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{On family photographs and stories yet to be told.}

In which Mr. Paul Lisicky likes Flannery O'Connor's sense of humor, a bookseller is baffled by the absurdity of everyday life, and Ms. Regina Mason discovers how the past makes itself felt in the present.

January 24, 2016

In This Issue

Lady Banks' Commonplace Book | Read This! | Okra Picks | The Trailer Park | Book and Author Gossip | Author 2 Author | STARS Author Feature | Special to the Southern List | Southern Indie Bestsellers | Event Calendar


Dearest Readers,

When her ladyship, the editor's mother comes to visit next month, she will be bringing with her a box of old family photographs her ladyship has promised to scan so that the family can begin the work of identifying the people in the pictures. Among the collection is a mysterious postcard-- a copy of an old daguerreotype -- of a young man in the uniform of Union soldier. 

It was a most unexpected and confounding discovery, because the young man is clearly from the Mennonite side of her ladyship's family -- part of the extensive clan that settled in Ohio and many of whom are still there now. It goes without saying that while they were abolitionists, they were also quite certainly pacifists. It never occurred to any of the family that there might be ancestors who actually fought in the Civil War.  So who was this young man? How did he come to defy his family and his beliefs and enlist? Did he survive the war? Who did he leave behind? 

OrangesIt is a strange and wonderful and sometimes heartbreaking thing, how an artifact from the past can reach out and grasp us here in the present. Regina Mason discovered so when her 5th grade teacher gave her a simple school assignment: connect with your country of origin. Regina went home to ask her mother where they were from. As it turned out, they were from slaves. Regina's great-great-great-grandfather was a runaway slave named William Grimes who wrote what is now considered the first fugitive slave narrative, in 1825.  9780195343328

Regina Mason would eventually republish the narrative of William Grimes: 

"So often we're told, 'Forget about slavery. That happened so long ago. Get over it,' " she says. "But when you do a genealogy search ... to find these people, to understand how they lived and how they died and how oppressed they were, the reality hits you."

The past is never, ever past.

Read independently! And shop local, for obvious reasons.


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.

The Feathered BoneAcross the waterfront patio, a brass band pipes through scratchy speakers. Potted palm trees dance in the breeze. From the river, a dull horn bellows, causing our students to roar. The raucous tourist swings by again, her cape whipping wildly, her cheeks all aglitter. While this scene might be expected during Mardi Gras, it’s unusual for a Friday morning in October.

My daughter shuffles through the crowd, staying close to her best friend, Sarah. A heavyweight redhead wearing dollar-store fangs jumps in front of them with a deep and masculine “Boo!” Ellie startles, and the jokester jolts away, laughing. This leaves our students wide-eyed, the chaperones on edge.

“Let’s go ahead and get the children back inside,” Miss Henderson instructs. She is young and not yet burned out from the never-ending demands of public education. Even now she remains pleasant as she taps one of her more rambunctious students on the shoulder, nudging him down from the railing where he’s at risk of falling into the dangerous currents.

“Girls?” Beth and I both call for our daughters. In response, Sarah and Ellie skip into line, their arms laced together, their steps in sync. As they prance beneath a strand of purple and green party lights, Sarah’s blond hair catches a glow, exaggerating her angelic complexion. Her innocent blue eyes twinkle with a sort of naïve joy not normally associated with raucous Bourbon Street celebrations. I whisper to Beth, “She could model for American Girl dolls.”

“They’re both beautiful.” Raelynn drags behind. “The only problem is, which one will get to marry my Nate?”

--Julie Cantrell, The Feathered Bone (Thomas Nelson, 2016) 

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Read This!


Recommended reading from Southern Indie Booksellers

From Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, NC

The Guest RoomFrom René: The Guest Room by Chris Bohjalian (out Jan. 5, Doubleday $25.95). If you enjoy a book with unexpected twists and turns, Chris Bohjalian is an author you will want to read. His latest book is about the consequences of a good family man's decision to host a bachelor party for his wilder, younger brother. The story keeps us guessing but also leads us to think about important issues. It has garnered high praise from both Charles Frazier—"Pulses quick as a page-turner, but its concerns run deep...", and Geraldine Brooks—"Bohjalians deftness as a story teller is on full display here." I join them!

 

NimonaTwo from Cary: Nimona by Noelle Stevenson (HarperTeen $12.99). This is the best graphic novel I've read all year! Nimona is funny, bold, irreverent, and full of surprises. Both simple and rich, I enjoyed reading it even more the second time. Suitable for teens and up and up. Enjoy! 

 

Poorly Drawn LinesPoorly Drawn Lines: Good Ideas and Amazing Stories by Reza Farazmand (Plume $18). Quirky, dark, cute, existential, and absolutely hilarious. I laugh out loud every time I pick up this book. If you are often baffled by the absurdity of everyday life, (or if a bird has ever given you the bird) then this one is for you. 

 

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Okra Picks


Okra Picks

 

A Mysterious Life & CallingFeathers no matter what size or shape or color are all the same, if you think about them. They're soft. Delicate. But the secret thing about feathers is . . . they are very strong.

In the pre-Katrina glow of New Orleans, Amanda Salassi is anxious about chaperoning her daughter's sixth grade field trip to the Big Easy during Halloween. And then her worst fears come true. Her daughter's best friend, Sarah, disappears amid the magic and revelry gone, without a trace.

Unable to cope with her guilt, Amanda's daughter sinks in depression. And Amanda's husband turns destructive as he watches his family succumb to grief. Before long, Amanda's whole world has collapsed.

