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{In praise of the hand-scrawled book review.}

In which a little girl goes to the principal's office, Ms. Ronda Rich recommends the hand-written review, there is a new book Mr. Rush Limbaugh really should read, and we mourn the passing of a great, great book man.

March 8, 2015

Dearest Readers,

It is a beautiful day here in South Carolina where her ladyship, the editor, is visiting the main offices of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (also known as Ms. Wanda Jewell's dining room table), in preparation for an upcoming trip to the Great American Bargain Book Show this weekend in Atlanta. But as much as she appreciates finally having a day of warmer, sunnier weather, the balmy spring breeze does carry a  lingering scent of sadness.

Yesterday she received the news that Mr. Tom Warner, the long time owner of Litchfield Books on Pawley's Island, South Carolina, had passed away at the age of 74. Another great bookman has gone to that library in the sky. (Or possibly, that golf course in the sky).

Read a book in his memory. Here are some of the books Tom has been recommending:


Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts

Great read for anyone interested in military strategy. Napoleon Bonaparte was the greatest of all time. 9780670025329

George Washington’s Secret Six

George Washington’s Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade

An informative read about a little known group of spies who were instrumental it:! helping George Washington win the American Revolution. 9781595231109

In the Kingdom of Ice

Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides

Great adventure story of exploration of the Arctic Pole in the 1870’s. 9780385535373

Read Independently! And shop local.

her ladyship, the editor

Lady Banks' Pick of the Week

Lady Banks' Commonplace Book

Noteworthy poetry and prose from her ladyship's bedside reading stack.

MosquitolandSeptember 1—afternoon

Dear Isabel,

As a member of the family, you have a right to know what’s going on. Dad agrees but says I should avoid “topics of sub­stance and despair.” When I asked how he propose I do this, seeing as our family is prone to substantial desperation, he rolled his eyes and flared his nostrils, like he does. The thing is, I’m incapable of fluff, so here goes. The straight dope, Mim-style. Filled to the brim with “topics of substance and despair.”

Just over a month ago, I moved from the greener pastures of Ashland, Ohio, to the dried-up wastelands of Jackson, Mississippi, with Dad and Kathy. During that time, it’s possible I’ve gotten into some trouble at my new school. Not trouble with a capital T , you understand, but this is a subtle distinction for adults once they’re determined to ruin a kid’s youth. My new principal is just such a man. He scheduled a conference for ten a.m., in which the malfeasance of Mim Malone would be the only point of order. Kathy switched her day shift at Denny’s so she could join Dad as a parental representative. I was in algebra II, watching Mr. Harrow carry on a romantic relationship with his polynomials, when my name echoed down the coral-painted hallways.

“Mim Malone, please report to Principal Schwartz’s office. Mim Malone to the principal’s office.

(Suffice it to say, I didn’t want to go, but the Loudspeaker summoned, and the Student responded, and ’twas always thus.)

The foyer leading into the principal’s office was dank, a suffocating decor of rusty maroons and browns. Inspirational posters were plastered around the room, boasting one-word encouragements and eagles soaring over purple mountain majesties.

I threw up a little, swallowed it back down.

“You can go on back,” said a secretary without looking up. “They’re expecting you.”

--David Arnold, Mosquitoland (Viking Books for Young Readers, March 2015)

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SIBA Book Award

The best in Southern Literature from the people who would know: Southern Indie Booksellers

