Sunday, January 29, 2012

Book Worm..."Little Bitty Lies"


Starting tomorrow, Monday January 30, I will start reading "Little Bitty Lies" by Mary Kay Andrews. I'm reading this book with the book club on base that I am part of. There is no set reading schedule, we plan on having our meeting the end of February. However, I will be done with it in a few days most likely. Please leave me a comment below if you'd like to read along and there will be a discussion once we're all done reading. That seams fair right?

Here is the book description...


"
In a suburban Atlanta neighborhood where divorce is as rampant as kudzu, Mary Bliss McGowan doesn’t notice that her own marriage is in trouble until the summer night she finds a note from her husband, telling her he’s gone — and taken the family fortune with him.
Stunned and humiliated, a desperate Mary Bliss, left behind with her seventeen-year-old daughter, Erin, and a mountain of debt, decides to salvage what’s left of her life by telling one little bitty lie.

At first, Mary Bliss simply tells friends and family that Parker is out of town on a consulting job. Then the lies start to snowball, until Parker turns up dead. Or does he?
Mary Bliss’s formerly staid existence careens into overdrive as she copes with an oversexed teenager, a mother-in-law with Ethel Merman delusions, and the sudden but delicious shock of finding herself pursued by two men: the next-door neighbor who’s looking for a suitable second wife, and a dangerously attractive ex-cop who’s looking for the truth about Parker McGowan.
Little Bitty Lies is a comic Southern novel about all the important things in life: marriage and divorce, mothers and daughters, friendship and betrayal, small-town secrets, and one woman’s lifelong quest for home — and the perfect recipe for chicken salad."

I've read several of the reviews and readers seemed to be pretty pleased. Now I'm looking forward to it and expecting some southern charm, humor, and maybe even a good twist or 2. And don't forget the chicken salad recipe, since I'm from the south I'll have to see how it's different or similar to mine and give it a shot.

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