Southern Authors

The High Tide Club Mary Kay Andrews

THE HIGH TIDE CLUB is the story of a young lawyer hired by an elderly and mysterious millionaire to discuss a sensitive legal matter. When she shows up to the heiress' pink mansion, she's tasked with protecting an estate and reuniting the long-separated High Tide Club, even if the results maybe scandalous...or maybe...

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 is 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...

Wendell Berry Port William Novels & Stories: The Civil War To World War II Wendell Berry

WENDELL BERRY: PORT WILLIAM NOVELS & STORIES FROM THE CIVIL WAR TO WORLD WAR TWO delivers as the title suggests, novels and stories from the country's finest writer/farmer/environmentalist. These works run the gamut from serious, sober to hurt-your-tummy funny, clever. The Library of America only selects the best...

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 combines Rick's 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 recorded the ingredients needed for these delicious and unique meals - until now. Rick...

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. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for...