Amanda knows she has to save herself before it's too late. As she continues to search for Sarah, she embarks on a personal journey, seeking hope and purpose in the wake of so much tragedy and loss.

Set amidst the murky parishes of rural Louisiana and told through the eyes of two women who confront the darkest corners of humanity with quiet and unbreakable faith, The Feathered Bone is Julie Cantrell's master portrait of love in a fallen world.

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Margaret Maron at Bouchercon

Long Upon teh Land

A 2016 Caldecott Honor Book and Coretta Scott King (Illustrator) Award Winner

Hailing from the Treme neighborhood in New Orleans, Troy Trombone Shorty Andrews got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest.

Along with esteemed illustrator Bryan Collier, Andrews has created a lively picture book autobiography about how he followed his dream of becoming a musician, despite the odds, until he reached international stardom. "Trombone Shorty" is a celebration of the rich cultural history of New Orleans and the power of music.

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Book & Author Gossip

The Life of William GrimesAncestry search led to escaped slave

When she was in fifth grade, Regina Mason received a school assignment that would change her life: to connect with her country of origin. That night, she went home and asked her mother where they were from. "She told me about her grandfather who was a former slave," Mason tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. "And that blew me away, because I'm thinking, 'Slavery was like biblical times. It wasn't just a few generations removed.' " 

Paul Lisicky on Flannery O'Connor

The Narrow DoorI didn’t have to train myself to love Flannery O’Connor back when I first encountered her work in a creative-writing workshop. She wasn’t an acquired taste, such as Jane Bowles or Virginia Woolf, writers whom I came to love after several tries. Instantly I got O’Connor’s irreverence, her vitality, her play, her infatuation with human absurdity: snobbery, complacency—all of it. She was a writer who sounded like she was having fun. Bleak fun, to be sure. I could just picture her cracking herself up in front of the typewriter.

 

Coconut Cowboy

Coconut CowboyIn “Coconut Cowboy,” Serge and Coleman find themselves on the strangest adventure yet: completing Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper’s quest for the American dream a la “Easy Rider.” According to a press release from Megan Schumann, Dorsey’s publicist, readers can expect nothing less than madness, mayhem, ingenious homicides and mind-altering pharmaceuticals when Serge and Coleman’s path intersects with the Sunshine State’s hyper-dysfunctional rusticity.

 

Fallen Land is brutally poetic

Fallen LandI could read only one story a day; each was so disturbing, so haunting. And the writing was tight, powerful, often poetic, always piercing. One has the same experience in the novel, but here the entire atmosphere is elemental, and the naturalistic surface finally dissolves into the mythic.  9781250077974

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Meet Shana Thornton

Shana ThorntonShana Thornton is an admirer of life's simplicities, but she chose to be a writer, a profession that complicates everything if you tell people. And, complications in tow, Shana has to claim her profession like anyone else. She wants to travel as often as possible with her husband and two daughters, but she reads and writes more than anything. Luckily, her daughters like books, libraries, and notebooks. Poke Sallet Queen and the Family Medicine Wheel (March 2015) is her second novel. Shana earned a Master's in English from Austin Peay State University. She served as Editor-in-Chief for hercircleezine.com, a women's online magazine dedicated to arts and activism. She has written artist and author interviews as well as fiction and features. Multiple Exposure was her first novel.

Poke Sallet QueenPoke Sallet Queen and the Family Medicine Wheel

When Robin Ballard takes a writing course in college, she goes searching for answers about her homeless father and wanders into the secret lives of her relatives as they gradually reveal their personal histories. Set in Nashville and the surrounding rural towns, Poke Sallet Queen and the Family Medicine Wheel offers a look into the superstitions and changes of a middle Tennessee family from the 1920s to the 21st century. Based on novel events, homework assignments, old magic recipes, drunken revelries, senile remembrances, midnight songs, some tall tales, some folk tales, and the lost journals, Robin Ballard tells a "true" Tennessee family history.​

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Southern Indie Bestsellers

For the week ending January 17. 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.

The Southern Indie Bestseller List, as brought to you by IndieBound and SIBA, for the week ended Sunday, January 17, 2016. Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and IndieBound. For an independent bookstore near you, visit IndieBound.org.

HARDCOVER FICTION

1. My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout, Random House, $26, 9781400067695
2. The Nightingale
Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's, $27.99, 9780312577223
3. All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr, Scribner, $27, 9781476746586
4. The Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins, Riverhead, $26.95, 9781594633669
5. Rogue Lawyer
John Grisham, Doubleday, $28.95, 9780385539432
6. Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff, Riverhead, $27.95, 9781594634475
7. The Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende, Atria, $28, 9781501116971
8. Scandalous Behavior
Stuart Woods, Putnam, $28, 9780399174681
9. American Housewife
Helen Ellis, Doubleday, $24, 9780385541039
10. The Guest Room
Chris Bohjalian, Doubleday, $25.95, 9780385538893
11. The Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George, Crown, $25, 9780553418774
12. The Girl in the Spider's Web
David Lagercrantz, Knopf, $27.95, 9780385354288
13. The Guilty
David Baldacci, Grand Central, $28, 9781455586424
14. The Bone Labyrinth
James Rollins, Morrow, $27.99, 9780062381644
15. Rules for a Knight
Ethan Hawke, Knopf, $18, 9780307962331

