Fiction

Vinegar Girl Anne Tyler

VINEGAR GIRL is a modern day retelling of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew using a scientist's daughter for the protagonist. Our young hero is the object of her father's outrageous plan to marry her off to his assistant to prevent this brilliant immigrant from being deported. Fun ensues

 

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Clock Dance Anne Tyler

CLOCK DANCE is the story of an older woman finding meaning in her life when she flies across the country to attend to a woman and a child she's never met.

 

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Extraordinary Adventures Daniel Wallace

EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES introduces another unforgettable Southern character to rival Forrest Gump and Ignatius Reilly. Readers will root for Edsel Bronfman to conquer his loneliness and find true love. If you're looking for a feel-good pick-me-up, this is it!

 

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My Sunshine Away M. O. Walsh

MY SUNSHINE AWAY is a powerful debut novel set in a small Southern town after a young girl is attacked and many residents of the close-knit neighborhood are suspects.

 

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The Hidden Light of Northern Fires Daren Wang

THE HIDDEN LIGHT OF NORTHERN FIRES is a fictionalized account of the only secesssionist town north of the Mason Dixon Line. The story is fact based, historically correct, and concerns the author's actual family. The abolitionist and the fugitive follow a dangerous path and combine to make a page-turning read.

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Sing, Unburied, Sing Jesmyn Ward

SING, UNBURIED, SING introduces strong African-American characters who populate a farm on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This powerful story follows a young man who tries to cope although his grandmother is dying, his toddler sister needs his attention, and his drug-addicted mother occasionally shows up and disrupts life...

Secessia Kent Wascom

SECESSIA is a tale of greed, slavery and intrigue set in 1862 New Orleans, when the largest city in the confederacy is governed the Union's notorious General Benjamin "The Beast" Butler.

 

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The New Inheritors Kent Wascom

THE NEW INHERITORS is the story of a young artist and a well-heeled heiress during World War I in New Orleans, whose family strife and the tumult in the world around them threaten to tear them apart.

 

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Aliens in the Prime of their Lives Brad Watson

ALIENS IN THE PRIME OF THEIR LIVES shows with Brad Watson's magical grace and humor how alien we humans are to each other. Each story in this marvelous collection takes the reader from the feel of despair to the hope of a better world.

 

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Miss Jane Brad Watson

MISS JANE is a beautifully executed tribute to Brad Watson's great aunt who was born in early twentieth-century rural Mississippi with a genital birth defect. Despite nature's cruelty, the story has moments of erotica and romance.

 

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