Ya-Yas

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 670 ratings

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Publisher's Summary

Complete and unabridged, this is the must-have version, written and performed by Rebecca Wells and Judith Ivey.

When Vivi and Siddalee Walker, an unforgettable mother-daughter team, get into a savage fight over a New York Times article that refers to Vivi as a "tap-dancing child abuser", the fallout is felt from Louisiana to New York to Seattle. Siddalee, a successful theater director with a huge hit on her hands, panics and postpones her upcoming wedding to her lover and friend, Connor McGill. Vivi's intrepid gang of lifelong girlfriends, the Ya-Yas, sashay in and conspire to bring everyone back together.

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©1996 Rebecca Wells (P)2002 HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Book 1

    • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

    • By: Rebecca Wells
    • Narrated by: Judith Ivey
    • Length: 14 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 436
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 343

    When Vivi and Siddalee Walker, an unforgettable mother-daughter team, get into a savage fight over a New York Times article that refers to Vivi as a "tap-dancing child abuser", the fallout is felt from Louisiana to New York to Seattle. Siddalee, a successful theater director with a huge hit on her hands, panics and postpones her upcoming wedding to her lover and friend, Connor McGill. Vivi's intrepid gang of lifelong girlfriends, the Ya-Yas, sashay in and conspire to bring everyone back together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Fabulous Dahlin'

    • By Pamela on 04-12-10

    Regular price: $31.93

  • Book 2

    • Little Altars Everywhere

    • By: Rebecca Wells
    • Narrated by: Judith Ivey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    Told in the alternating voices of Vivi and her husband, Big Shep, along with Sidda, her siblings Little Shep, Lulu, Baylor, as well as the almost-but-not-quite family Cheney and Willetta, Wells embraces nearly 30 years of life on their plantation in Thornton, Louisiana, where the cloying air of the bayou and a web of family secrets at once shelters, traps, and defines an utterly original community of souls.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • PROFOUND AND ENDEARING

    • By Mireille on 01-09-10

    Regular price: $28.51

  • Book 3

    • Ya-Yas in Bloom

    • By: Rebecca Wells
    • Narrated by: Judith Ivey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    When four-year-old Teensy Whitman prisses one time too many and stuffs a big old pecan up her nose, she sets off the chain of events that lead Vivi, Teensy, Caro, and Necie to become true sister-friends. Ya-Yas in Bloom shows us the Ya-Yas in love and at war with convention.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very charming and entertaining

    • By Sarah on 08-06-17

    Regular price: $28.51