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $16.99, 9781607747307
2. When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi, Random House, $25, 9780812988406
3. Spark Joy
Marie Kondo, Ten Speed Press, $18.99, 9781607749721
4. Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Spiegel & Grau, $24, 9780812993547
5. Being Mortal
Atul Gawande, Metropolitan, $26, 9780805095159
6. Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger, Sentinel, $27.95, 9781591848066
7. Big Magic
Elizabeth Gilbert, Riverhead, $24.95, 9781594634710
8. Dead Wake
Erik Larson, Crown, $28, 9780307408860
9. My Southern Journey: True Stories from the Heart of the South
Rick Bragg, Oxmoor House, $27.95, 9780848746391
10. Gratitude
Oliver Sacks, Knopf, $17, 9780451492937
11. Thing Explainer
Randall Munroe, Houghton Mifflin, $24.95, 9780544668256
12. M Train
Patti Smith, Knopf, $25, 9781101875100
13. Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge
Antony Beevor, Viking, $35, 9780670025312
14. The Wright Brothers
David McCullough, S&S, $30, 9781476728742
15. Notorious RBG
Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik, Dey Street, $19.99, 9780062415837

TRADE PAPERBACK FICTION

1. My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $17, 9781609450786
2. The Revenant
Michael Punke, Picador USA, $16, 9781250101198
3. The Buried Giant
Kazuo Ishiguro, Vintage, $16, 9780307455796
4. Euphoria
Lily King, Grove Press, $16, 9780802123701
5. Brooklyn
Colm Toibin, Scribner, $15, 9781501106477
6. A Brief History of Seven Killings
Marlon James, Riverhead, $17, 9781594633942
7. A Man Called Ove
Fredrik Backman, Washington Square Press, $16, 9781476738024
8. Ready Player One
Ernest Cline, Broadway, $14, 9780307887443
9. Descent
Tim Johnston, Algonquin, $15.95, 9781616204778
10. The Story of a New Name
Elena Ferrante, Europa Editions, $18, 9781609451349
11. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $15, 9781101903582
12. The Paris Architect
Charles Belfoure, Sourcebooks Landmark, $14.99, 9781402294150
13. The Great Gatsby
F.Scott Fitzgerald, Scribner, $15, 9781451689433
14. The Goldfinch
Donna Tartt, Back Bay, $20, 9780316055444
15. The Song of Hartgrove Hall
Natasha Solomons, Plume, $16, 9780147517593

TRADE PAPERBACK NONFICTION

1. The Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown, Penguin, $17, 9780143125471
2. The Big Short
Michael Lewis, Norton, $15.95, 9780393353150
3. The Mindfulness Coloring Book
Emma Farrarons, Experiment, $9.95, 9781615192823
4. The Devil in the White City
Erik Larson, Vintage, $16, 9780375725609
5. We Should All Be Feminists
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Anchor, $7.95, 9781101911761
6. Lost Ocean
Johanna Basford, Penguin, $16.95, 9780143108993
7. Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow, Penguin, $20, 9780143034759
8. I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai, Back Bay, $16, 9780316322423
9. The Mindfulness Coloring Book: Volume Two
Emma Farrarons (Illus.), Experiment, $9.95, 9781615193028
10. 13 Hours
Mitchell Zuckoff, Twelve, $16.99, 9781455538447
11. Just Mercy
Bryan Stevenson, Spiegel & Grau, $16, 9780812984965
12. In the Heart of the Sea
Nathaniel Philbrick, Penguin, $17, 9780143126812
13. You Are a Badass
Jen Sincero, Running Press, $16, 9780762447695
14. The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America
Jonathan Tasini, Chelsea Green, $14, 9781603586672
15. The New Jim Crow
Michelle Alexander, The New Press, $19.95, 9781595586438

MASS MARKET

1. The Martian
Andy Weir, Broadway, $9.99, 9781101905005
2. 1984
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451524935
3. Lord of the Flies
William Golding, Perigee, $9.99, 9780399501487
4. The Catcher in the Rye
J.D. Salinger, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316769488
5. The 6th Extinction
James Rollins, Morrow, $9.99, 9780061785696
6. Animal Farm
George Orwell, Signet, $9.99, 9780451526342
7. The Patriot Threat
Steve Berry, Minotaur, $9.99, 9781250058447
8. Gray Mountain
John Grisham, Dell, $9.99, 9780345543257
9. The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcolm X, Alex Haley, Ballantine, $7.99, 9780345350688
10. Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck, Penguin, $11, 9780140177398

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED

1. Love From the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Grosset & Dunlap, $8.99, 9780448489322
2. Goodnight Moon
Margaret Wise Brown, Clement Hurd (Illus.), Harper, $8.99, 9780694003617
3. The Day the Crayons Came Home
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $18.99, 9780399172755
4. Last Stop on Market Street
Matt De La Pena, Christian Robinson (Illus.), Putnam, $16.99, 9780399257742
5. The Day the Crayons Quit
Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illus.), Philomel, $17.99, 9780399255373
6. Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illus.), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $6.99, 9780547248288
7. Trombone Shorty
Troy Andrews, Bryan Collier (Illus.), Abrams, $17.95, 9781419714658
8. Waiting
Kevin Henkes, Greenwillow, $17.99, 9780062368430
9. Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear
Lindsay Mattick, Sophie Blackall (Illus.), Little Brown, $18, 9780316324908
10. On the Night You Were Born
Nancy Tillman, Feiwel & Friends, $7.99, 9780312601553

