10 Books About Sisters

Sibling rivalry and partnerships

The relationship between sisters is a complex one. Whether you love, hate or simply tolerate your sister (and, let's be honest, sometimes it's all three in one day!) you might relate to some of these sisters from literature. 

If you'd like to read more, we have book lists for all ages about family relationships.

Cooking with Bones cover

1. Cooking with Bones

Jess Richards
Wise Children cover

2. Wise Children

Angela Carter
The Blind Assassin cover

3. The Blind Assassin

Margaret Atwood
Sisterland cover

4. Sisterland

Curtis Sittenfeld
The Easter Parade cover

5. The Easter Parade

Richard Yates
The Girls by Lori Lansens

6. The Girls

Lori Lansens
Sister's Keeper cover

7. My Sister's Keeper

Jodi Picoult
Sal cover

10. Sal

Mick Kitson

List created by

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Sarah Barrie

Sarah is Scottish Book Trust's Website Manager

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