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The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop

Written By: Fannie Flagg Published By: Random House Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I’m a huge fan of Fannie Flagg’s writing thanks to the movie, Fried Green Tomatoes.  When I discovered that this movie that I have watched hundreds of times was based on a novel, I bought said novel and have read it threeContinue reading “The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop”

Happiest Season

Distributed By: Hulu Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                Every year, I go in search of a new holiday book or movie to review for the site and this year, I found a real winner.  I had heard much about Happiest Season, a semi-autographical film by Clea DuVall, but never got to see it when itContinue reading “Happiest Season”

The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

Written By: Fannie Flagg Published By: Random House Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                Sookie Poole has just received a letter that has given us the shock of her life.  All these years, Sookie has believed she was the daughter of Southern Belle Lenore Simmons, an over-the-top and often overbearing woman whom Sookie has never believedContinue reading “The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion”

The Whole Town’s Talking

Author: Fannie Flagg Published By: Random House Publishing Group Reviewed by Melissa Minners                  The last book I read by Fannie Flagg was Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe.  I had already seen the movie and was looking to read the book the movie was based on.  I enjoyed the book as much asContinue reading “The Whole Town’s Talking”

Rascal Sees A Therapist – Part 2

By Melissa Minners Therapist: Nice to see you have decided on a return visit. Rascal: As if I really wanna be here. Therapist: I thought I left this second visit entirely up to you. Rascal: Mreow!  Sure!  That was before I got locked up and sent to C.A.  I swear, I just don’t understand it! Continue reading “Rascal Sees A Therapist – Part 2”

Rascal Sees A Therapist

By Melissa Minners Rascal: Mreow, you see, I’ve been rather depressed lately. Therapist: And why do you think that is? Rascal: Mreow, you see, lately I’ve gained quite a few pounds.  It’s been affecting my arthritis…I can’t run as fast anymore.  Can’t catch mice like I used to.  Waterbugs are out of the question.  It’s…mreow….Continue reading “Rascal Sees A Therapist”