"A mix of Molly Ivins’ blowsy wit and Anna Quindlen’s suburban logic…(Rodgers) manages the rare literary feat of being painful and funny in one urgent breath." Entertainment Weekly

"Alternately wrenching and humorous…Rodgers’ strength is her knack for realistic characters…and a womanly wise, laugh-through-tears appreciation of life." Publisher’s Weekly

B&N Discover Award finalist

"Think Jane Eyre with rock’n’roll." Houston Press

"A fresh pleasure... Rodgers is a terrific discovery." Orlando Sentinel

"Chemistry that flies off the undoubted political edge... This is a powerful book that deserves to be read both for the yarn it spins and for the real-life story it uncovers. Highly Recommended." ~ Triskele Book Blog

"Believable...brilliant...beautifully written..." Armchair Reviews

"A modern tragedy...Rodgers wisely resists the temptation to whip up tidy endings, and her smart choices give The Secret Sisters the necessary measure of grit." Texas Monthly

"Rodgers’ writes with wit and candor... wonderfully refreshing, and her whip-smart observations will keep you turning pages." ~ Center for Fiction, Essential Books for Writers List

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