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Susan Crandall
Indiana native Susan Crandall's breakout novel, Whistling Past the Graveyard was released July 2, 2013. Since then it has been featured in national book clubs, been an Indie Next pick and won the SIBA Award for Fiction. Her previous works have garnered national awards, including the coveted... show more

Indiana native Susan Crandall's breakout novel, Whistling Past the Graveyard was released July 2, 2013. Since then it has been featured in national book clubs, been an Indie Next pick and won the SIBA Award for Fiction. Her previous works have garnered national awards, including the coveted RITA(c). Her next novel, THE FLYING CIRCUS, will be released July 1, 2015. With the exception of seven years in Chicago, she's spent her entire life in her Indiana hometown. When not reading, writing or watching movies, Susan spends time with her husband, children and plethora of pets.
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Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it 5 months ago
I chose this book from NetGalley because I love Crandall’s writing. While this book covers some similar territory as Whistling Past the Graveyard, I love to read a good southern saga, and I appreciate Crandall’s tendency to place her young female protagonists in charge of their family’s destiny. Tal...
debbiekrenzer
debbiekrenzer rated it 1 year ago
Wow, what a crazy family in this book. I didn't know who to feel the sorriest for. Two older kids and a set of twins (boy and girl) with a mother who was never there. She was always out protesting (or was she?). And a father who was only sometimes there. I absolutely loved the whole book though. I s...
KOMET
KOMET rated it 3 years ago
"THE FLYING CIRCUS" is a well-crafted, colorful and engaging novel that faithfully recaptures the spirit of the barnstorming era in America during the early 1920s. Through the lives of 3 compelling characters --- Henry Schuler, an 18 year old from Indiana with considerable mechanical skills who has ...
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog
Blah, Blah, Blah, Book Blog rated it 3 years ago
I chose this book from NetGalley because I enjoyed Crandall’s Whistling Past the Graveyard, the very first book I got from NetGalley, (this is my 204th) I seem to be on a reading kick wrapped around the 1920s and 30s, so this book fit in perfectly. Also, I’ve been reading a lot lately about women da...
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!"
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!" rated it 4 years ago
If you enjoyed any of the following titles, then I think you will enjoy this book: *Secret Life of Bees *Saving CeeCee Honeycutt *The Help The story itself was multi-layered, and I read it for a book club discussion, which was indeed lively and interesting. One of the more interesting ones we've...
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