The Salbine Sisters

The Salbine Sisters

by Sarah Ettritch

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ISBN-13: 9780981332024
Publisher: Norn Publishing
Publication date: 10/04/2010
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.65(d)

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Salbine Sisters 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story is different from the others that I have read. I did liked it, but not to the point where I would give perfect score. The story mostly had drama and suspense, with little amount of adventure and romance. The big problem that I had with this story was that it was mostly focused on problems with faith. I was expecting more from this, so I can't give it a perfect score.
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GraceKrispy More than 1 year ago
A novel by Sarah Ettritch, "The Salbine Sisters" looks at a world where powerful women are revered for their magical ability to draw upon the four elements. What happens when one of the chosen turns out to not have the same abilities? Is there truly a place in the order for those who cannot perform as expected? Part sweet love story, part personal journey, this tale is masterfully woven together with fluid prose and a well-paced storyline. The author entwines key details of the world perfectly into the story, and I was never left confused or unsure about what was going on. Being able to draw my own conclusions from the dialogue and events really allowed me to become completely engaged. And this story was engaging from the very beginning; it never really seemed to lag and I was riveted throughout. The ending offers the reader closure, tying up the threads nicely while still leaving room to think about the future. The story doesn't progress the way you might expect, which lends its own element of delight and satisfaction. The message I see in the story is applicable to all of us in that we may not always realize that the answers given us are not necessarily the answers we expect. Maddy and Lillian possess both strong and fragile characteristics, but their strengths and weaknesses compliment one other. I loved the interchanges between the two of them, and those scenes allowed us to learn a lot about their characters without ever being told explicitly by the author. Their relationship was sweet, but it was not without its own bumps in the road, and those bumps gave the chance for the characters to show growth. Each woman discovers what she needs to become whole, and for each of them, it's not what she had expected. The supporting characters were perfectly placed in a way that added much to the overall story. A very enjoyable and heartwarming story that utterly engages from start to finish! Strongly recommended. @ MotherLode blog