• "Fannie Flagg has long perfected a recipe for whimsical tales of the Southern sisterhood"

    Emma Hagestadt, Independent
  • "It's clear that Maggie, who grew up in an apartment above a movie theater, deserves a bright Technicolor ending. Readers will root for her to get one"

    Washington Post
  • "A golden-girl romp every bit as eccentric as it sounds...there is something touching about her plucky, world-weary survivors that has us rooting for them all the way"

  • "This deliciously indulgent novel is as charming as Scarlet O'Hara and as comforting as a mug of cocoa"

    Easy Living
  • "Flagg is a consummate storyteller"