Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week's pick: Miss Dreamsville and the Collier County Women's Literary Society by Amy Hill Hearth
Due out October 2, 2012

Product Description taken from Goodreads:
A brilliant debut novel from a New York Times bestselling author about a transplanted wife from Boston who arrives in Florida in the 1960s, starts a literary salon, and shakes up the status quo.

In 1962, Jackie Hart moved to Naples, Florida, from Boston with her husband and children. Wanting something personally fulfilling to do with her time, she starts a reading club and anonymously hosts a radio show, calling herself Miss Dreamsville.
The racially segregated town falls in love with Miss Dreamsville, but doesn’t know what to make of Jackie, who welcomes everyone into her book club, including a woman who did prison time for allegedly killing her husband, a man of questionable sexual preference, a young divorcee, as well as a black woman.
By the end of this novel, you’ll be wiping away the tears of laugher and sadness, and you just may become a bit more hopeful that even the most hateful people can see the light of humanitarianism, if they just give themselves a chance.

3 comments:

chelleyreads said...

i haven't heard of this novel but it looks and sounds super cute. hope you get your copy soon. great pick :)

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-michelle

roro said...

a bit too chick litish for me . hope you score an arc

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The Brunette Librarian said...

This one looks super cute. It kind of reminds me of "Saving CeeCee Honeycutt" :) Hope its a good one!
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