Books by Christy Marie Kent
Pecan Pie, Cigars, and the One and Only Secret to Happiness
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“Feel-good stories like the Little House books, except with old women drinking moonshine.” Yeah. Sure makes you think again about Pa calling Laura his “little half-pint,” doesn’t it?
Wanna win a free copy? All you have to do is tell your followers what you liked about your grandmother.
- “Yes, I want a free one!”
- “No, I’d rather pay the full price for the book. I didn’t like my grandmother, anyway.”
In this collection of short stories, you’ll hear how I went to my Grandmother’s house among the kudzu-covered red clay hills of south Georgia. I wanted a pecan pie baking lesson, but I got a heaping plate full of wild stories.
This collection of stories began when someone asked how to give a toast at her mother’s birthday party. I told her, “Think of three incidents in her life that both of you can relate to. One should be funny, one poignant, and one touching. Depending on the mood of the party, you can either do funny-poignant-touching, or touching-poignant-funny, but never do poignant last unless it is a funeral or a going-away party. So that got me to thinking. I wrote a toast to my grandmother, that white-haired Southern Baptist preacher’s wife from Lumpkin, Georgia.
Then I thought, “That’s nice. But what if, instead of the true stuff, I just made a bunch of stuff up?” And so began this fun collection of stories that will make you want to hug your grandmother, and then ask her what she really did before she settled down.
This book contains three short stories:
1. Pecan Pie, Cigars and the One and Only Secret to Happiness
2. The Summer that Grandmother Got Her Shine Back
3. How Grandmother Lost All Her Money on the Luckiest Weekend of Her Life
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