The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion – Fannie Flagg

Oct 11

The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion – Fannie Flagg

The only other book I have read by Fannie Flagg is Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Of course no book is going to measure up to that classic southern tale. Mrs. Sookie Poole is at the center of this story. She is wife to Earle, a dentist, and mother to four children (three girls and a boy). The wedding of her last daughter has just been completed, and...

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Lie to Me – J.T. Ellison

Oct 06

Lie to Me – J.T. Ellison

This is the second novel that I have read by J.T. Ellison. (The first was a Book of the Month Club selection, No One Knows.) Lie to Me was a much more wild ride, and I enjoyed this book quite a bit. Ethan and Sutton are living the dream in a picturesque town in Tennessee. They are both accomplished writers, they recently renovated their dream home, they are...

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Nutshell – Ian McEwan

Oct 03

Nutshell – Ian McEwan

I loved Ian McEwan‘s book Atonement. I also thought that the movie version was a good representation of the book. So, I downloaded Nutshell from the local library based on the author alone. I had heard nothing about the story; sometimes it is a great feeling to delve into a book completely blind. Trudy, a beautiful housewife, is in the midst of a grand affair....

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Moonglow – Michael Chabon

Oct 01

Moonglow – Michael Chabon

I was first exposed to Michael Chabon‘s writing as part of my Pulitzer Prize Winners challenge when the world’s smallest book club read The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay. Mr. Chabon’s writing continues to impress with this fictional memoir. ‘Michael Chabon’ tells the history of his family through snippets of his...

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