The Promise Girls

The Promise Girls

In an emotionally rich and captivating new novel, New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick reunites three sisters whose deep bond is rooted in an unconventional past. Every child prodigy grows up eventually. For the Promise sisters, escaping their mother's narcissism and the notoriety that came with her bestselling book hasn't been easy. Minerva Promise claimed tha...

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Title:The Promise Girls
Author:Marie Bostwick
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ISBN:1496709217
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:352 pages

The Promise Girls Reviews

  • Kathy
    Mar 13, 2017
    The Promise Girls by Marie Bostwick is an uplifting book of healing and forgiveness.The Promise girls are three daughters of a domineering mother, Minerva, who pushed the girls to reach-and exceed-their artist potential. Oldest daughter Joanie was a piano playing child prodigy who deliberately sabot...
  • Karen
    Mar 30, 2017
    I received this ARC from netgalley.com in exchange for a review. The Promise sisters are test tube babies whose father (s) are chosen for their artistic talent. Joanie is a pianist, Meg an artist and Avery a wordsmith. When their mother has a public meltdown on TV, their lives are forever altered. T...
  • Amy
    Mar 05, 2017
    The Promise Girls is quite an emotional read. I enjoyed the three sisters' stories. The turmoil their mother put them through can be relatable for many. The only complaint I have is I would've like to see more about the sisters individually. Overall, a pretty good read.4 stars...
  • Jeanie
    May 30, 2017
    The music filled every part of her, flooding into her empty spaces, salving the aches she had ignored for so long that aching that begun to feel like her natural state. It was not. She was not meant to live simply to endure, but to thrive, to create, and in doing so reflect the glory of creation its...
  • Sarah
    Mar 08, 2017
    Thank you NetGalley for the ARC of The Promise Girls by Marie Bostwick that I read and reviewed.This book was just okay for me. I really could not get into the way the story was being told or connect that well with the three Promise sisters. For me things just seemed to drag on a bit too long and I ...
  • Cathy Geha
    Mar 23, 2017
    The Promise Girls by Marie BostwickChild prodigies crafted in the womb for greatness, promised success, prodded by their mother...perfectly planned…then…everything changed when one of the Promise girls decided to be not so perfect on live TV. Twenty years later the story picks up to tell u...
  • Ema Threse
    Mar 25, 2017
    This book had a lot of heart and a lot of spunk and really drew me in. I envisioned this to be a simple but unspectacular read and was surprised by how deeply I felt towards the characters and the extent to which they enveloped me. The plot contained a little bit of a mystery, some strings tha...
  • Susan
    Apr 07, 2017
    The Promise GirlsMarie BostwickReceived from NetgalleyOh how I loved THE PROMISE GIRLS! Meg, Joanie, and Avery are sisters who were test tube babies and raised by their single mother. Minerva, their mother, wrote a book about them and how they are child protégés. Joanie, who plays the piano, d...
  • Rachel
    Apr 06, 2017
    I love Marie Bostwick's books. I have read every single one of them and love being able to read her books from the beginning. It's like traveling through life with one of your favorite authors and seeing how much she has grown. I am really glad that she has branched out into writing about different ...
  • Tricia Sanders
    May 23, 2017
    I found this book title on a list (somewhere?) of books to be read this summer....i liked it! The story line and characters were interesting and it was an enjoyable quick read...Every child prodigy grows up eventually. For the Promise sisters, escaping their mother’s narcissism and the notoriet...