The Frog the Wizard and the Shrew Author:Maryann Myers With a combination of insight and magical realism, author MaryAnn Myers propels her readers into the mysterious and provocative world of Anne Marie Light. The young woman's purchase of a second-hand prom dress initiates a chain of events during which strange, unfamiliar memories surface; a recurring song of longing, a teen pregnancy, and a dearl... more »y loved, but perhaps abandoned baby. When Anne Marie sets out to discover the source of these haunting thoughts, her journey leads to the streets of New Orleans for answers. Unforgettable characters along the way include the eccentric ex-circus performer, Miss Colorado, an intriguing telephone installer named Danny, a voodoo queen called Rosalee, and Anne Marie's caustic mother, with whom a reconciliation must be made if there is to be a true resolution.« less
The author's unusual 'voice' struck a chord with me. This book was quirky and lovely and was a wonderful read. The characters, especially Anne Marie and Miss Colorado were warm and interesting. I could not put the book down because of those characters. I definitely recommend this book, particularly if you are looking for something a bit different.