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Best Fannie Flagg Books to Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Fannie Flagg books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion: A Novel (2014)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadThe one and only Fannie Flagg, beloved author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven, and I Still Dream About You, is at her hilarious and superb best in this new comic mystery novel about two women who are forced to reimagine who they are. Mrs. Sookie Poole of Point Clear, Alabama, has just married off the last of her daughters and is looking forward to relaxing and perhaps traveling with her husband, Earle. The only thing left to contend with is her mother, the formidable Lenore Simmons Krackenberry. Lenore may be a lot of fun…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

2. The Whole Town’s Talking: A Novel (2017)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadElmwood Springs, Missouri, is a small town like any other, but something strange is happening at the cemetery. Still Meadows, as it’s called, is anything but still. Original, profound, The Whole Town’s Talking, a novel in the tradition of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town and Flagg’s own Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven, tells the story of Lordor Nordstrom, his Swedish mail-order bride, Katrina, and their neighbors and descendants as they live, love, die, and carry on in mysterious and surprising ways. Lordor Nordstrom created, in his…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

3. Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven: A Novel (Elmwood Springs) (2007)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadCombining southern warmth with unabashed emotion and side-splitting hilarity, Fannie Flagg takes readers back to Elmwood Springs, Missouri, where the most unlikely and surprising experiences of a high-spirited octogenarian inspire a town to ponder the age-old question: Why are we here?Life is the strangest thing. One minute, Mrs. Elner Shimfissle is up in her tree, picking figs, and the next thing she knows, she is off on an adventure she never dreamed of, running into people she never in a million years expected to meet. Meanwhile, back home, Elner’s nervous,…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

4. Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel (2016)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadFolksy and fresh, endearing and affecting, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe is a now-classic novel about two women: Evelyn, who’s in the sad slump of middle age, and gray-headed Mrs. Threadgoode, who’s telling her life story. Her tale includes two more women—the irrepressibly daredevilish tomboy Idgie and her friend Ruth—who back in the thirties ran a little place in Whistle Stop, Alabama, offering good coffee, southern barbecue, and all kinds of love and laughter—even an occasional murder. And as the past unfolds, the present will never be quite the same…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

5. Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man: A Novel (2005)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadIn Fannie Flagg’s high-spirited first novel, we meet Daisy Fay Harper in the spring of 1952, where she’s “not doing much except sitting around waiting for the sixth grade.” When she leaves Shell Beach, Mississippi, in September 1959, she is packed up and ready for the Miss America Pageant, vowing “I won’t come back until I’m somebody.” But in our hearts she already is. Sassy and irreverent from the get-go, Daisy Fay takes us on a rollicking journey through her formative years on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. There, at The End of the Road of the South, the family malt shop freezer holds…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

6. Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!: A Novel (Elmwood Springs) (2001)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadWelcome to the World, Baby Girl! is the funny, serious, and compelling new novel by Fannie Flagg, author of the beloved Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (and prize-winning co-writer of the classic movie).Once again, Flagg’s humor and respect and affection for her characters shine forth. Many inhabit small-town or suburban America. But this time, her heroine is urban: a brainy, beautiful, and ambitious rising star of 1970s television. Dena Nordstrom, pride of the network, is a woman whose future is full of promise, her present rich with complications, and her past…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

7. Standing in the Rainbow: A Novel (Elmwood Springs) (2004)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadAlong with Neighbor Dorothy, the lady with the smile in her voice, whose daily radio broadcasts keep us delightfully informed on all the local news, we also meet Bobby, her ten-year-old son, destined to live a thousand lives, most of them in his imagination; Norma and Macky Warren and their ninety-eight-year-old Aunt Elner; the oddly sexy and charismatic Hamm Sparks, who starts off in life as a tractor salesman and ends up selling himself to the whole state and almost the entire country; and the two women who love him as differently as night and day. Then there is Tot Whooten, the…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

8. It All Comes Back to You: A Book Club Recommendation! (2018)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to Read“It All Comes Back to You is one of those stories you need to savor. You want to put the book down so as to have more to read tomorrow, but you can’t. It becomes attached to you, a part of you. “Dan Brown, Author of Reunion Alabama, 1947.War’s over, cherry-print dresses, parking above the city lights, swing dancing.Beautiful, seventeen-year-old Violet lives in a perfect world .Everybody loves her.In 2012, she’s still beautiful, charming, and surrounded by admirers. Veronica “Ronni” Johnson, licensed practical nurse and aspiring writer, meets the captivating Violet in the…
Author(s): Beth Duke

9. I Still Dream About You: A Novel (2011)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe beloved Fannie Flagg is at her irresistible and hilarious best in I Still Dream About You, a comic mystery romp through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, past, present, and future.Meet Maggie Fortenberry, a still beautiful former Miss Alabama. To others, Maggie’s life seems practically perfect—she’s lovely, charming, and a successful agent at Red Mountain Realty. Still, Maggie can’t help but wonder how she wound up living a life so different from the one she dreamed of as a child. But just when things seem…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

10. Fannie Flagg’s Original Whistle Stop Cafe Cookbook: Featuring : Fried Green Tomatoes, Southern Barbecue, Banana Split Cake, and Many Other Great Recipes (1995)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to Read"IT’LL MAKE FOR SOME MIGHTY FINE EATING."–Fort Worth Star TelegramAfter the tremendous success of her novel, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, and the beloved movie that followed, author Fannie Flagg received thousands of requests from all over the world asking for recipes from the little cafe of her Alabama childhood that was the model for the cafe in her novel. Now, she joyfully shares those recipes, in what may well be the first cookbook ever written by a satisfied customer rather than a cook! Inside you’ll find…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

11. Redbird Christmas (2005)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadOswald T. Campbell, aged fifty-two, down-and-out in a Chicago winter, is given only months to live unless he moves South. He finds himself in the small town of Lost River, Alabama, where the residents are friendly if feud-prone and eccentric to a fault. One of them, Roy, keeps a red cardinal, a once wounded bird called Jack, in the village store. Patsy, a sad, sweet little kid with a crippled leg, from the trailer park up in the woods, takes to dropping by the store – and falls in love with Jack. Flagg takes us on an emotional roller-coaster ride through the lives and hearts of an engaging crew of misfits, fixers…
Author(s): Fannie Flagg

12. Sketch Book: Fannie Flagg Sketchbook 129 pages, Sketching, Drawing and Creative Doodling Notebook to Draw and Journal 8.5 x 11 in large (21.59 x 27.94 cm) (2019)

Best Fannie Flagg Books to ReadThe unruled blank college, office and school sketchbook and drawing book of “Fannie Flagg” cover….
Author(s): Ahirta

Best Fannie Flagg Books to Read

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I Still Dream About You

Author(s): Fannie Flagg
Publisher: Random House, Year: 2010, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 584154

I Still Dream About You: A Novel

Author(s): Fannie Flagg
Publisher: , Year: 2010, Size: 374 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 588210

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