The Whole Town’s Talking

The Whole Town's Talking is a novel by American writer, Fannie Flagg published in 2016. Flagg is best known for writing the novel and the screenplay for Fried Green Tomatoes. She has also been an actor and comedian. In the 1970s, she was a regular on Match Game and other game shows. This book was …

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice is English romantic literature written by novelist Jane Austen in the 1790s and first published in 1813, over 200 years ago. And yet, even today it remains one of the most loved books with over 20 million sold. Pride and Prejudice is another one of those English lit books that I was …

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Prodigal Summer

Prodigal Summer is a novel by American author Barbara Kingsolver, published in 2000. The book is about three stories of characters in southern Appalachia through one summer. All the characters are independent, strong willed and initially seem solitary. But the main theme is that we are all connected with each other and with nature. Kingsolver …

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Another View

Another View by British author, Rosamunde Pilcher was published in 1968. Pilcher is known for writing family dysfunction in her novels, including her best known novel, The Shell Seekers, which was published 20 years later. Like The Shell Seekers, Another View also has family dysfunction, the examining of relationships and an artist in the family …

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Voices in Summer

Summertime is the perfect time to read Rosamunde Pilcher books with settings by the sea. Voices in Summer by British author Rosamunde Pilcher, published in 1984, is another one of these beachy summer reads. I always love the settings in Pilcher books, this book is no different.  Many of the characters are likeable and most …

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