Silly is used to feeling left out. Her three older sisters think she’s too little for most things—especially when it comes to dealing with their mother’s unpredictable moods and outbursts. But for Silly, that’s normal. She hardly remembers a time when Mom wasn’t drinking.
Silly is more alone than ever, and it feels like everyone around her is
keeping secrets. Mom is sick all the time, Dad acts like everything’s
fine when clearly it isn’t, and Silly’s sisters keep whispering and
sneaking away to their rooms together, returning with signs that
something mysterious is afoot, and giggling about jokes that Silly
When Silly is brought into her sisters’
world, the truth is more exciting than she ever imagined. The sisters
have discovered a magical place that gives them what they truly need: an
escape from the complications of their home life. But there are dark
truths there, too. Silly hopes the magic will be the secret to saving
their family, but she’s soon forced to wonder if it just might tear them
I won this book in a Good Reads First Reads Giveaway.
This story is very sad, but it is a truth in the world today.
(Silly), Marla & the twins Eleanor and Astrid are all sisters.
Silly is the youngest and left out of things with her sisters. They
think she is too young until this year they finally let her in on their
The story is of a beautiful place four sisters
have to dream up for them to find their own peace. They live day to day
walking on eggshells around their alcoholic mother. Their dad tries, but
he doesn't seem to know how to help the situation. The mom has been
sent to rehab many times, but it's still ongoing and no one is helping
the kids cope so they find a way to cope for themselves.
beautifully, sad story and I really loved it. The author wrote this in a
very delicate way and I think incorporating the dream world for the
sister is amazing.
I really appreciated the author's note at the beginning of the book telling a little about the story and her own issues.
I would like to thank the publisher for an ARC of this wonderful book.