Swine Not? (2008) In Swine Not? Pastry chef Ellie McBride moves her family — and their pet pig, who narrates — from Tennessee to a New York hotel.… 2008-05-13 Comic Novels Fiction Little Brown & Company
Book Review

Swine Not? (2008)

EW's GRADE
C+

Details Release Date: May 13, 2008; Writer: Jimmy Buffett; Genres: Comic Novels, Fiction; Publisher: Little Brown & Company

In Swine Not? Pastry chef Ellie McBride moves her family — and their pet pig, who narrates — from Tennessee to a New York hotel. The problem? A ''No Exotic Pets Allowed'' policy.

Music Biz Plot Point
The hotel's guests include fictionalized Disney Channel performer-turned-pop megastar ''Royal T.''

Lowdown
Easily pleased children may devour this fatty yarn from ''Margaritaville'' singer Jimmy Buffett. Adults might prefer a bacon sandwich. C+

Originally posted May 16, 2008 Published in issue #992-993 May 23, 2008 Order article reprints