Little Altars Everywhere (Paperback)

By Rebecca Wells

Harper Perennial, 9780060759964, 288pp.

Publication Date: February 15, 2005



The companion to the beloved bestseller Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, here is the funny, heartbreaking, and powerfully insightful tale that first introduced Siddalee, Vivi, their spirited Walker clan, and the indomitable Ya-Yas.

Praise For Little Altars Everywhere

“A gem of a book....Wells offers a virtuoso performance.”
-Denver Post

“Energetic and delicious…each voice is unique, independent and right on.”
-Seattle Times

“A hilarious and heartbreaking first novel.”

“Rebecca Wells has written a funny, eloquent and sad novel that easily leaps regional bounds.”
-Washington Post

“At the Walker family altar, sainthood is a one-way ticket to purgatory, and getting there is half the fun.”
-Columbus Dispatch

“Wells’ people pop with life.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Wells effectively juxtaposes the innocence and joy of childhood reveries with the pain and guilt of adult memories.”
-Richmond Times-Dispatch