Laura Jensen Walker, author, Mentalpause and Other Midlife Laughs
Grab a glass of iced tea, sit out on the porch, and indulge in this charming collection of short stories. You'll get a behind-the-scenes peek at the lives and loves of a few of the 3,482 folks who proudly call Ella Louise, Texas, their home sweet home.
These quirky and loveable characters include twelve-year-old twins whose creative pet care is appreciated by neither their neighbors nor their geriatric dog Georgia, and Faye Beth and Harvey Newman, a married couple who have no plans to fix the hole in the roof of their house because it serves as a special reminder.
Watermelon Days and Firefly Nights celebrates the simple, small-town goodness of neighbors helping neighbors and friends caring for friends. Its stories inspire a renewed sense of kinship and provide a heartwarming reminder of life's sweetest hours.
Annette Smith is the author of Homemade Humble Pie and Other Slices of Life. She and her family live in a small Texas town, where she is inspired by her neighbors and friends.