CHILDREN'S INTEREST

1. Harry Potter Coloring Book
Scholastic, $15.99, 9781338029994
2. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer
Rick Riordan, Hyperion, $19.99, 9781423160915
3. Star Wars: The Force Awakens Visual Dictionary
Pablo Hidalgo, DK Publishing, $19.99, 9781465438164
4. The Giver
Lois Lowry, Harcourt, $9.99, 9780544340688
5. Charlotte's Web
E.B. White, HarperTrophy, $7.99, 9780064400558
6. Wonder
R.J. Palacio, Knopf, $16.99, 9780375869020
7. Roller Girl
Victoria Jamieson, Dial, $12.99, 9780803740167
8. Hatchet
Gary Paulsen, Aladdin, $7.99, 9781416936473
9. The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate, Patricia Castelao (Illus.), Harper, $7.99, 9780061992278
10. The Isle of the Lost
Melissa de la Cruz, Disney/Hyperion, $17.99, 9781484720974

CHILDREN'S FICTION SERIES TITLES

1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419717017
2. The 5th Wave
Rick Yancey, Speak, $10.99, 9780147519085
3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
J.K.Rowling, Scholastic, $10.99, 9780590353427
4. Balto of the Blue Dawn (Magic Tree House, #54)
Mary Pope Osborne, Sal Murdocca (Illus.), Random House, $12.99, 9780553510850
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9780810994737
6. Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs, Quirk, $10.99, 9781594746031
7. The Mysterious Benedict Society
Trenton Lee Stewart, Little Brown, $8.99, 9780316003957
8. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Harry Potter)
Newt Scamander, Arthur A. Levine Books, $9.99, 9780545850568
9. Escaping Peril (Wings of Fire, Book 8)
Tui T. Sutherland, Scholastic, $16.99, 9780545685443
10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever
Jeff Kinney, Amulet, $13.95, 9781419702235

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Special to the Southern List

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


Scandalous Behavior American Housewife The Guest Room The Little Paris Bookshop Shinewidth= The Bone Labyrinth Rules for a Knight Dead Wake My Southern Journey Ardennes 1944 The Wright Brothers Ready Player One The Paris Architect The Great Gatsby The Goldfinch The Song of Hartgrove Hall The Devil in the White City I am Malala The Mindfulness Coloring Book: Volume Two Just Mercy The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America The New Jim Crow 1984 Lord of the Flies” width= The Catcher in the Rye The 6th ExtinctionAnimal Farm The Autobiography of Malcolm XOf Mice and MenLast Stop on Market StreetTrombone ShortyOn the Night You Were Born Charlotte's Web Hatchet The Isle of the Lost


Events

Events at Southern Indie Bookstores

authors all around the south!

León Febres-Cordero - El teléfono de García Lorca - Gables  (author appearance)
León Febres-Cordero | 01/28/2016, 06:30 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Janice Y. K. Lee - The Expatriate - Gables  (author appearance)
Janice Y K Lee | 01/28/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Tim Dorsey  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 01/28/2016, 07:00 pm | Inkwood Books | Tampa, FL

Karen White, Beatriz Williams & Lauren Willig - The Forgotten Room  (author appearance)
Karen White | 01/28/2016, 06:30 pm | FoxTale Book Shoppe | Woodstock, GA

LINDSAY STARCK presents NOAH'S WIFE  (author appearance)
Linsday Starck | 01/28/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

WORKS IN TRANSLATION BOOK CLUB discusses NAZI LITERATURE IN THE AMERICAS  (book club)
01/28/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Book Signing: Taylor Brown - Fallen Land  (author appearance)
Taylor Brown | 01/28/2016, 07:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Jay Williams - Life Is Not An Accident  (author appearance)
Jay Williams | 01/28/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Spanish Writers  (writers group)
01/28/2016, 06:30 pm | Joe's Place | Greenville, SC

Calming the Chaos Workshop & Booksigning with Jackie Woodside  (author appearance)
Jackie Woodside | 01/28/2016, 06:30 pm | Booksellers at Laurelwood | Memphis, TN

Music Critic Rashod Ollison Presents His Memoir Soul Serenade at Steady Sounds  (author appearance)
Rashod Ollison | 01/28/2016, 06:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

Tim Dorsey  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 01/29/2016, 05:00 pm | Book Swap of Carrollwood | Tampa, FL

Liane Sangollo - SOS Love - Gables  (author appearance)
Liane Sangollo | 01/29/2016, 06:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Chaos, Dictatorship and Rebirth - Gables  (author appearance)
Katia D. Ulysse | 01/29/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Lindsay Starck launches her debut novel Noah's Wife  (author appearance)
Lindsay Starck | 01/29/2016, 07:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

Carol Wall's husband Dick Wall – Mr. Owita’s Guide to Gardening  (author appearance)
01/29/2016, 11:00 am | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Pre-School Story Time: Kathy McGougan & Buddy the Dog  (author appearance)
Kathy McGougan | 01/29/2016, 10:30 am | The Country Bookshop | Southern Pines, NC

First Draft Open Mic Reading Series  (writers group)
01/29/2016, 07:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Rashod Ollison- Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl  (author appearance)
Rashod Ollison | 01/29/2016, 07:00 pm | Prince Books | Norfolk, VA

Susan Meissner - Stars Over Sunset Boulevard  (author appearance)
Susan Meissner | 01/30/2016, 01:00 pm | FoxTale Book Shoppe | Woodstock, GA

