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Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty is a 2016 Penguin publication Originally published in 2003 I had heard so much about Liane Moriarty I put several of her books on hold at the library a little while back I read them as they became available, in no particular order I love, love, love this author s style of writing But, while I cool my heels, still waiting on Truly, Madly, Guilty to become available, at my library, llllooooonnnnnngggg wait ,I reached back deeper into the author s backlisted titles and pulled this one out of the hat Everything I love about Moriarty is evident in this novel, the almost whimsical quality of the story, the dark undertones, and loads of emotions and family drama, but alas, this one fell a little flat for me I suppose it was partly the lopsided way things turned out, with poor Cat getting a raw deal all the way around, and around, and around, while her sisters toy with and flirt with fate and suffer little or no consequences The ending, well, frankly, I thought it sucked While the reader gets a slight glimmer of hope for our poor trod upon Cat, it was not enough to make up for all she went through Sorry, but the HEA must be firmer than that, especially after putting me through an emotional spin cycle The humor that is another trademark of this author was also muted I usually find myself laughing out loud at the sharp wit and humor, even when it has a slightly dark edge to it, but nothing in the dialogue tickled my funny bone, and the sisters Things I generally try to avoid in my reading aka why I generally don t read adult fiction Very Serious Literature Pregnancy Infidelity Infertility DivorceThings this book prominently contains Pregnancy Infidelity Infertility DivorceAnd yet, a five star rating Nuff said. 2.5 starsMy least favorite of the authors books Three 33 year old twin sisters and their dramas with husbands, boyfriends, children, parents, and each other It was like reading a three ring circus Perhaps I A stong 4 out of 5.Another funny, drama filled, soap opera like, juuuuicy novel from Liane Moriarty and it s crept in my favourites from her.The story follows three triplet sisters, in their thirties, who all have very different personalities and outlooks on life and explores how their complex relationships with each other withstand all the dramas that life throws at them Spoiler alert a lot.Despite all their dramas and some dark themes being explored, the author is SO good at still creating humour, and I laughed throughout this entire novel.Reviews can be found at www.booknerdtan.wordpress.comI think what makes me love Liane Moriarty s storytelling is the sheer honesty with which she describes her characters and their inner thoughts I continuously find myself thinking Yes That s exactly what I thought, but never dared say it.Between each chapter, small episodes are featured from onlooking strangers and their views on the sisters interactions from when they were young to present da They Say Trouble Always Comes In Threes And For Sisters Lyn, Cat And Gemma Kettle, The Year They Turn Thirty Three Is No Exception Sensible Lyn Is Struggling To Balance Being A Mother, Wife And Businesswoman Without Losing Her Mind Cat, Whose Perfect Marriage Is The Envy Of All Her Friends, Never Suspects That Her Husband Has Been Hiding A Secret That Will Tear Her Life Apart And Directionless Gemma, Who Changes Jobs And Boyfriends Every Few Months, Has Just Met A New Man Who Could Be The One To Unlock Her Hidden Past Through Everything, The Bonds Of The Sisters Are Strong Enough To Withstand Whatever Life Throws At Them That Is Until The Night Of Their Thirty Fourth Birthday Dinner, When Home Truths Are Revealed And Things Are Said That Can T Be Taken Back ACCLAIM FOR THE AUTHOR Funny, And Dramatic, With Vibrant Characters, It S A Delight Sunday Mirror This is the story of the Kettle sisters, Gemma, Lyn and Cat, 33 years old triplets two are identical twins and a look at their lives at a pivotal moment in time It s told in each of their voices, transitioning from past to present as they each face a critical issue The dynamics of how they interact with each other is also an important aspect of their story I very much enjoyed this story as the character development was outstanding I felt I truly knew each sister and how they would behave at every juncture The transitions to the past were timely as they aptly provided context for the three women s present characterizations The twists in their stories, especially Gemma s, were stunning, catching me off guard The men in their lives created even texture to the story as they represented choices that deeply impacted their individual and collective destinies Lastly, there were passages provided intermittently throughout the book that This is a really enjoyable and totally engaging book written in the author s customary style Chapters are preceded by little anecdotes from strangers who view the main characters antics as outsiders And then we get to meet all those lovely characters and, whether we love them or di I really like Liane Moriarty The ex advertising copywriter delivers Sydney based tales featuring gritty women who have loud, forthright conversations and live complex, secret ridden lives I ve heard her output described as chic lit, but but this feels like a diminishment of what are uniformly snappy, funny and often hard hitting stories My advice is grab one and judge for yourselves if you re not already a convert, that is.In this book her first we are introduced to triplets, the Kettle sisters They re enjoying a birthday meal in a busy restaurant and raucously celebrating their shared milestone Then it all kicks off It s typical of the author s style that we re then taken back in time to a date some twelve months or so earlier and walked through events leading up to that night I wouldn t call it a mystery novel but we do discover a few hidden facts along the way It s really a story built on excellent character development and superb dialogue It s funny and snappy and sharp It s also sad and thought provoking, with some dark issues lurking in the background All in all, It s just fantastically entertaining.Moriarty uses some brilliant tricks to keep the whole thing fresh She regularly slips in short vignettes Definitely not my favorite Liane Moriarty.This book follows a similar format as her other books with the book opening with a dramatic and very public argument in a restaurant as they celebrate their 33rd birthday together The book then goes back to the events leading up to the big blowout to provide some context.Having read quite a few Liane Moriarty the twists and turns in this book were predictable, and I felt like this is one of my least favorite of her books due to the ending Moriarty is usually great at tying up all the loose ends The story about the Kettle triplets over the course of their thirty third year Cat, Gemma and Lyn Kettle are a strange sight when they are together and their lives take turns over the next year that no one could foresee Right from the beginning I was hooked as the book opens to the sisters celebrating their Thirty fourth birthday The story then jumps back to the previous year and all that has happened in the fascinating triplets lives The story is told from multiple perspectives I found it relatively easy to follow along with the point of view at each point in the story I found the interaction between the three girls and the other characters in the story very entertaining The characters are well developed and very believable I loved each of the sisters and th