Beth Hoffman's Saving CeeCee Honeycutt is a funny, warm and wonderful little southern novel. You'll love the quirky characters, southern charm and dramatic living. Color, as well as the surroundings, play a large role in CeeCee's story and affect her life.
Twelve-year-old Cecelia Rose Honeycutt has been living with her mother, the 1951 Vidalia Onion Queen. Mrs. Honeycutt loves to wear prom dresses, a tiara, smeared lipstick and red high-heeled satin shoes. Tragedy strikes and CeeCee is suddenly left alone. Her great-aunt, Tootie Caldwell, comes to her rescue in a vintage Packard convertible. She takes her away to Savannah, a charming southern town with lush gardens, dramatic moss-covered trees and warm magnolia scented air.
CeeCee Rose soon meets Oletta, Tootie's wise housekeeper, who later becomes one of CeeCee's friends. She makes the best beaten biscuits and scrumptious iced cinnamon rolls. You will meet the busybody Violene Hobbs, who has the news on everybody, and is often seen in a berry pink dress, and with blonde teased hair. She also meets the exotic Miz Thelma Rae Goodpepper, with red hair piled atop her head and an incredible emerald ring.
So, come along for a wonderful ride with Miss Cecelia Rose Honeycutt for a dramatic journey through Savannah, that will result in an incredible self-discovery.
This story will remind you of the importance of female friendship and finding your passion.
Get ready to sit back on the front porch with a glass of sweet iced tea, with the breeze blowing, and have a good ol' time in Savannah!
For more information, please visit:
Beth Hoffman Official Website
Beth Hoffman talks about her debut novel, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt:
For more reader’s advisory, please visit our Bookletters page. Bookletters offers book reviews, author bios and interviews, book group discussion guides, audio clips, and much more. To receive monthly updates on new books, simply sign up for BookLetters' email newsletter service. Reviews of recommended books in your favorite genres will be delivered right to your inbox.
by Roy L. Williams, Public Relations Department John Paul Taylor of Real Life Poets and participants at civil rights poetry camp Seve...
Being puzzled may not be a good thing, but in this instance it may be. I live with a self-described “puzzlephile,” who enjoys puzzles on the...
by Roy L. Williams, Public Relations Department Liz Reed If you are seeking to get a book published or desire to become an actual auth...
by Lynn Carpenter, Five Points West Regional Branch Library Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway Revolution Todd S. ...
by Roy L. Williams, Public Relations Department Cherie Hunt instructing artists at Powderly Library All summer long, Birmingham arti...