Byron Ballard Presents Her New Book of Hillfolks’ Hoodoo  (author appearance)
Byron Ballard | 01/30/2016, 03:00 pm | City Lights Bookstore | Sylva, NC

Book Signing: Glenn Schaefer - Oh! You're One Of Those People  (author appearance)
Glenn Schaefer | 01/30/2016, 11:00 am | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

David Frauenfelder - The Staff and the Shield  (author appearance)
David Frauenfelder | 01/30/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Al Watson  (other event)
01/30/2016, 06:30 pm | Joe's Place | Greenville, SC

Daymond John - The Power of Broke - Gables  (author appearance)
Daymond John | 01/31/2016, 06:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Jeremy Taylor -Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine  (author appearance)
Jeremy Taylor | 01/31/2016, 04:30 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Tim Dorsey  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/01/2016, 06:00 pm | Vero Beach Book Center | Vero Beach, FL

Graphic Novel Book Club: SET TO SEA by Drew Weing and SECRET SCIENCE ALLIANCE by Eleanor Davis  (book club)
02/01/2016, 06:15 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

LGBTQ BOOK CLUB discusses INTERSEX  (book club)
02/01/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Frank Lentricchia - The Morelli Thing  (author appearance)
Frank Lentricchia | 02/01/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Watt Key  (author appearance)
Watt Key | 02/02/2016, 06:00 pm | Page & Palette | Fairhope, AL

Book Club -- The Plover  (book club)
02/02/2016, 06:00 pm | Copperfish Books, LLC | Punta Gorda, FL

Reed Farrel Coleman Book Signing  (author appearance)
Reed Farrel Coleman | 02/02/2016, 07:00 pm | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

UNC Humanities Great Books Reading Group: Persuasion by Jane Austen with Jennifer Ho  (book club)
02/02/2016, 10:00 am | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

CURRENT EVENTS BOOK CLUB discusses UNSTOPPABLE  (book club)
02/02/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

WILD BOOK CLUB discusses PASSING and QUICKSAND  (book club)
02/02/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Book Launch: Brendan Reichs & Kathy Reichs - Trace Evidence  (author appearance)
Kathy and Brendan Reichs | 02/02/2016, 07:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Lindsay Starck -Noah's Wife  (author appearance)
Lindsay Starck | 02/02/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Writers' Night Out  (writers group)
02/02/2016, 06:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Jeff Crook signs The Covenant  (author appearance)
Jeff Crook | 02/02/2016, 06:30 pm | Booksellers at Laurelwood | Memphis, TN

Author event with Ruta Sepetys author of Salt to the Sea  (author appearance)
Ruta Sepetys | 02/02/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

David Coogan in Discussion about Writing Our Way Out: Memoirs from Jail  (author appearance)
David Coogan | 02/02/2016, 06:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

CHRISTINE CARBO author of THE WILD INSIDE  (author appearance)
Christine Carbo | 02/03/2016, 06:00 pm | Inkwood Books | Tampa, FL

Club Nova presents a discussion of Elin Widdifield's Behind the Wall  (book club)
02/03/2016, 06:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

AUTISM BOOK CLUB discusses THE OBSESSIVE JOY OF AUTISM  (book club)
02/03/2016, 01:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

MALAPROP'S BOOK CLUB discusses ANNA KARENINA  (book club)
02/03/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Book Signing: Lawrence M. Schoen - Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard  (author appearance)
Lawrence M. Schoen | 02/03/2016, 07:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Travis Mulhauser - Sweetgirl  (author appearance)
Travis Mulhauser | 02/03/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Elizabeth McKenzie - The Portable Veblen  (author appearance)
Elizabeth McKenzie | 02/03/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Taylor Brown Presents His Glorious Civil War Odyssey: Fallen Land  (author appearance)
Taylor Brown | 02/03/2016, 02:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

Rafael Baralt - Identidad compartida - Gables  (author appearance)
Rafael Baralt | 02/04/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Lawrence M. Schoen discusses his new novel Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard  (author appearance)
Lawrence M. Schoen | 02/04/2016, 07:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

Jim & Mary Angelo - I Found Someone to Play With  (author appearance)
02/04/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Historian Edward Lengel Presents First Entrepreneur: How George Washington Built His--And the Nation's--Prosperity  (author appearance)
Edward Lengel | 02/04/2016, 06:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

Meet Author Gavriel Savit: ANNA AND THE SWALLOW MAN  (author appearance)
Gavriel Savit | 02/05/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Author Gavriel Savit: ANNA AND THE SWALLOW MAN  (author appearance)
Gavriel Savit | 02/05/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Lawrence M. Schoen - Barsk  (author appearance)
Lawrence M. Schoen | 02/05/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Travis Mulhauser - Sweetgirl  (author appearance)
Travis Mulhauser | 02/05/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Veronica Cervera - La cocina Cubana de Vero - Gables  (author appearance)
Veronica Cervera | 02/06/2016, 06:30 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Tim Dorsey  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/06/2016, 06:00 pm | Muse Book Shop | Deland, FL

Author Gail Karwoski: THE WEDDING HEARD 'ROUND THE WORLD: America's First Gay Marriage  (author appearance)
Gail Karwoski | 02/06/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Author Gail Karwoski: THE WEDDING HEARD 'ROUND THE WORLD: America's First Gay Marriage  (author appearance)
Gail Karwoski | 02/06/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

RESCHEDULED: George Singleton’s New Short Story Collection  (author appearance)
George Singleton | 02/06/2016, 03:00 pm | City Lights Bookstore | Sylva, NC

