Sista Sister

Brathwaite Candice

£16.99

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Quercus Publishing
8 July 2021
ISBN: 9781529415278
Hardback

From the publisher

Candice Brathwaite's much-anticipated second book about all the things she wishes she'd been told when she was young and needed guidance.
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'This book is like the older sibling you wish you'd had growing up' - Cosmopolitan

'Fans of I Am Not Your Baby Mother, brace for another corker from Candice Brathwaite' - Pandora Sykes

'One of the best books I've read this year' - Yewande Biala

'A sharp, sometimes moving self-help book' - Observer

'Direct, accessible and in parts, very funny' - Guardian

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I Am Not Your Baby Mother was a landmark publication in 2020. A Sunday Times top five bestseller, it was an important call-to-arms allowing mothers to take control and scrap the parenting rulebook to do it their own way.

Sista Sister goes further. It is a compilation of essays about all the things Candice wishes someone had talked to her about when she was a young black girl growing up in London. From family and money to black hair and fashion, as well as colourism and relationships between people of different races, this is a fascinating read that will launch some much-needed conversations, between Sistas and Sisters alike.

Written in Candice's trademark straight-talking, warm and funny style, it will delight her fans, old and new.
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Praise for I Am Not Your Baby Mother

'Accessible, sometimes shocking, honest, and feels written from the heart' - Bernardine Evaristo

'I gobbled it in one weekend and encourage everyone - mother, or otherwise - to do the same' - Pandora Sykes

'Remarkable' - Lorraine Kelly

'Searing' - Dolly Alderton

'I absolutely loved I Am Not Your Baby Mother' - Giovanna Fletcher

'This book is needed for the voiceless' - Nadiya Hussain

'Brilliant' - Sophie Ellis-Bextor

'An essential exploration of the realities of black motherhood in the UK' - Observer

'Urgent part-memoir, part-manifesto about black motherhood' - Red

'[An] original and much-needed guide to navigating black motherhood' - Cosmopolitan

'The woman bringing a fresh perspective to the mumfluencer world' - Grazia

'Every mother, everywhere, should read this book' - OK Magazine