Southern Living (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

by Ad Hudler | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0345451295 Global Overview for this book
Registered by pammykn of Decatur, Alabama USA on 8/31/2010
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4 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by pammykn from Decatur, Alabama USA on Tuesday, August 31, 2010
trade via bookmooch

Journal Entry 2 by loriped at Keizer, Oregon USA on Friday, September 03, 2010
Receoved in the mail today. Thanks for sending it.

Journal Entry 3 by loriped at Keizer, Oregon USA on Friday, January 14, 2011
Welcome to the utterly eccentric world of Selby, Georgia, where the folks sprinkle three things liberally over their daily lives: sugar, religion, and the wicked fun of Southern living.

Margaret Pinaldi is the quiet daughter of a hell-raising abortion-rights advocate who recently died—bequeathing Margaret a house in Georgia. Finally free from her mother’s demanding presence, this transplanted Yankee is finding herself for the first time, courtesy of the Deep South. And, much to her surprise, she likes it.

A former International Dogwood Festival Queen, Donna Kabel once had cute male suitors chase her like hounds to the fox. But all that changed after a car accident left her with a huge facial scar. Now Donna works in the produce section of Kroger. But it seems that the scar that could have cost Donna her inner strength has actually spurred her to reinvent herself.

Thirty-four-year-old Suzanne Parley, the chardonnay-alcoholic wife of a fifth-generation Selby neurosurgeon named Boone, longs to have the most exquisitely decorated house in the affluent Red Hill Plantation community. Childless and directionless, Suzanne suddenly comes up with a bold plan to make her bored husband love her again: she’ll simply fake a pregnancy.

On the eve of this year’s all-important Dogwood Festival, the disparate lives of these three women will converge in a brilliant comedy of Southern manners like none other. With this funny and poignant novel, Ad Hudler joins Fannie Flagg and Adriana Trigiani as one of our best chroniclers of Southern life.

Journal Entry 4 by loriped at Keizer, Oregon USA on Friday, January 14, 2011
Funny book. Mom and I both enjoyed it.

Adding to my Shrinking Potpouri Fiction Book Box.

Journal Entry 5 by kiyoteefoxx at Littlestown, Pennsylvania USA on Friday, March 04, 2011
Will let ya'll know what I think as soon as I read it.

Journal Entry 6 by kiyoteefoxx at Littlestown, Pennsylvania USA on Saturday, March 12, 2011
It was interesting enough for me to finish it even though it dragged at times. But overall it was a good somewhat amusing book.

I'm setting it free in the Chick-Lit bookbox (which seems to have a bunch of plain old romance books in it :/

Journal Entry 7 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Wednesday, May 04, 2011
Taking this book out of marijketje's Chick-Lit/Romance Bookbox.

Since I was born and raised in the south, this looks like a really good book!

Journal Entry 8 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Monday, May 23, 2016
I have decided not to read this book, it's languished on Mt. TBR for a few years. This book is ready to travel.

Journal Entry 9 by JennyC1230 at Woodstock, Georgia USA on Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Putting into the 18th round of Bookstogive's General Literature VBB.

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