The Sweeney sisters gather in Southport, Connecticut, for the funeral of their father, Bill Sweeney, a brilliant writer. An unexpected guest at his wake, however, will shift the foundations of their lives.
While I enjoyed this very much, some of the characters were less than likable, at least in my book. I thought that the father being a literary master was an interesting storyline. I also enjoyed how the sisters each handled problems. They were all so much alike, yet so different in many other ways. My favorite character was the 'other' sister. She is intelligent, kind, and definitely somebody I could see myself being friends with. Overall, I think this would be a great addition for readers who take pleasure in character-centered books.
...[a] breezy tale ... While Dolan’s prose lacks verve, the juicy sibling rivalry propels the pace, and the presence of Serena helps the sisters form new bonds among themselves and with the outsider. This endearing story of sisterhood delivers on its promise.