The Cookbooks on the Long List

Blue Ribbon Baking from a Redneck Kitchen by Francine Bryson, Clarkson Potter, 9780804185783
BTC Old Fashioned Grocery Store Cookbook by Alexe Van Bueren, Clarkson Potter, 9780385345002
Down South: Bourbon, Pork, Gulf Shrimp & Second Helpings of Everything by Donald Link, Clarkson Potter, 9780770433185
Drink the Harvest by Nan Chase, Storey, 9781612121598
The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region by Marcie Cohen Ferris, UNC Press, 9781469617688
Good Catch: Recipes and Stories Celebrating the Best of Florida's Waters by Pam Brandon, University Press of Florida, 9780813060156
Heritage by Sean Brock, Artisan, 9781579654634
Pimento Cheese: The Cookbook by Perre Coleman Magness, St. Martin's, 9781250047298
The Southern Foodie's Guide to the Pig: A Culinary Tour of Fifty of the South's Best Restaurants and the Recipes That Made Them Famous by Chris Chamberlain, Thomas Nelson, 9781401605025
Southern Holidays by Debbie Moose, UNC Press, 9781469617893
The Southern Pantry Cookbook: 105 Recipes Already Hiding in Your Kitchen by Jennifer Chandler, Thomas Nelson, 9781401605216
Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook: Recipes and Stories to Celebrate the Bounty of the Moment by Nancy Vienneau, Thomas Nelson, 9781401605179

Blue Ribbon Baking from a Redneck Kitchen BTC Old Fashioned Grocery Store Cookbook Down South: Bourbon, Pork, Gulf Shrimp & Second Helpings of Everything Drink the Harvest The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region Good Catch: Recipes and Stories Celebrating the Best of Florida's Waters HeritageThe Southern Foodie's Guide to the Pig: A Culinary Tour of Fifty of the South's Best Restaurants and the Recipes That Made Them Famous Southern Holidays The Southern Pantry Cookbook: 105 Recipes Already Hiding in Your Kitchen Third Thursday Community Potluck Cookbook: Recipes and Stories to Celebrate the Bounty of the Moment

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Book & Author Gossip

If Holden Caulfield was a girl

MosquitolandKentucky resident David Arnold's debut young-adult novel "Mosquitoland" just got a rave review in Entertainment Weekly. It's easy to see why. This sharp, edgy yarn features one of the sharpest-tongued, funniest, heartbreaking and appealing characters this side of Holden Caulfield. Sixteen-year-old Mary Iris "Mim" Malone is not OK. Her parents divorced a year ago, and her mom moved out. Three months later, her dad married Kathy, the waitress from Denny's. After that, they uprooted from Ashland, Ohio, and moved to Jackson, Miss. – "Mosquitoland," in Mim's shorthand. Perhaps not surprisingly, Mim has developed an attitude and, despite being clearly bright, spends a lot of time in the principal's office. 9780451470775

The joys of hand-scrawled reviews

In Greenwood, I was distracted from a perusal of the books because of chatting with Jamie Kornegay, the owner whom I have known for years. In Oxford, though, I wandered in on a Sunday afternoon then spent a couple of hours browsing. There was a table of author-signed books and another with handwritten notes from the staff who recommended certain books with brief reviews. Those hand-scrawled reviews gave me pause to think. Fifteen years ago when my first book was published — and my author’s tour including a stop at Square in Oxford — those independent bookstores could make a first-time author a best-seller by “hand-selling” her book, which is recommending it to anyone looking for a good read.

Susan Gregg Gilmore coming to Dalton State Book Festival

The Funeral DressBook lovers are invited to hear Tennessee author Susan Gregg Gilmore speak on her latest novel, “The Funeral Dress,” March 18, at Dalton State’s sixth annual Book Festival. This annual literary festival celebrates authors from the South, including local authors. The Book Festival is hosted by Dalton State’s Roberts Library and made possible with support from the Dalton State Foundation to promote literacy and a lifelong love of reading.  “Susan came to our first book festival in 2010 and has been a great supporter of getting our book festival established,” said Lydia Knight, Director of Roberts Library. “She is an engaging and insightful speaker and I look forward to hearing her talk about her new novel, which is set in nearby Dunlap, Tenn.” 9780307886217