CECIL BOTHWELL presents USIN' THE JUICE  (author appearance)
Cecil Bothwell | 02/06/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

David Joy – Where All the Light Tends to Go  (author appearance)
David Joy | 02/06/2016, 11:00 am | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

M. M. Angelo – I Found Someone to Play With  (author appearance)
M. M. Angelo | 02/06/2016, 02:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Book Signing: Dr. Felicia Williams-McGowan - Hattie's Journey  (author appearance)
Felicia Williams-McGowan | 02/06/2016, 11:00 am | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

David Burnsworth Launch Party   (author appearance)
David Burnsworth | 02/06/2016, 02:00 pm | Fiction Addiction | Greenville, SC

Author event with Mary M. Barrow author of Small Moments: A Child's Memories of the Civil Rights Movement  (author appearance)
Mary M. | 02/06/2016, 02:00 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

POETRIO  (author appearance)
Holly E. | 02/07/2016, 03:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Workshop & Signing with BETH REVIS Author of Paper Hearts  (author appearance)
Beth Revis | 02/07/2016, 05:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Michael Sears – Saving Jason  (author appearance)
Michael Sears | 02/07/2016, 02:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

MYSTERY BOOK CLUB discusses THE PECAN MAN  (book club)
02/08/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Philip Warburg--Harness the Sun  (author appearance)
Philip Warburg | 02/08/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

2016 Teen Writing Seminar  (writers group)
02/08/2016, 04:30 pm | Fiction Addiction | Greenville, SC

Author event with Gavriel Savit author of Anna and the Swallow Man  (author appearance)
Gavriel Savit | 02/08/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Tim Dorsey  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/09/2016, 07:00 pm | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

New Town Revue: Jessica Handler, Hope Hilton, and Dave Marr  (author appearance)
Jessica Handler | 02/09/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

UNC Humanities Great Books Reading Group: On the Road by Jack Kerouac with Hassan Melehy  (book club)
02/09/2016, 10:00 am | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

Author event with Diane Les Becquets author of Breaking Wild  (author appearance)
Diane Les | 02/09/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Women’s National Book Association Meeting w/Talia Carner author of Hotel Moscow  (author appearance)
02/10/2016, 06:30 pm | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

Garden District Book Shop Book Club  (book club)
02/10/2016, 06:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

Karen Branan discusses her memoir The Family Tree  (author appearance)
Karen Branan | 02/10/2016, 07:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

Gavriel Savit - Anna and the Swallow Man  (author appearance)
Gavriel Savit | 02/10/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Ashley Warlick - The Arrangement  (author appearance)
Ashley Warlick | 02/10/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Tim Dorsey  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/11/2016, 06:30 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Meet Author Ashley Warlick: THE ARRANGEMENT  (author appearance)
Ashley Warlick | 02/11/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Flyleaf Second Thursday Poetry Reading and Open Mic, featuring Hilde Weisert and Ralph Earle  (other event)
02/11/2016, 07:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

Book Sign: Steven W. Kohlhagen - Chief of Thieves  (author appearance)
Steven W. Kohlhagen | 02/11/2016, 07:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Robert Weiss - On Carolina Ballet's Macbeth  (other event)
02/11/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Karen Branan - The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia  (author appearance)
Karen Branan | 02/11/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Books to Fall in Love With Author Panel Talk & Signing  (author appearance)
Jessica Leake | 02/11/2016, 05:30 pm | Fiction Addiction | Greenville, SC

The Writing Show: Successful Self-Publishing  (writers group)
02/11/2016, 07:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Author event with Yona Zeldis McDonough author of The House on Primrose Pond  (author appearance)
Yona Zeldis | 02/11/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Professor Mary Frances Berry Discusses Five Dollars and a Pork Chop Sandwich: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy  (author appearance)
Mary Frances Berry | 02/11/2016, 06:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

Sunil Yapa - YOUR HEART IS A MUSCLE THE SIZE OF A FIST  (author appearance)
Sunil Yapa | 02/12/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Flyleaf YA Book Club discusses More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera  (book club)
02/12/2016, 06:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

Gavriel Savit discusses his debut YA novel, Anna and the Swallow Man  (author appearance)
02/12/2016, 07:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

Multiple Author Event: Intimacy, an Anthology  (other event)
02/12/2016, 07:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Valentine's Cabaret with Ellen Ciompi & Glenn Mehrbach  (other event)
02/12/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Samar Yorde Erem - Soy saludable - Gables  (author appearance)
Samar Yorde | 02/13/2016, 06:30 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Tim Dorsey  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/13/2016, 04:30 pm | Hooked On Books | Islamorada, FL

Booksigning with Ron Brechner  (author appearance)
Ron Brechner | 02/13/2016, 11:00 am | Sanibel Island Bookshop | Sanibel, FL

Meet UGA Alumnus and Southern Author Tom Poland: GEORGIALINA  (author appearance)
Tom Poland | 02/13/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Octavia Books Science Fiction Book Club  (book club)
02/13/2016, 10:30 am | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Free Prompt Writing Class with Nancy Peacock  (writers group)
02/13/2016, 10:00 am | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

Arcadia Press event featuring MARILYN BALL & BILL ALEXANDER  (author appearance)
Marilyn Ball | 02/13/2016, 02:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

RICHARD KRAWIEC, KATHERINE SONIAT & contributors present INTIMACY  (other event)
02/13/2016 | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

