In an effort to be proactive, Shannon embarks upon a feng shui-inspired campaign to make room in her life for a futureor at least the hope of one. She joins group therapy (to meet new people), accepts blind dates (hey, you never know), and even gives organized religion a go (with mixed results). Of course, surprises await her in the struggle against anxietyand from some unlikely sources.
With encore performances by Shannons mother, Flo (called "one of the great moms of American fiction" by Garrison Keillor), and other indelible characters from Welcome to My Planet, Children of God Go Bowling is the heroic, heartbreaking, hilarious story of a woman making her life happen when it didnt quite happen for her....Continua
FUNNY! FUNNY! I literally spit food out of my mouth reading this. I still can't drive up to a McDonalds drive thru without thinking of this book. Its a great single woman's even a tied down married ladies book. We've all been here done that and this book really puts some humor on the everyday life of a dating woman....Continua