ARC Review: One by Sarah Crossan

Book cover for One by Sarah Crossan.

I received an ARC from The Bookshelf in exchange for an honest review.

Title: One
Author: Sarah Crossan
Publisher: Greenwillow Books: an imprint of HarperCollins
Publication Date: September 15, 2015
Stars: 4/5

Summary (from Goodreads): Tippi and Grace share everything—clothes, friends . . . even their body. Writing in free verse, Sarah Crossan tells the sensitive and moving story of conjoined twin sisters, which will find fans in readers of Gayle Forman, Jodi Picoult, and Jandy Nelson.

Tippi and Grace. Grace and Tippi. For them, it’s normal to step into the same skirt. To hook their arms around each other for balance. To fall asleep listening to the other breathing. To share. And to keep some things private. The two sixteen-year-old girls have two heads, two hearts, and each has two arms, but at the belly, they join. And they are happy, never wanting to risk the dangerous separation surgery.

But the girls’ body is beginning to fight against them. And soon they will have to face the impossible choice they have avoided for their entire lives.  Continue reading