George Hodgman – Bettyville  (author appearance)
George Hodgman | 02/13/2016, 11:00 am | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Lindsay Starck – Noah’s Wife  (author appearance)
Lindsay Starck | 02/13/2016, 02:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Book Signing: David Burnsworth - Burning Heat: A Brack Pelton Mystery  (author appearance)
David Burnsworth | 02/13/2016, 11:00 am | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Book Signing: Susan Mills Wilson - Her Lying Eyes  (author appearance)
Susan Mills Wilson | 02/13/2016, 02:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Author event with Dr. Gretchen Eick author of Maybe Crossings  (author appearance)
Dr. Gretchen | 02/13/2016, 02:00 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

ROSS HOWELL, Jr. presents FORSAKEN  (author appearance)
Ross Howell Jr. | 02/14/2016, 03:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Alafair Burke Booksigning  (author appearance)
Alafair Burke | 02/15/2016, 07:00 pm | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

Tim Dorsey  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/15/2016, 01:00 pm | Sanibel Island Bookshop | Sanibel, FL

Parnassus Book Club - Vanessa and Her Sister  (book club)
02/15/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Mary Lois Timbes Adshead- An Appreciation of Harper Lee & Discussion of Go Set a Watchman  (other event)
02/16/2016, 06:00 pm | Page & Palette | Fairhope, AL

Tuesday Murder Club Book Group discusses Billy Boyle by James R. Benn  (book club)
02/16/2016, 06:30 pm | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

UNC Humanities Great Books Reading Group continues their discussion of Persuasion by Jane Austen  (book club)
02/16/2016, 10:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

UNC Humanities Spotlight on Scholars: Leadership Challenges in the College Sport Industry with Deborah Stroman  (other event)
02/16/2016, 04:30 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

COMIX CLUB  (book club)
02/16/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Dr. Pauletta Bracy - On Multicultural Magnificence  (author appearance)
Dr. Pauletta Bracy | 02/16/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

An Evening with Carl Safina  (author appearance)
Carl Safina | 02/16/2016, 07:30 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Why We Love Romance Novels - A Panel Discussion  (other event)
02/16/2016, 07:00 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

Mary Frances Berry - FIVE DOLLARS AND A PORK CHOP SANDWICH: Vote Buying and the Corruption of Democracy  (author appearance)
Mary Frances Berry | 02/17/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

ED TARKINGTON presents ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART  (author appearance)
Ed Tarkington | 02/17/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Cooks & Books: Lunch with Toni Tipton-Martin  (author appearance)
02/17/2016, 01:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Cooks & Books: Lunch with Toni Tipton-Martin  (author appearance)
Toni Tipton-Martin | 02/17/2016, 01:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Book Signing: David Cross  (author appearance)
David Cross | 02/17/2016, 07:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Melanie Benjamin - The Swans of Fifth Avenue  (author appearance)
Melanie Benjamin | 02/17/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Nonfiction Authors Association  (writers group)
02/17/2016, 06:45 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Author event with Dr Lisa Damour at Harpeth Hall School  (author appearance)
Dr Lisa | 02/17/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Mark Johnson- Apprehensions & Convictions: Adventures of a 50-Year-Old Rookie Cop  (author appearance)
Mark Johnson | 02/18/2016, 06:00 pm | Page & Palette | Fairhope, AL

Illustrator R. Gregory Christie: FREEDOM IN CONGO SQUARE  (author appearance)
R. Gregory | 02/18/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

MEREDITH LEIGH presents THE ETHICAL MEAT HANDBOOK  (author appearance)
Meredith Leigh | 02/18/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Melanie Benjamin – The Swans of Fifth Avenue  (author appearance)
Melanie Benjamin | 02/18/2016, 04:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Book Signing: Ed Tarkington - Only Love Can Break Your Heart  (author appearance)
Ed Tarkington | 02/18/2016, 07:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Ross Howell Jr - Forsaken  (author appearance)
Ross Howell Jr. | 02/18/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Author event with C.J. Redwine author of The Shadow Queen  (author appearance)
C.J. Redwine | 02/18/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Charles Todd Booksigning.  (author appearance)
Charles Todd | 02/19/2016, 07:00 am | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

Booksigning with James Dworkin  (author appearance)
James Dworkin | 02/20/2016, 11:00 am | Sanibel Island Bookshop | Sanibel, FL

Special Story Time with Author Henry Cole: THE SOMEWHAT TRUE ADVENTURES OF SAMMY SHINE  (author appearance)
Henry Cole | 02/20/2016, 10:30 am | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Octavia Books Book Club - THE MARAUDERS  (book club)
02/20/2016, 10:30 am | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

JOSHILYN JACKSON & SARA GRUEN in conversation *ticketed event*  (author appearance)
Joshilyn Jackson | 02/20/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Book Signing: Ben Spencer - The Brick Mason's Sons  (author appearance)
Ben Spencer | 02/20/2016, 02:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Sunday Sleuths Book Club  (book club)
02/21/2016, 03:00 pm | Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore | Delray Beach, FL

Lincoln Peirce – Big Nate Blasts Off  (author appearance)
02/21/2016, 03:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

WRITERS AT HOME READING SERIES  (other event)
02/21/2016, 03:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Poets Respond to Race with AL BLACK & LEN LAWSON  (other event)
02/21/2016, 05:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Ross Howell Jr. - Forsaken  (author appearance)
Ross Howell Jr. | 02/21/2016, 02:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Tim Dorsey - Coconut Cowboy  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/22/2016, 06:30 pm | FoxTale Book Shoppe | Woodstock, GA

