We ❤ Ann Brashares and were so excited to be included in the fabulous blog tour for her latest release, The Whole Thing Together. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is one of our favorite series, and we couldn’t wait to get our hands on this one. To get you in the mood for the release next week on April 25th, we’re sharing our dreamcast for the two main characters: Ray and Sasha. But first, here’s the 411 on The Whole Thing Together by Ann Brashares:
***About the Book***The Whole Thing Together by Ann Brashares
Published by Delacorte Books for Young Readers on April 25, 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
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Summer for Sasha and Ray means the sprawling old house on Long Island. Since they were children, they’ve shared almost everything—reading the same books, running down the same sandy footpaths to the beach, eating peaches from the same market, laughing around the same sun-soaked dining table. Even sleeping in the same bed, on the very same worn cotton sheets. But they’ve never met.
Sasha’s dad was once married to Ray’s mom, and together they had three daughters: Emma, the perfectionist; Mattie, the beauty; and Quinn, the favorite. But the marriage crumbled and the bitterness lingered. Now there are two new families—and neither one will give up the beach house that holds the memories, happy and sad, of summers past.
The choices we make come back to haunt us; the effect on our destinies ripples out of our control…or does it? This summer, the lives of Sasha, Ray, and their siblings intersect in ways none of them ever dreamed, in a novel about family relationships, keeping secrets, and most of all, love.
***About Ann Brashares***
Ann Brashares grew up in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with three brothers and attended a Quaker school in the D.C. area called Sidwell Friends. She studied Philosophy at Barnard College, part of Columbia University in New York City. Expecting to continue studying philosophy in graduate school, Ann took a year off after college to work as an editor, hoping to save money for school. Loving her job, she never went to graduate school, and instead, remained in New York City and worked as an editor for many years. Ann made the transition from editor to full-time writer with her first novel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Ann and her husband live with their three children in New York.
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