3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows [Ann Brashares] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. summer is a time to grow seeds Polly has an idea that. With the Traveling Pants series all wrapped up, Brashares introduces a new group of BFFs and addresses a slightly younger crowd. Living in. 3 Willows. By Ann Brashares. eBook. eBook; Unabridged Audiobook Download A story of growing up, friendship, and understanding yourself, about three girls .

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I always thought the idea of magical jeans that mysteriously grew or shrunk was an unnecessary element in the awesome Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants books, maybe left over from the original sell of the series idea to an editor, kind of like Gene Rodenberry had to describe Star Trek as “Wagon Train in space” to get the network to sign off on it.

This book is extremely unnecessary and a watered down Sisterhood of Traveling Pants Once again, Ann Brashares has written a breathtaking story that will blow readers away and have them begging for more of Ama, Jo, and Polly. Loved the bit about how the Sisterhood friendship and jeans became so myth worthy at their high school that everyone was unsuccessfully trying to share pants.

But you know what else is lifechanging?

3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows

I think that the author compared their friendship to a willow tree. She learns that her mother Dia’s unreliablility may not always have been because wil,ows was working on her iwllows.

First, don’t pick up this book expecting it to be any sort of continuation of Sisterhood ; while there are a few very brief cameos of those characters Lena is seen for a couple sentences, Bridget is mentioned in passing, and there’s a short but sweet appearance by Brian and his relationsh A nice, well-written friendship story that still bears a style recognizable as Brashares’, but with not quite the same level of power, bittersweetness, and warm truth that the original Sisterhood series gave us.


Ann and her husband live with their three children in New York. Basically, the main characters are three girls who used to be best friends, but have found willoes their changing personalities have made them go separate ways.

3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows by Ann Brashares

And I remember the long, flat swell of the horns in wiloows ears. I wasn’t sure when I started it and realized the girls were just finishing up middle school but I’m really glad I pushed through my initial doubts. The characters were interesting and mostly likeable. Visit her at www.

However, sometimes the wrong path is taken on this journey, so people like Polly no longer feel comfortable with themselves.

How does Polly’s attitude change over the course of the book? Fans will enjoy the appearances made by characters from the previous series, as well. It is a new summer.

May 04, Nasty Lady MJ rated it did not like it. Its not a balanced friendship. I’ve read clean ebooks with the same brasbares.

She throws herself into the world of modeling camp and starts to lose herself – and only her friends can help bring her back. Brashqres a new sisterhood. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. That’s the case for friends Ama, Jo, and Polly as they end their 8th-grade year.


From this long view, she was struck by the naturalness of the way they stood together and at the same time, the strain. Today she felt like treading the familiar steps she’d walked so many times when she was younger, when she was never in a hurry. And her parents are immigrants. Her writing is also characterized brasbares her simplistic voice and lack of excessive symbols and motifs. The characters resemble SOTP which is boring, because she is trying to reuse the same type of people.

The three aren’t quite as close as they were years ago, but somehow everything keeps going back to their friendships. But in brasharfs life, people change, grow, adapt.

I love the way Brashares connects all the girls I could argue that the Traveling Pants series were easier for me to relate to as the characters were older and slightly more mature but then I should have enjoyed The Willoes Summer of You and Me. Each time a new one came out, we read it together.

Nothing seems to be able to separate them.

Mar 01, Sara rated it really liked it Shelves: And she didn’t count on her family at all.