Sweet Charity: A Short Story
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In this delightful eBook short story, Monica McInerney, internationally bestselling author of The Alphabet Sisters, returns to one of her warmest, wisest, and most memorable characters: the irrepressible Lola Quinlan, quick with a smile and spot of tea, who always has a generous dose of mischief up her sleeve.

Lola Quinlan’s small secondhand shop in the Clare Valley, Aust...more
ebook, 20 pages
Published August 13th 2012 by Ballantine Books (first published January 1st 2012)
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Sara
I've read and enjoyed most of Monica McInerney's books, so I was happy to find this short story by her featuring Lola from her book The Alphabet Sisters. Lola's keeping busy, working in a thrift shop and helping local teens find appropriately awful clothes for an upcoming dance. While there, she hears a boy's plan to humiliate some local girls and has to decide what to do.

This was such a quick read, and while I found Lola and her new friend charming, the actual "action" was pretty tame. The plot...more
Kerry
Just a pleasant (and free!) short story from an author I saw mentioned on a blog.

I enjoyed it a lot and liked the characters. I've got so many other things to read at the moment that I'm not rushing out to buy anything else by the author, but I'd be willing to try her books at some other time.

Nice.
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Monica McInerney is the internationally bestselling author of ten novels including The House of Memories, Lola's Secret, At Home with the Templetons, Family Baggage, The Alphabet Sisters and Those Faraday Girls (which was named the General Fiction Book of the Year in the 2008 Australian Book Industry Awards.) Her new novel, Hello from the Gillespies, will be published world-wide in late 2014.

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