Wednesday, August 3, 2016

"Waiting On" Wednesday: The Whole Town's Talking

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted here, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

The Whole Town's Talking

By Fannie Flagg

Publication Date: October 18

From Amazon:

Elmwood Springs, Missouri, is a small town like any other, but something strange is happening out at the cemetery. “Still Meadows,” as it’s called, is anything but still. Funny and profound, this novel in the tradition of Flagg’s Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven and Thornton Wilder’s Our Town deals with universal themes of heaven and earth and everything in between, as Flagg tells a surprising story of life, afterlife, and the mysterious goings-on of ordinary people.

What's your "waiting on" pick this week?

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La La in the Library said...

I should read this book because I loved Fried Green Tomatoes, and I also read a short story by Fannie Flagg I liked, but I cannot recall the name right now.

Tina's Blog said...

I love Fannie Flagg! This is on my list, too!

Laura said...

The book sounds interesting. I know she is a good writer. Maybe I should try her again.

vvb32 reads said...

I like Fannie Flagg's humor.

Leeanna said...

I hope you enjoy!

@CatsandCoffee said...

I love Fanny Flagg.I'm so glad she is still writing.

Irene Jennings said...

Fun, delightful story about the beginning and growth of a small town and it's people. I even found myself laughing aloud from time to time.

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Unknown said...

I love Fannie Flagg and her books. I especially love Elner- how can you not? She sees the light in all of life and shines! All of these characters are someone you know, in some form or another. There is a Tot Whooten in every Southern small town! I hope Ms. Flagg continues to bring us stories of the Goodnight sisters and all of Elmwood Springs.

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