Not on Rush Limbaugh's nightstand

Welcome to BraggsvilleIt's unlikely that Welcome to Braggsville is sitting on Rush Limbaugh's nightstand. That being said, it probably should be. The latest of T. Geronimo Johnson's efforts, Braggsville is a completely unsettling, witty cultural criticism — and its release in the middle of Black History Month was no accident. The novel, which follows Southern-bred D'aron Davenport as he goes from Braggsville, Ga., to Berkeley, Calif., and back again, focuses on the issue of race relations with fine-tuned satire and clarity. D'aron, whose valedictorian status is the cherry on top of a long career as an outlier among peers who "don't understand," him is anxious to free himself of his small-town upbringing. D'aron's equally unsettled at the University of California, Berkeley, until he finds three eccentric comrades at a party gone wrong. Together, the "4 Little Indians" put their liberal education to use by actualizing a bit of political theater at the Civil War reenactment in D'aron's hometown. As readers may guess, the fresh-faced enthusiasm of the young protesters is met with adversity, and a shocking, well-executed twist. Despite these left-turn-no-blinker kinds of moments, Johnson manages to maintain the readers' trust by avoiding a dependency on emotional sway. In other words, the surprises engage readers rather than leaving them feeling manipulated by cheap plot tricks. 9780062302120

Choice, Consequence and Redemption

This Dark Road to MercySeveral months after Wiley Cash won a second Gold Dagger from the Crime Writers' Association—this one for his novel "This Dark Road to Mercy"—the North Carolina writer and that same novel are on the short list of finalists for an Edgar Allan Poe "Best Novel" award from the Mystery Writers of America. 9780062088253

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"One of the most unique narrative voices to show up in the world of young adult fiction. This book is genius." --John Corey Whaley

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Read This! Recommended Reading from Southern Booksellers

Okra Picks

From the Okra Picks

by David Arnold

MosquitolandI am a collection of oddities, a circus of neurons and electrons: my heart is the ringmaster, my soul is the trapeze artist, and the world is my audience. It sounds strange because it is, and it is, because I am strange.
After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim Malone is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the “wastelands” of Mississippi, where she lives in a medicated milieu with her dad and new stepmom. Before the dust has a chance to settle, she learns her mother is sick back in Cleveland.
So she ditches her new life and hops aboard a northbound Greyhound bus to her real home and her real mother, meeting a quirky cast of fellow travelers along the way. But when her thousand-mile journey takes a few turns she could never see coming, Mim must confront her own demons, redefining her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane.
Told in an unforgettable, kaleidoscopic voice, Mosquitoland is a modern American odyssey, as hilarious as it is heartbreaking.

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Recommended by Indie Booksellers


Orhan's InheritanceThe Daylight Marriage by Heidi Pitlor

Heidi Pitlor got it spot on with this book.  She combines the ability to interweave the intimate nuances of a complicated and faltering relationship with the commission of a vicious murder and moves between the two with great skill.  I couldn't put it down and didn't want it to end. If you like old Alfred Hitchcock movies you'll love this book. --Zora at Book Booker Bookstore, Gulfport, FL. 9781616203689




The Country of Ice Cream StarThe Country of Ice Cream Star by Sandra Newman (Ecco $26.99). Newman drops the reader into a small tribe of scavengers, hunting and thieving out a meager survival in the woods of Massachusetts, approximately 80 years after an unnamed plague has wiped out most of the U.S. population. The world Newman creates is original, richly detailed, and compellingly realized, including the patois in which the story is told. At turns violent, romantic, funny, and touching, The Country of Ice Cream Star wraps an exploration of power, American institutions, race, and human nature into a ripping, twisting, and turning post-apocalyptic tale that is epic in scope and achievement. —Matt Nixon, The Booksellers at Laurelwood, Memphis, TN 9780062227096

We Are PiratesWe Are Pirates: A Novel by Daniel Handler (Bloomsbury $26). From the mind behind Lemony Snicket comes this weird and wondrous novel, featuring a troubled teenage girl, her befuddled parents, an Alzheimer's-addled old man, and, of course, pirates. Handler plays it straight, until he doesn't, and demonstrates why he is one of the most playful, macabre, and beloved writers working today. --—Cody Morrison, Square Books, Oxford, MS 9781608196883

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Southern Indie Bestsellers

For the week ending March 1, 2014. Books on the Southern Indie Bestseller List that are southern in nature or have been recently recommended by southern indie booksellers.

- A STARS Author | Okra Pick! - A SIBA Okra Pick 
Titles in red are SIBA Book Award winners and finalists!
Printable versions: Hardcover | Paperback | Children.


1. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
2. A Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler, Knopf, $25.95, 9781101874271
3. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
4. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
5. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385537148
6. Trigger Warning
Neil Gaiman, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062330260
7. Mightier Than the Sword
Jeffrey Archer, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9781250034519
8. The Whites
Richard Price wrtiting as Harry Brandt, Holt, $28, 9780805093995
9. The Boston Girl
Anita Diamant, Scribner, $26, 9781439199350
10. Funny Girl
Nick Hornby, Riverhead, $27.95, 9781594205415
okra11. My Sunshine Away
M.O. Walsh, Putnam Adult, $26.95, 9780399169526

12. Descent
Tim Johnston, Algonquin, $25.95, 9781616203047
13. The First Bad Man
Miranda July, Scribner, $25, 9781439172568
14. Lucky Alan: And Other Stories
Jonathan Lethem, Doubleday, $24.95, 9780385539814
15. Hush Hush
Laura Lippman, Morrow, $26.99, 9780062083425


1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
2. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
3. H Is for Hawk
Helen MacDonald, Grove Press, $26, 9780802123411
4. Girl in a Band: A Memoir
Kim Gordon, Dey Street, $27.99, 9780062295897
5. Leaving Before the Rains Come
Alexandra Fuller, Penguin Press, $26.95, 9781594205866
6. Believer
David Axelrod, Penguin Press, $35, 9781594205873
7. Small Victories
Anne Lamott, Riverhead, $22.95, 9781594486296
8. Killing Patton
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard, Holt, $30, 9780805096682
9. Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
Roz Chast, Bloomsbury, $28, 9781608198061
10. The Motivation Manifesto
Brendon Burchard, Hay House, $19.99, 9781401948078
11. Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow, Golden Books, $9.99, 9780307977618
12. Make It Ahead
Ina Garten, Clarkson Potter, $35, 9780307464880
13. Our Only World: Eleven Essays
Wendell Berry, Counterpoint, $24, 9781619024885
14. The Teenage Brain
Frances E. Jensen, Amy Ellis Nutt, Harper, $27.99, 9780062067845
15. Daring Greatly
Brene Brown, Gotham, $26, 9781592407330


1. Still Alice
Lisa Genova, Gallery, $16, 9781501106422
2. Me Before You
Jojo Moyes, Penguin, $16, 9780143124542
3. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin, Algonquin, $14.95, 9781616204518
4. Redeployment
Phil Klay, Penguin, $16, 9780143126829
5. Fifty Shades Darker
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803498
6. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9780553418026
7. The Paris Architect
Charles Belfoure, Sourcebooks Landmark, $14.99, 9781402294150
8. Ruby
Cynthia Bond, Crown, $16, 9780804188241
9. Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline, Morrow, $14.99, 9780061950728
10. Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780804172073
11. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9781451689433
okra12. Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League
Jonathan Odell, Maiden Lane Press, $16, 9781940210049

13. The Rosie Project
Graeme Simsion, S&S, $15.99, 9781476729091
14. Fifty Shades Freed
E.L. James, Vintage, $15.95, 9780345803504
15. Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple, Back Bay, $14.99, 9780316204262


1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. Wild
Cheryl Strayed, Vintage, $15.95, 9781101873441
3. The Art of Having It All: A Woman's Guide to Unlimited Abundance
Christy Whitman, Tvguestpert, $15.95, 9780988585508
4. Unbroken
Laura Hillenbrand, Random House, $16, 9780812987119
5. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Morrow, $15.99, 9780062376336
6. Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062282712
7. Outliers
Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, $16.99, 9780316017930
8. Hyperbole and a Half
Allie Brosh, Touchstone, $19.99, 9781451666175
9. The Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls, Scribner, $16, 9780743247542
10. The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
Tilar J. Mazzeo, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780061791048
11. The Sixth Extinction
Elizabeth Kolbert, Picador USA, $16, 9781250062185
12. Night
Elie Wiesel, FSG, $9.95, 9780374500016
13. The Four Agreements
Don Miguel Ruiz, Amber-Allen, $12.95, 9781878424310
14. This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress
John Brockman, Harper Perennial, $15.99, 9780062374349
15. How to Travel the World on $50 a Day
Matt Kepnes, Perigee Books, $15, 9780399173288


