Monday, May 23, 2011

Georgia Bottoms / Review

Author: Mark Childress
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
1 edition (February 23, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780316033046

Book Description:
Georgia Bottoms is known in her small community of Six Points, Alabama, as a beautiful, well-to-do, and devoutly Baptist Southern belle.

Nobody realizes that the family fortune has long since disappeared, and a determinedly single woman like Georgia needs an alternative, and discreet, means of income. In Georgia's case it is six well-heeled lovers-one for each day of the week, with Mondays off-none of whom knows about the others.

But when the married preacher who has been coming to call (Saturdays) decides to confess their affair in front of the whole congregation, Georgia must take drastic measures to stop him. In GEORGIA BOTTOMS, Mark Childress proves once again his unmistakable skill for combining the hilarious and the absurd to reveal the inner workings of the rebellious human heart.

My thoughts:
I'm not going to do a book report here since you can find that above in the Book Description, but I will say I loved the small town feel of the book. A charming southern read!

(Thank you to Hachette Book Group for my review copy.)

2 comments:

Sassy Granny ... said...

We can sure use "charming" reads. I like to think of sitting patio-side, ice tea in hand and classical music playing softly in the background while I consider such a charming story.

Glad to see you're still devouring good books!

Barb Davis said...

Yes, those charming women of the South! Can't find a better word for them. lol.