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Things Get Weird in Whistlestop
2020 FAPA President's Book Awards Winner - General Fiction (Silver) My hometown had a ghost, as every small town should. If you can imagine William Faulkner penning an episode of The Twilight Zone, you'll have an inkling of what Julie Carpenter has created in Whistlestop - a town that reflects modern America in a funhouse mirror of disorienting familiarity. From subtly crafted ghost stories to allegorical magical realism, the folks of Whistlestop will welcome you in for tea and cookies and a hefty dose of small-town weirdness that is society today.