The Next Queen of Heaven by Gregory Maguire

It was funny how the world seemed smaller and less deliberately set on its pilings these days. How quickly things could change. One moment, Mom could be her old salt-of-the-earth self, Leontina Scales, running up potholders on her faithful Singer sewing machine with the treadle and the wheel to raise money for the Pentecostal missionaries… Continue reading The Next Queen of Heaven by Gregory Maguire