Long time visitors to this site will remember posts in the past where we've gathered online mentions of The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat to share with you. Wonderful things are written about the novel all the time, here's a sampling of the items we've encountered just this week...
Daniel Goldin, proprietor of Boswell Book Company in Milwaukee (and an excellent blogger) mentioned The Supremes in an informative post on books connected to Indiana: If we're talking sweet, you should add a novel from last year, now out in paperback, which I really enjoyed, The Supremes at Earl's... You can read his post, along with descriptions of other interesting Indiana-related books if you click here!
The Fayetteville Observer in North Carolina reviewed the book on Monday (there are plot-spoilers, so you might not want to see this review if you haven't finished the book): ...another theme of the novel is people getting second chances...Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean return to the diner realizing that even after forty years, the Supremes have more living to do... Click here to read the full review.
Leaping to the other end of the U.S., The Portland Book Review provided their "take" on The Supremes this week: The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat is a beautiful story about the importance of female friendship. Get to know these dynamic women as they tackle first-love, marriage, motherhood, infidelity, heartbreak, racism, loss and redemption, all with the support of their very best friends. You can tackle their review if you click here!
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Yes, it is HAPPENING! Edward Kelsey Moore's award-winning, bestselling novel, The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat, has been optioned for film, in association with Fox Searchlight Pictures! The project is only in its beginning stages, and there are many pieces of the production package that will need to come together, but the process has begun! THIS is VERY exciting news!! Author Edward Kelsey Moore has this comment: I'm thrilled that Fox Searchlight has optioned the film rights for The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat. Readers have been incredibly kind and I'm overjoyed that their enthusiasm has resulted in the book finding a home at Fox. I know that the Supremes movie will be in great hands there.
The New York Times bestselling novel, The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat, takes us through a tumultuous year in the lives of Odette, Clarice and Barbara Jean, three middle-aged women from the (fictional) town of Plainview, Indiana... Click here for further description of the novel. The hardcover, first edition of the book was published in the U.S. in 2013, and the trade paperback in February 2014. The book has been translated and published in more than a dozen countries -- gaining positive critical reviews and making friends and fans around the world!
On Saturday, April 5th, E.K.M. will make a rare, southern California appearance at Literary Orange in sunny Irvine, California (which is in Orange County). The festival is described as: California’s premier literary event, bringing authors, readers and libraries together for a celebration of literature!
Edward Kelsey Moore will participate in a panel discussion called "Fiction: Novel Ideas" with two other authors, and before lunch he'll autograph books. Click here to visit the Literary Orange site.
Presented by O.C. Public Libraries, the eighth annual Literary Orange offers readers, writers, and fans the opportunity to listen and engage with an exciting array of authors, have books signed, ask questions, and learn about the writing process. Literary Orange 2014 will present keynote speakers Ann Hood and Marlo Thomas, along with 15 panel-discussions featuring more than three dozen authors, covering a variety of genres including Mystery, YoungAdult, Food, Media, Memoir, Poetry, and Romance. This daylong celebration of literature also includes morning refreshments, lunch, and dessert.
E.K.M. will give an author talk and book signing of The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat at Books & Co in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Free Admission! Drop by for a warmhearted evening of literary interest and fun! Copies of the new paperback edition will be available for purchase. For complete event details click here.