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Lucky Us: Amy Bloom has crafted a delightful romp of a story, adroitly balancing humor and heartache, Hollywood and Hitler, fired by nostalgia for a 1940s America where people believed that dreams can come true. READ THIS BOOK - Amy Henry, aka Amy Cabernet Quilts.
The latest winner from the bestselling author of Conversations with the Fat Girl centers around Queenie Wake, a talented but ornery cook who returns after 10 years to her small Texas hometown to reckon with an unpleasant past. Queenie and her sister Merry Carole still have trouble shedding the town-pariah status given to them by their promiscuous mother, long before she was murdered by her vengeful best friend. The towns mean girls are now mean women, and catty showdowns are a pleasure to read.