Fun Light Fiction

American Housewife: Stories Helen Ellis

AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE: STORIES has received high praise from critics nationwide. Most of the hilarious scenes take place in New York City, but one of the must-read-first pieces is The Southern Lady Code. It's difficult to pick and choose from these gems, but may we suggest you start with The Wainscoting War...

The Whole Town's Talking Fannie Flagg

THE WHOLE TOWN'S TALKING follows neighbors and descendants of the founders of a small town as they live, love, die and carry on in manners and ways unseen and heard before. This wonderful feel-good story is about a community that never dies. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning...

A Redbird Christmas Fannie Flagg

A REDBIRD CHRISTMAS is a story of faith and hope for all ages and has become our staple holiday gift year after year. After receiving a terrible diagnosis from his doctor, a man from Chicago leaves the cold weather behind to spend a little magical time in the South.

 

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All Summer Long Dorothea Benton Frank

ALL SUMMER LONG follows a polar-opposite couple as they prepare to move from New York to Charleston. When they travel with their ultra-rich friends, they ask the age-old question, "Can money buy happiness?" Read before you answer.

 

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All the Single Ladies Dorothea Benton Frank

ALL THE SINGLE LADIES finds a dedicated nurse with a terrific sense of humor, attempting to cope with a daughter who is listening more to her flew-the-coop father, than her solid mother who raised her alone. 

 

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Same Beach, Next Year Dorothea Benton Frank

SAME BEACH, NEXT YEAR brings together two former sweethearts through a chance meeting. Their spouses fight through jealousy and develop an unexpected spark of their own.

 

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First Comes Love Emily Giffin

FIRST COMES LOVE  is a story about family, friendship and the courage to follow your heart - even though we're reading about sisters with very different ideas.

 

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Bone to Be Wild Carolyn Haines

BONE TO BE WILD: A SARAH BOOTH DELANEY MYSTERY finds our heroine attempting to save an old flame whose life is threatened.

 

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Booty Bones Carolyn Haines

BOOTY BONES: A SARAH BOOTH DELANEY MYSTERY is the witty and clever story of Sarah Booth Delaney hunting for treasure and trying to save an innocent man from a wrongful conviction.

 

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Rock-A-Bye Bones Carolyn Haines

ROCK-A-BYE BONES: A SARAH BOOTH DELANEY MYSTERY finds Sarah Booth Delaney celebrating Thanksgiving back home in Zinnia, Mississippi. She is awakened early morning to find a package on the front porch - a newborn baby. Tracking down the mother becomes a serious task.

 

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