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To ask other readers questions about Laurel , please sign up. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Feb 25, Delaney rated it it was amazing. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Honestly this book was really good. Daisy's was my favorite tho. But Laurel's is so sad and I was devastated when Daisy died.
May 18, Brenda L. When After reading Rose's and Daisy's story, i couldn't wait until reading the third sisters story, Laurel. Dec 27, Audrey rated it liked it. When Daisy dies, Laurel gets hit the hardest and tried to cope with the loss by throwing herself into her work at an animal rescue shelter.
She begins dating her lifelong friend Jack and their relationship is good until Jack becomes clingy and she realizes that she feels no spark between them. In this story I thought that the romantic challenge felt very forced, there wasn't really much of a reason for Laurel to feel dissatisfied with Jack aside from his being clingy, which I thought was an When Daisy dies, Laurel gets hit the hardest and tried to cope with the loss by throwing herself into her work at an animal rescue shelter.
In this story I thought that the romantic challenge felt very forced, there wasn't really much of a reason for Laurel to feel dissatisfied with Jack aside from his being clingy, which I thought was an unrealistic change of character. And by the end of the story, her relationship problems still weren't really resolved.
Not a whole lot happened in this story though. She had to help Rose plan her wedding after becoming Rose's Maid of Honour and had trouble with living up to her responsibility. But like the other stories, things pretty much turn out well in the end. Apr 11, Joanna rated it really liked it. Despite the fact that I hadn't liked the previous sisters book, I liked this one, and felt so sad about Daisy's death. I guess the reason I liked this one is because my personality best matches Laurel's and so I understand completely how she feels.
She's trying to get by and cope with the death of a dearly loved person in her life, and at the same time, she's growing up.
Okay, she didn't "change" as much as her older sisters did like when Rose was lying about her home life or when Daisy went Despite the fact that I hadn't liked the previous sisters book, I liked this one, and felt so sad about Daisy's death. Okay, she didn't "change" as much as her older sisters did like when Rose was lying about her home life or when Daisy went "grunge" but she changed in the fact that she learned how to accept what happened, and that by itself is a huge thing.
Congrats to Laurel for staying true to herself, I loved her! Jun 14, Samantha Glasser rated it really liked it Shelves: childhood-reads , fiction. Rose is getting married, and Laurel wants to help, but she feels burdened by the whole process and she feels the loss of Daisy even more keenly planning an event that she should be a big part of.
Laurel is an animal lover, so her passion leads her to working at a shelter. This is one of the best books I have ever read. I bawled in Laurels story, but it was worth it. This book has many twist and turns and will not disappoint you. I do recommend being 13 years or older though.
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It does include some references to underage drinking and sex. I got this book at barnes and noble and find the price incredibly reasonable.
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It will not leave you bored. At the ending you want to cry, except it is happy instead of sad like in much of Laurels chapter.
Rose is 16 years old and is finding out who she is. She explores her first true love and has to give up much of what she has since her father's death. Daisy is tired of being the good sister so she want to change, so she starts dating Peter. She eventually finds her true self and ends up engaged. Laurel deals with tragety and finding love.
She dates her best friend who has liked her since the 8th grade but it doesnt turn out. Lily is tired of being the youngest of the bunch but discovers herself in a writing class. Its amazing how much this book resembles my life perfectly, except Racheal never died.
My eldest sister, Jackie, about 7 years older, plays the piano and was taking singing lessons, She had a stupid boyfriend who had another girlfriend then dated another guy and got married to him, they had a kid she was also Racheal's best friend. Racheal, about 6 years older, is the perfect one except she never did sports but did have a rebelious boyfriend time. Heather, almost 4 years older, did always had pets even the mice Jackie and Racheal freaked over, not to mention the snake we caught.
Iin seveth and eight grade she dated her best friend Sean then the other best friend Parker, she was the sporty one. Me and Heather were best friends. We all live within 3 miles of one another. My sisters almost freaked when i had them read this because each part was like a piece of them.
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Go for ice cream at Brooklyn Ice Cream Facotry afterwards. I Rented a party bus which was the best thing I ever did. Her 12 friends, myself and another mom got on the bus at my home and drove into city. It was great. The girls recorded music and played it on the sound system and danced the whole time right into the lincoln tunnel. We ate at Hard Rock. Not the best cuisine but the girls loved loved it and the staff could not of been better.
THey paraded my daughter around with her tiera on and everyone sang to her. My daughter must of went to at least 10 sweet sixteen parties that year and by far everyone said the party bus party was the BEST. We have also been to TAO which I think would be a fun place to spend your 16th as well. Most of the view places I can think of are bars or lounges. What about brunch or afternoon tea on the Manhattan Yacht? Koi at the Bryant Park hotel. Thanks so much everyone! Dear daughter has midterm exams today and loves to unwind by hopping online to plan her big day!
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You have given her some good ideas. Sorry to say that the Rise at the Ritz Carlton is closing early February this year. I have no idea why but that is what the concierge told me. I will be staying at the Ritz next weekend so I can see if it is just temporary due to recession or if this is more permanent.
Thanks for the info. If something new is going in, I am interested to hear what it is. Please keep us updated! I'll endeavor to come up with something more worthy!
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