • August – September giveaway – Amazon GC$5 for 2 winners

AUTHORS

If you want your books/sales promoted, subscribe to my NL

Before you go, subscribe to the newsletter

August – September giveaway – 2 Amazon GC$5

%d bloggers like this: