Sisters of Misery (Sisters of Misery #1)
She has the right clothes, the right friends, and the right last name, but fifteen-year-old Maddie Crane sometimes feels like an outsider in her clique in the wealthy, seaside town of Hawthorne, Massachusetts. And when her gorgeous, eccentric cousin Cordelia LeClaire moves to town, Maddie is drawn toward her ethereal, magical spi...more
"Don’t look now at the faces three,
The Witch Sisters of Misery.
Close your eyes and hold your breath
Witches of Misery will bring your death.
Shut your windows, doors up tight,
The Witches of Misery come tonight."
Madeline Crane, a senior at the highbrow Hawthorne Academy, lives on the fringe a power hungry social circle – The Sisters of Misery. Maddie does her bes...more
Maddie Crane is a New England prep by default, not by choice. It seems that her entire life has been dictated by her mother and her controlling clique of friends, The Sisters of Misery. It has always been easier for Maddie to just go along with The Sisters, to avoid incurring their wrath. She might be nice, but Maddie doesn't have courage. She is always a follower, never a leader.
Cordelia LeClaire, Maddie's cousin, is a free spirit, a natural beauty...more
Maddie Crane has lived in Hawthorne her whole life and thanks to her mother she runs around with the girls that have everything, Kate, Darcy, Hannah and Bridget. They even have an exclusive “club” they all belong to, and they call themselves S...more
Maddie Crane is a fifteen year old whose mother has been trying hard to move...more
Maddie Crane’s social climbing mother couldn’t be more thrilled that her daughter belongs to the Sisters of Misery, a secret...more
Every single last character is a power house that demands attention. Each character is defined by a single word—Maddie the innocent one, Cordelia the wild one, Kate the evil one—but surprisingly each characters carries so much more than that. They have their faults, their...more
Maddie Crane is scared and nervous about her arrival cousin and aunt, Claudia LeClaire and Rebecca LeClaire. LeClaire comes to join in Crane because of family accidence. Abigail, Maddie's mother is not excited at all about her sister, Rebecca is coming. She warns her daughter not to get too close to them and it seems like something bad spirit about LeClaires. However, Maddie's grandmother is pleasant about family united.
Die Geschichte von den Sisters of Misery hat mir gut gefallen. Sie hatte etwas
düsteres, geheimnissvolles und magisches an sich. Spannung und Geheimnisse umgeben
die ganze Story und nach weiterem Verlauf des lesens wird dann auch dem Leser klar
was sich alles in der kleinen Stadt Hawthorne so abspielt. Idyllisch und klar, so wie die Stadt sich nach außen hin zeigt ist sie keinesfalls. Ein dunkles Loch zieht sich durch die Einwohner und lässt diese zu grauenvollen Biestern mutieren....more
The book itself was impeccably written. Hall was able to capture so many of the different p...more
This is Megan Kelley Hall's first book and is quite amazing.
Hall is co-editor of an anthology about bullying for HarperCollins Publishers entitled DEAR BULLY: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories (HarperTeen, Sept. 2011).