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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Waiting On Wednesday! - Waiting on "I Still Dream About You" by Fannie Flagg!



Is there anything better than anticipation???  Especially when it's anticipation of a new book coming out soon?

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine (http://breakingthespine.blogspot.com), that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Here's what I'm looking forward to!


Coming November, 2011!
Here's the delicious synopsis!

The beloved Fannie Flagg is back and at her irresistible and hilarious best in I Still Dream About You, a comic mystery romp through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, past, present, and future.
 
Meet Maggie Fortenberry, a still beautiful former Miss Alabama. To others, Maggie’s life seems practically perfect—she’s lovely, charming, and a successful real estate agent at Red Mountain Realty. Still, Maggie can’t help but wonder how she wound up in her present condition. She had been on her hopeful way to becoming Miss America and realizing her childhood dream of someday living in one of the elegant old homes on top of Red Mountain, with the adoring husband and the 2.5 children, but then something unexpected happened and changed everything.
 
Maggie graduated at the top of her class at charm school, can fold a napkin in more than forty-eight different ways, and can enter and exit a car gracefully, but all the finesse in the world cannot help her now. Since the legendary real estate dynamo Hazel Whisenknott, beloved founder of Red Mountain Realty, died five years ago, business has gone from bad to worse—and the future isn’t looking much better. But just when things seem completely hopeless, Maggie suddenly comes up with the perfect plan to solve it all.
 
As Maggie prepares to put her plan into action, we meet the cast of high-spirited characters around her. To Brenda Peoples, Maggie’s best friend and real estate partner, Maggie’s life seems easy as pie. Slender Maggie doesn’t have to worry about her figure, or about her Weight Watchers sponsor catching her at the Krispy Kreme doughnut shop. And Ethel Clipp, Red Mountain’s ancient and grumpy office manager with the bright purple hair, thinks the world of Maggie but has absolutely nothing nice to say about their rival Babs “The Beast of Birmingham” Bingington, the unscrupulous estate agent who hates Maggie and is determined to put her out of business.
Maggie has heartbreaking secrets in her past, but through a strange turn of events, she soon discovers, quite by accident, that everybody, it seems—dead or alive—has at least one little secret.

I Still Dream About You is a wonderful novel that is equal parts Southern charm, murder mystery, and that perfect combination of comedy and old-fashioned wisdom that can be served up only by America’s own remarkable Fannie Flagg.

Sigh...Makes me miss Alabama!  Can't wait to get my hands on this one!!

5 comments:

Jill said...

I can't WAIT for this one, either!! Love, love, love her. Great pick!

Lover of Romance said...

Love your WOW!! Looks like a good one!!

Feel free to check out mine at Addicted To Romance

Joy said...

I love Fannie Flagg and I happy to see Sarah Addison Allen has a new one coming out as well!
Have a great week!

Lori said...

I picked the same book for my WOW, Sharon! Just love Fannie Flagg. Can't wait for this one.
Happy Wednesday!

Marce said...

I saw this on another blog, enjoy it.

My WoW post.

http://teawithmarce.blogspot.com/2010/09/more-from-heath-sommer-wow.html