Gregory Maguire, author of The Next Queen of Heaven, on tour October 2010

Posted By on August 24, 2010

About The Next Queen of Heaven

• Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks (October 5, 2010)

With the new millennium approaching, the eccentric town of Thebes grows even stranger. Mrs. Leontina Scales begins speaking in tongues after being clocked by a Catholic statuette. Her daughter, Tabitha, and her sons scheme to save their mother or surrender her to Jesus—whatever comes first. Meanwhile, choir director Jeremy Carr, caught between lust and ambition, fumbles his way toward Y2K. The ancient Sisters of the Sorrowful Mysteries join with a gay singing group. The Radical Radiants battle the Catholics. A Christmas pageant goes horribly awry. And a child is born.

Only a modern master like Gregory Maguire could spin a tale as frantic, funny, and farcical as The Next Queen of Heaven.

About Gregory Maguire

Gregory Maguire is the bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, Lost, Mirror, Mirror, Matchless, Making Mischief, and the Wicked Years series that includes A Lion Among Men, Son of a Witch, and Wicked, now a beloved classic and the basis for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name. Maguire has lectured on art, literature, and culture both at home and abroad. He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

Visit Maguire at his website.

Gregory Maguire’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS

Tuesday, October 5th: Sara’s Organized Chaos

Thursday, October 7th: Raging Bibliomania

Tuesday, October 12th: Colloquium

Wednesday, October 13th: Booksie’s Blog

Thursday, October 14th: The Lost Entwife

Monday, October 18th: Dolce Bellezza

Wednesday, October 20th: In the Next Room

Thursday, October 21st: The Scholastic Scribe

Monday, October 25th: Fyrefly’s Book Blog

Wednesday, October 27th: Til We Read Again

Thursday, October 28th: All About {n}

Friday, October 29th: Reviews from the Heart


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