Life Is Short, But It's Wide
"Keep this book of short reads in a handy spot so Ann can help you replace a frown with a smile or a gloomy outlook with a full-bellied guffaw."
—Beth Williams, editor in chief of Pee Dee Magazine
"Ipock has captured the magical essence of the South Carolina Lowcountry and the heart of the Pawleys Island mystique in this uninhibited volume of wisdom and experience."
—Elizabeth Robertson Huntsinger, author of Ghosts of Georgetown
"Packed with two-minute escapes that will leave you smiling for hours."
—Joyce Dixon, Southern Scribe
"Whether we are hearing about Ann’s unspeakable accident…or her frustration with sticking to a budget…we can only think of one thing to say, 'Tell us more!'"
—Beth Jacks, editor, USA DeepSouth
"Ann’s humor is deeply rooted in the soil of her beloved South, and the words she uses to describe personal situations as are Southern as her drawl. This is Ann Ipock’s South. Welcome."
—Jesse Tullos, editor of Georgetown Times
"This is a fun read…[Ipock] is a sought-after speaker who captivates her audience with uncanny, hilarious, and often poignant tales."
"…[Ipock] playfully exploits the hubbub, capers, and hilarious happenings in the day-to-day grind…Filled with Southern charm and the soul of a true wordsmith, Ipock will waltz you through the South and tickle your heart on the journey."
"[These] are pleasant, gentle stories. They have an Erma Bombeck flavor, but without that Bombeck edge."
—The Sun News (Myrtle Beach)
"…[A] blend of humor, motivation, and inspiration…[Ann believes] life is a wacky party to be enjoyed to the fullest.
—South Carolina WOMAN Magazine
"Readers will have frequent flashes of self-recognition as well as things to ponder about the human condition. Ann is a free-spirited soul who gracefully portrays, with delicious insight, the humor to be found in everyday life."
"[Ipock] can turn even mundane situations into an entertaining story.
—Latitudes & Attitudes
"There’s something magical about the way Ann presents everyday events in her life.
—Nancy Rhyne, author Low Country Voices