Book Review | “Friends of the Library”

41PJn9mhMDL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Review by Jessie Smith

I didn’t grow up in Mississippi, but reading Susan Cushman’s Friends of the Library made me feel like I did. The collection of short stories follows the travels of fictional author Adele Covington as she visits small town libraries as a part of her book tour.

Each story begins with a simple map, the approximate location of the town, and a name. The name (or names) is the person or people who Adele meets because this is what the anthology is ultimately about — people.

Adele drops into a Mississippi town, and someone catches her eye, and with the disarming charm of a sixty-something author, she asks questions, and… (a subscription to the Jimplecute is required to continue reading this article).

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