Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover

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Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover

By Ann B. Ross

Viking, Hardcover, 9780670026111, 297pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2014

Description
Miss Julia masterminds a makeover in "New York Times "bestselling author Ann B. Ross's latest installment in her popular series
It's summer in Abbotsville, and Miss Julia has visions of enjoying a life of leisure. But before she can even sip some iced tea on her front porch, a letter from her long-lost cousin Elsie informs her that Elsie's granddaughter is on a bus headed to Abbotsville that very day. Reminding Miss Julia of an old family debt, Elsie proclaims that she is sending Trixie to Miss Julia's to learn to become a lady. The nerve of some people When the rude and unkempt Trixie arrives, even Sam and Lloyd agree that Miss Julia faces quite a challenge.
Meanwhile, Sam has decided to run for state senate. But when he has a fainting spell and has to go into the hospital for tests, who will run his campaign? Is his no-good rival going to cakewalk into office? No sir, not if Miss Julia has anything to say about it and indeed she does, including up on the stump.
In this marvelous addition to the popular series, Miss Julia is sure to have a summer that she and Abbotsville will never forget
Look out for the newest in the series, "Miss Julia Inherits a Mess," coming from Viking on April 5, 2016.


About the Author
Ann B. Ross, who taught literature at the University of North Carolina at Asheville, is the author of Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind, one of the most popular Southern debut novels in years, Miss Julia Takes Over, Miss Julia Throws a Wedding, and Miss Julia Hits the Road. She lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.


Praise For Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover

Early Praise for Miss Julia’s Marvelous Makeover:
***A Spring Okra Pick***
 
“Comforting [and] leisurely paced . . . Ross’s great achievement is the creation of Abbotsville.”
Publishers Weekly
 
Praise for Ann Ross and the Miss Julia series:
 
“Ann B. Ross develops characters so expertly, through quirks, names, and mannerisms, that they easily feel familiar as the reader is gently immersed into the world Miss Ross has created . . . A delightful read.”
Winston-Salem Journal

“I absolutely loved this book! What a joy to read! Miss Julia is one of the most delightful characters to come along in years. Ann B. Ross has created what is sure to become a classic Southern comic novel. Hooray for Miss Julia, I could not have liked it more.”
—Fannie Flagg

"Yes, Miss Julia is back, and I, for one, am one happy camper."
—J.A. Jance