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Miss Julia knows a thing or two

by Ross, Ann B.,

Format: Print Book 2020
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Summary
The delightful new installment of the beloved and New York Times bestselling Miss Julia series

Miss Julia has decided to turn over a new leaf. It's time to stop meddling in other peoples' lives, she thinks--but her hands are full before long! Her neighbor Mildred is sent into a tizzy when a grandchild she's never met shows up on her doorstep. And Mildred's husband keeps forgetting who she is, so she's all on her own. Meanwhile, Etta Mae is worried about losing her job now that the Handy Home Helpers is up for sale. Luckily, Miss Julia has experience dealing
with children dropped on doorsteps, and sweeps in to lend a hand. But there's something missing in that child's life, and Miss Julia knows exactly what it is.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Thirty years after New York Times best-selling author Ross debuted her beloved series (in Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind, 1999), Miss Julia continues to, well, speak her mind in the charming latest installment. Miss Julia Murdoch has made a promise to herself: she's getting out of the "knowing-what's-best business" and letting people fend for themselves. But what is she to do when her next-door neighbor has family drama that is more than one person can handle on her own? Or when she finds out dear Etta Mae is facing potential unemployment? Miss Julia can't just stand idly by! Soon she is caught up in helping her friends overcome their obstacles, proving that when it comes to friendship, Miss Julia knows a thing or two. Written with Ross's signature Southern charm and wit, the newest Miss Julia will delight long-time fans of the series and will entice new readers to get to know her. Perfect as a standalone, this is definitely one to have on libraries' contemporary-fiction shelves."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Bestseller Ross's enticing 21st mystery set in the small North Carolina town of Abbotsville (after 2019's Miss Julia Takes the Wheel) finds Miss Julia Murdoch's next-door neighbor, Mildred Allen, dealing with the declining mental faculties of her husband, Horace; the self-imposed estrangement of her daughter, Tonya, who until recently was her son, Tony; and the sudden appearance of an unknown grandchild. Naturally, Mildred turns to her friend Miss Julia for advice. Though Miss Julia has been trying lately to be less of a busybody, she can't resist lending a hand, and it doesn't take her long to realize that something about Mildred's grandchild is more than a little suspicious. Meanwhile, Miss Julia sees what she can do to help Etta Mae Wiggins, who's in danger of losing her Handy Home Helper job. Miss Julia, who has vowed to be less judgmental and opinionated, decides in the end that maybe her meddling is warranted. Never mind the minimal crime element. This amusing tale will please cozy fans. Agent: Deborah Schneider, Gelfman Schneider Literary. (Apr.)"
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Additional Information
Series Ross, Ann B. Miss Julia series.
Features Julia Springer, an elderly widow in Abbotsville, North Carolina
#1 - Miss Julia speaks her mind
#2 - Miss Julia takes over
#3 - Miss Julia throws a wedding
#4 - Miss Julia hits the road
#5 - Miss Julia meets her match
#6 - Miss Julia's school of beauty
#7 - Miss Julia stands her ground
#8 - Miss Julia strikes back
#9 - Miss Julia paints the town
#10 - Miss Julia delivers the goods
#11 - Miss Julia renews her vows
#12 - Miss Julia rocks the cradle
#13 - Miss Julia to the rescue
#14 - Miss Julia stirs up trouble
#15 - Miss Julia's marvelous makeover
#16 - Miss Julia lays down the law
#17 - Miss Julia inherits a mess
#18 - Miss Julia weathers the storm
#19 - Miss Julia raises the roof
#20 - Miss Julia takes the wheel
#21 - Miss Julia knows a thing or two
Subjects Springer, Julia (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Grandchildren -- Fiction.
Female friendship -- Fiction.
North Carolina -- Fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Publisher New York :2020
Language English
Description 322 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780525560517
0525560513
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