By the Satellite Sisters


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“A collection of heartwarming essays and fun snippets of friendship-inspired writing, You’re the Best is a gift book fashioned for friends” —Parade Magazine

“You’re smart. You’re funny. You text just the right amount. You’re the person that tells me about the thing in my teeth without sounding just a little bit superior.”
— the Satellite Sisters

For podcast stars Satellite Sisters – Julie, Liz, Sheila, Monica, and Lian Dolan – nothing is more powerful than a sense of connection, the notion that going through life with other people is the better way to go.

You’re the Best is a thank you note to our female friends, our Satellite Sisters, the women we call when the best thing in our lives happens or the worst. It’s a collection of essays, lists, charts, and more (even a Mad Lib!) about how we rely on our friends to get us up, get us going, get us through and, most importantly, make us laugh. Written with humor and empathy and incorporating voices 15 to 60, the Satellite Sisters and the Next Gen of the Sisterhood share about how friendships influence choices, relationships, careers, adventures, and inevitable changes.

The perfect gift for childhood BFFs, your college roommates, your running group, your book club, your PTA friends, or your actual sisters – for anyone you want to tell, “You’re the best.”

Thank you for encouragement.
Thank you for the empathy.
Thank you for the laughter.

Thank you for your friendship.

You’re the best,


Dolan-sisters-holding-cardsThe Satellite Sisters

Julie, Liz, Sheila, Monica, and Lian Dolan are five real sisters who believe that a sense of connection is what gives meaning to our lives. The Dolan sisters created Satellite Sisters first as a radio show and website in 2000. Now, the Satellite Sisters connect with a blog, a podcast, books, personal appearances, and social media. Joining them occasionally on the show and as guest contributors in You’re the Best are their cadre of nieces (Fiona Dolan, Katherine Dolan Nordenson, Meghan Dolan Saporita, and Lauren Hinkson), daughter Ruthie Marantz, and daughter-in-law Vera Smith.

After winning thirteen Gracie Allen Awards for excellence in women’s media, including Talk Show of the Year, they still have plenty more to say. To check out the lively, funny, always-entertaining podcast and keep up with Satellite Sisters’ news, go to

Praise for You’re the Best

“A great gift book can say it all. But You’re the Best says it all right up front. A collection of essays on life, love, family and change by the popular Satellite Sisters—real-life sisters Julie, Liz, Sheila, Monica and Lian Dolan—You’re the Best reminds us of the power of friends, sisters and soul sisters.”
— (Parade Magazine)

“The writing will appeal to all those sisters who see a reflection of themselves in the comic truths.”
— San Francisco Book Review

Featured appearances, excerpts, and interviews on AM Northwest (KATU Portland, Oregon), Fortune magazine, the Dallas Morning News, Justine magazine, WATZ-AM (Michigan), USA Radio Network, Reading with Robin, Wandering Educators, Whine at Nine podcast, and many more.