Writers' Coffeehouse with JAKE BIBLE  (writers group)
02/22/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Author event with Arne Weingart author of Levitation for Agnostics  (author appearance)
02/22/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Letra Urbana Encuentros @ Books and Books - Dr. Eugenio Rothe - Vampiros: ¿Por qué se volvieron tan populares en nuestra cultura?  (other event)
02/23/2016, 08:00 pm | Books & Books Inc | Coral Gables, FL

Author Celeste Fletcher McHale: THE SECRET TO HUMMINGBIRD CAKE  (author appearance)
Celeste Fletcher | 02/23/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Marisa Marchetto - ANN TENNA  (author appearance)
Marisa Marchetto | 02/23/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

UNC Humanities Great Books Reading Group continues their discussion of On the Road  (book club)
02/23/2016, 10:00 am | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

RICHARD JUDY presents THRU: AN APPALACHIAN TRAIL LOVE STORY  (author appearance)
Richard Judy | 02/23/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Patricia Bell-Scott - The Firebrand and the First Lady  (author appearance)
Patricia Bell-Scott | 02/23/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

Travis Mulhauser: SWEETGIRL  (author appearance)
Travis Mulhauser | 02/23/2016, 05:00 pm | The Country Bookshop | Southern Pines, NC

Author event with Victoria Schwab author of A Gathering of Shadows  (author appearance)
Victoria Schwab | 02/23/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Harry Kollatz Interviews Ross Howell About His Richmond-Based Historical Novel: Forsaken  (author appearance)
Ross Howell | 02/23/2016, 06:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

Laura Mullen - COMPLICATED GRIEF  (author appearance)
Laura Mullen | 02/24/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Salon@615 with Debbie Macomber author of A Girl's Guide to Moving On  (author appearance)
Debbie Macomber | 02/24/2016, 06:15 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Author event with Ariel Lawhon author of Flight of Dreams  (author appearance)
Ariel Lawhon | 02/24/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Taylor Brown (FALLEN LAND) in Conversation with Kent Wascom (SECESSIA)  (author appearance)
Taylor Brown | 02/25/2016, 06:00 pm | Octavia Books | New Orleans, LA

Ross Howell Jr. discusses his new historical novel, Forsaken  (author appearance)
Ross Howell Jr. | 02/25/2016, 07:00 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

SUSAN DENNARD & VERONICA ROSSI Reading & Signing  (author appearance)
Veronica Rossi | 02/25/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

WORKS IN TRANSLATION BOOK CLUB discusses THE STORY OF MY TEETH  (book club)
02/25/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

A Community Conversation on Climate Change with Jedediah Purdy and After Nature  (author appearance)
Jedediah Purdy | 02/25/2016, 07:00 pm | Regulator Bookshop | Durham, NC

David Burnsworth  (author appearance)
David Burnsworth | 02/25/2016, 06:00 pm | Hub City Bookshop | Spartanburg, SC

Author event with Katy Simpson Smith author of Free Men  (author appearance)
Katy Simpson Smith | 02/25/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

DENNIS COVINGTON presents REVELATION  (author appearance)
Dennis Covington | 02/26/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Robin Moore - In Search of Lost Frogs  (author appearance)
Robin Moore | 02/26/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

WomanKind 2016  (other event)
02/26/2016, 04:30 pm | Fountain Bookstore | Richmond, VA

STORYTIME WITH DIANE OCHILTREE - IT'S A SEASHELL DAY!  (author appearance)
Diane Ochiltree | 02/27/2016, 04:00 pm | Inkwood Books | Tampa, FL

Meet Georgia Author Nicole Castroman: BLACKHEARTS  (author appearance)
Nicole Castroman | 02/27/2016, 06:30 pm | Avid Bookshop | Athens, GA

Sacrificial Poets Voicebox Youth Slam  (other event)
02/27/2016, 06:30 pm | Flyleaf Books | Chapel Hill, NC

PETER LAURENCE presents BECOMING JANE JACOBS  (author appearance)
02/27/2016, 07:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

Book Signing: Christine McKinley - Physics for Rock Stars  (author appearance)
Christine McKinley | 02/27/2016, 02:00 pm | Park Road Books | Charlotte, NC

Jacar Press Poets - A Trio of Talent  (other event)
02/27/2016, 04:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Author event with Tim Dorsey author of Coconut Cowboy  (author appearance)
Tim Dorsey | 02/27/2016, 02:00 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

Carole Boston Weatherford: Freedom in Congo Square  (author appearance)
Carole Boston | 02/28/2016, 02:00 pm | Garden District Book Shop | New Orleans, LA

NANCY DILLINGHAM & CELIA MILES present IT'S ALL RELATIVE  (author appearance)
Nancy Dillingham | 02/28/2016, 03:00 pm | Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe | Asheville, NC

NCPS Reading Series  (other event)
02/28/2016, 02:00 pm | McIntyre's Fine Books | Pittsboro, NC

Katy Simpson Smith - Free Men  (author appearance)
Katy Simpson Smith | 02/29/2016, 07:00 pm | Quail Ridge Books & Music | Raleigh, NC

Author event with Julia Claiborne Johnson author of Be Frank With Me  (author appearance)
Julia Claiborne | 02/29/2016, 06:30 pm | Parnassus Books | Nashville, TN

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