1. To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, Grand Central, $8.99, 9780446310789
2. American Sniper
Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Harper, $9.99, 9780062376572
3. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
5. Outlander
Diana Gabaldon, Dell, $9.99, 9780553393699
6. A Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553593716
7. A Feast for Crows
George R.R. Martin, Bantam, $9.99, 9780553390568
8. Heart of Darkness and the Secret Sharer
Joseph Conrad, Signet Classics, $4.95, 9780451531032
9. The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank, Bantam, $7.99, 9780553577129
10. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342


1. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. The Book With No Pictures
B.J. Novak, Dial, $17.99, 9780803741713
4. Pat the Bunny
Dorothy Kunhardt, Golden, $9.99, 9780307120007
5. Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Harper, $18.99, 9780060254926
6. The Giving Tree
Shel Silverstein, Harper, $16.99, 9780060256654
7. The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Putnam, $10.99, 9780399226908
8. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
Dr.Suess, Random House, $8.99, 9780394800134
9. Home
Carson Ellis, Candlewick, $16.99, 9780763665296
10. Click, Clack, Peep!
Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illus.), Atheneum, $17.99, 9781481424110


1. Looking for Alaska (Special 10th Anniversary Edition)
John Green, Dutton, $19.99, 9780525428022
2. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278
3. Paper Towns
John Green, Speak, $9.99, 9780142414934
4. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Aladdin, $7.99, 9781416936473
5. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
6. Drama
Raina Telgemeier, Graphix, $10.99, 9780545326995
7. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
8. Brown Girl Dreaming
Jacqueline Woodson, Nancy Paulsen Books, $16.99, 9780399252518
9. The Fault in Our Stars
John Green, Speak, $12.99, 9780142424179
10. If I Stay
Gayle Forman, Speak, $10.99, 9780147514530


1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419711893
2. The Maze Runner
James Dashner, Delacorte, $10.99, 9780385385206
3. The Blood of Olympus (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Five)
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423146735
4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
5. The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner, Book 2)
James Dashner, Ember, $9.99, 9780385738767
6. The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, Book 3)
James Dashner, Delacorte, $9.99, 9780385738781
7. Four: A Divergent Collection
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $17.99, 9780062345219
8. Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, $19.99, 9780062024060
9. Princess Academy: The Forgotten Sisters
Shannon Hale, Bloomsbury, $17.99, 9781619634855
10. Dinosaurs Before Dark (Magic Tree House, #1)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $4.99, 9780679824114

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In This Issue

Special to the Southern List

Click on a book to purchase from a great indie bookstore! See the full Southern Indie Bestseller list here.

My Sunshine Away
Lucky Alan: And Other Stories
Hush Hush
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
The Motivation Manifesto
Make It Ahead
Our Only World: Eleven Essays
The Teenage Brain
Daring Greatly
Me Before You
The Paris Architect
The Great Gatsby
Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League
Fifty Shades Freed
Where'd You Go, Bernadette
The Art of Having It All: A Woman's Guide to Unlimited Abundance
Hyperbole and a Half
The Glass Castle
The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
The Four Agreements
This Idea Must Die: Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress
How to Travel the World on $50 a Day
The Catcher in the Rye
A Game of Thrones
A Feast for Crows
Heart of Darkness and the Secret Sharer
The Diary of a Young Girl
Animal Farm
The Giving Tree
Click, Clack, Peep!


