Southern Authors

Spring Fever Mary Kay Andrews

SPRING FEVER starts with Annajane Hudgens attending her ex-husband's wedding, and gets interesting from there.  In addition to the juicy story, the reader's taste buds can almost slurp Quixie Cherry Soda. This is a delicious, fun read.

 

 

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The Weekenders Mary Kay Andrews

THE WEEKENDERS contains Mary Kay Andrews' trademark humor and warmth, and finds Riley Griggs doing battle with a process server. Her husband is nowhere in sight. Friends come to the rescue, and hopefully all will be calm on Belle Isle again, soon.

 

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Pure Heart A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey Troylyn Ball

PURE HEART: A SPIRITED TALE OF GRACE is a truly amazing story of a determined mother of two special needs sons who surmounts every obstacle to become to become a highly successful distributer of legal moonshine. This one of the most inspiring books in the store.

 

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Lookaway, Lookaway Wilton Barnhardt

LOOKAWAY, LOOKAWAY is Southern satire at its finest. The protagonist is an unforgettable woman attempting to put back together a family coming apart.

 

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He Calls Me by Lightning: The Life of Caliph Washington and the Forgotten Saga of Jim Crow, Southern Justice, and the Death Penalty Jonathan Bass

HE CALLS ME BY LIGHTNING: THE LIFE OF CALIF WASHINGTON AND THE FORGOTTEN SAGA OF JIM CROW, SOUTHERN JUSTICE, AND THE DEATH PENALTY examines life for African-Americans in the deep South during Jim Crow days through the experiences of one black man. Every minute detail has been thoroughly researched and  factually...

The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table Rick Bragg

THE BEST COOK IN THE WORLD: TALES FROM MY MOMMA'S TABLE is Rick Bragg's best book. The James Beard Award winner and Pulitzer Prize winner has combined his iconic Southern storytelling with blue collar foods his family has been preparing for generations. Through more than one hundred and fifty years no one has ever...

The Most They Ever Had Rick Bragg

THE MOST THEY EVER HAD is Rick Bragg's powerful collection of stories of the people of Appalachia who eked out their hard-scrabble living working in the mills and existing in the mill towns.

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Go Set a Watchman (Harper Lee tribute by Rick Bragg) Rick Bragg

GO SET A WATCHMAN is actually an early draft of To Kill a Mockingbird. it is set a generation later and gives the reader a clear picture of the prejudices of the South during these trying times.   

 

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Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story Rick Bragg

JERRY LEE LEWIS: HIS OWN STORY was researched while Rick Bragg spent the better part of two summers with Jerry Lee getting his complete life story in a one-on-one conversation conducted mostly in the superstar's bedroom. This is the first opportunity readers have to understand what really happened as Jerry Lee explains...

My Bookstore Rick Bragg

MY BOOKSTORE: WRITERS CELEBRATE THEIR FAVORITE PLACES TO BROWSE, READ AND SHOP was a collaborative effort by Ronald Rice (editor), Richard Russo (introduction), Leif Parsons (illustrator), and dozens of Americas finest authors writing about their favorite bookstores. We are proud to have been included and that Rick...