Sisterhood Series by Ann Brashares is a bestselling young adult novel series published between 2001 and 2011. In 5 books, the story follows the friendship and life journey of four girls: Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen. They find a pair of “magic” pants that they share every summer to help them overcome their troubles while being separated from each other. However, as time goes on, even their strong friendship and the magical power of the pants might not be enough to prevent them from being separated.
First released in 2011, Sisterhood Everlasting by Ann Brashares is the 5th and final book in the bestselling young adult series known as the Sisterhood Series. For years Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen have been living their separate ways, far from each other with their own jobs, relationships, and issues. They reunite once again, to re-embrace their friendship and the pants. However, things will not return to the way they were for them.
Forever in Blue by Ann Brashares (subtitled The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood) is a young adult novel released in 2007. It is the 4th book in the bestselling Sisterhood Series. Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen have been going separate paths for college. Facing more complicated issues and being separated have tested their friendship. Will the magical power of the pants bring them back together?
Girls in Pants by Ann Brashares (subtitled The Third Summer of the Sisterhood) is a young adult novel released in 2005. It is the 3rd book in a bestselling series known as the Sisterhood Series. It is the last summer before Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen go their separate ways to college. Each faces identities, love, and relationship crisis. Once again, they share the “magical” pants for the summer to overcome their problems.
The Second Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares is young adult novel originally released in 2003. It is the 2nd book in the bestselling Sisterhood Series. The book expands the adventures of Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen. It is the second summer they spend with the magical pants. Witch each girl faces her own problems, they agree to share the pants during the summer to help them face those problems while they are apart from each other.
First released in 2001, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares is a young adult novel. It is the 1st book in the bestselling series known as the Sisterhood Series. The book introduces a group of 4 teenage girls (Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen) who have been best friends and always stick together. When they are about to spend summer apart from each other for the first time, a pair of “magical” pants appears and brings changes in their lives.
Anarchy in a Cold War by Kurtis Sunday is a fascinating historical fiction novel published in 2012. Set in Berlin of West Germany in the 1980’s, the book presents a story of what happened in the society surrounded by the Wall and Communism. The suspenseful tension of the Cold War and the fading ideology of the country sparked vast resistance movements and endless demonstrations. All of those provided perfect environment for radical countercultures from punk, to anarchists, and squatters.
Originally published in 2017, Hayti by Kurtis Sunday is an elaborate and well-researched historical fiction novel. The book presents fictional journal entries of Florentine nun, Sor Lucrezia di Marchionni, and Dominican monk, ray Hugo de Montenegro, on what happened in Haiti after the discovery of Columbus. It describes how the greed of Spanish colonialism, and the ideology of Catholic Church, has turned Haiti from a sunny paradise into a bleak nightmare.