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Book Review of Waltzing at the Piggly Wiggly

Waltzing at the Piggly Wiggly
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Helpful Score: 3

For generations, the Piggly Wiggly has been the hub of Second Creeks community. Now, thanks to the new MegaMart, the Piggly Wigglys owner may be forced to shut down this small-town landmark. Determined to keep her favorite market open, Laurie Lepanto crafts a schemewith some wonderfully unexpected consequences.
Laurie enlists her fellow Nitwitts, a formidable array of the towns most influential ladies. The Nitwitts are widows of a certain ageand they love to gossip, down Bloody Marys, and remain true to their Piggly Wiggly. Enlisting the help of handsome widower and former ballroom dancer Powell Hampton, they have the ladies of Second Creek fox-trotting and tangoing back into its aisles in no timewhile the salesclerks take care of their shopping. What was meant to be a desperate call to action has become the towns most festive event. But its Laurie whos thrown for a whirl when this civic renewal project sparks an unpredictable romance, giving her what may be the best deal shes ever gotten at the Piggly Wiggly
I have to admit that Im a sucker for good southern fictionbut this was awful. This is obviously the authors first piece of work. It came across as very amateurish. The other stand out was his inability to write from a womans perspective. When your leading character is a woman you should be able to do that.

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