Friday, November 13, 2009

Sugar and Grits

Sugar and Grits
by: DiAnn Mills, Martha Rogers, Janice Thompson, Kathleen Y'Barbo

I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I am at a point in my life where I have a wonderful group of friends that are similar to the group in this book and I just fell in love with all of them and was able to relate to them really well. Each novella was written well and did a great job of portraying the uniqueness of each character. Each woman learns how God needs to be at the center of every relationship and that sometimes you find love in the oddest of places. We all need to keep our eyes open to God's plans that are happening all around us.

Back of the Book:

Strong women with a dash of sweetness. . .

Berta is a young woman in her twenties who owns and operates Bert's Dirts, a bulldozer and backhoe business. She's putting away her money to attend a school in Biloxi to fulfill her dream of singing opera. But God has other plans, and romance is on the way.

Dottie Jean is heading toward her fifty-fifth birthday. A widow, she makes her living by owning and operating Calista's Catfish house and making the best pecan pies in the county. But love is standing in the background when Dottie Jean encounters an old high school flame.

Sassy, a widow in her fifties, is known for her quick tongue and peculiar temperament. As the proprietor of Sassy's Bait Shop and an avid fisherwoman, Sassy thinks she has life all figured out until God reels in something unexpected.

Sue Ellen is a young woman in her twenties who is living out her dream as a hairdresser at the RhondaVous Beauty Shop. She and bud Briggs, deputy sheriff of Calista, have been friends since their school days, but does God have something else in mind for them?

Will these Mississippi women learn to balance their tendencies toward gritty strength and independence with feminine sweetness and godly joy?

Thanks for stopping by!!

1 comment:

Lori (sugarandgrits) said...

Hey Julie ~

This is where my "nickname/username" came from! I loved this book...I need to read it again...

Thanks for sharing,
~ Lori :)