Events at Southern Indie Bookstores

David Joy -Where All Light Tends to Go  (author appearance)
David Joy
03/12/2015, 07:00 pm
Regulator Bookshop
durham, NC

Attention all Civil War Enthusiasts  (author appearance)
Jeff Stayton
03/13/2015, 11:00 am
Horton's Books & Gifts
Carrollton, GA

Jeff Stayton Book Signing  (author appearance)
Jeff Stayton
03/13/2015, 11:00 am
Horton's Books & Gifts
Carrollton, GA

Free Book Friday  (other event)
03/13/2015, 10:00 am
Read it Again
Suwanee, GA

Book Signing with Linda Knowles  (author appearance)
Linda Knowles
03/14/2015, 01:00 pm
Bayou Book Company
Niceville, FL

Author Appearance  (author appearance)
Abassador Christopher Hill
03/17/2015, 06:00 pm
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

Running for Hope- The John Hope Franklin Young Scholars  (author appearance)
03/17/2015, 07:00 pm
Regulator Bookshop
durham, NC

Author Luncheon  (author appearance)
Mac Stone
03/18/2015, 11:00 am
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

Cat Warren -What the Dog Knows  (author appearance)
Cat Warren
03/18/2015, 07:00 pm
Regulator Bookshop
durham, NC

Leslie Jamison- The Empathy Exams  (author appearance)
Leslie Jamison
03/18/2015, 07:00 pm
Regulator Bookshop
durham, NC

Scott Ellsworth- The Secret Game  (author appearance)
Scott Ellsworth
03/19/2015, 07:00 pm
Motorco Music Hall

Boarding Pass to Murder  (book club)
Manuel Vazquez Montalban
03/19/2015, 05:00 pm
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

Author Appearance  (author appearance)
Ambassador Christopher Hill
03/19/2015, 06:00 pm
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

YA Book Club  (book club)
03/20/2015, 07:00 pm
Regulator Bookshop
durham, NC

Sawdust and Soul: A Conversation about Woodworking and Spirituality  (author appearance)
William Everett
03/21/2015, 03:00 pm
Blue Ridge Books & News
Waynesville, NC

Florida Fiction, Hurricanes and Bigfoot  (author appearance)
Rich McKee
03/23/2015, 06:00 pm
Copperfish Books
Punta Gorda

The Localist: Discussion and Book Signing with Carie Rollwagen  (author appearance)
Carrie Rollwagen
03/23/2015, 07:00 pm
Pomegranate Books
Wilmington, NC

Queering the YA: A Panel Discussion  (author appearance)
May-lee Chai
03/24/2015, 06:00 pm
Pomegranate Books
Wilmington, NC

Reading with Patricia Hampl at UNCW  (author appearance)
Patricia Hampl
03/24/2015, 07:00 pm
Pomegranate Books
Wilmington, NC

Author Appearance  (author appearance)
Randy Wayne White
03/28/2015, 07:00 pm
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

Latina Book Club discusses Ripper by Isabel Allende  (book club)
Isabel Allende
03/28/2015, 03:00 pm
Pomegranate Books
Wilmington, NC

Prose Local/Mic  (author appearance)
Kurt Landefeld
03/29/2015, 02:00 pm
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

“SAY WHAT?” Crafting Authentic Dialogue Workshop  (writers group)
Christine Moughamian
03/29/2015, 02:00 pm
Pomegranate Books
Wilmington, NC

First Friday Art Walk Book Signing with Karen Yankosky  (author appearance)
Karen Yankosky
04/03/2015, 05:00 pm
Page After Page Bookstore
Elizabeth City

Little Writer's Workshop  (other event)
04/04/2015, 10:30 am
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

Poetry Book Club  (book club)
Billy Collins
04/07/2015, 07:00 pm
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

Book Your Lunch with Cheryl and Griffith Day  (author appearance)
Cheryl and Griffith Day
04/08/2015, 12:00 pm
Fiction Addiction at Soby's
Greenville, SC

Poetry Local/Mic  (author appearance)
Doug Knowlton
04/12/2015, 02:00 pm
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

Ann B. Ross Talk and Signing  (author appearance)
Ann B. Ross
04/14/2015, 02:00 pm
Fiction Addiction
Greenville, SC

Boarding Pass to Murder  (book club)
Ian Hamilton
04/15/2015, 05:00 pm
Bookstore 1 Sarasota
Sarasota, FL

Jazz Writer/Photographer Ken Franckling  (author appearance)
Ken Franckling
04/30/2015, 06:00 pm
Copperfish Books

Authors Round the South

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