Saturday, March 25, 2017
Signing 2:00

If I'm Found $24.99
by Terri Blackstock

New York, NY: Zondervan (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

From New York Times bestselling author Terri Blackstock, If I'm Found continues the heart pounding story of Casey Cox as she races to escape capture and bring the true killer to justice. It started with the USA TODAY bestseller If I Run. Now Casey's journey continues in If I'm Found. Casey doesn't know why Dylan let her escape just as the police were closing in, but she knows she's got to hide again. New name, new look, new city, new job...


Saturday, March 25, 2017
Event 4:00

Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition $27.95
by Paul Watson

New York, NY: W. W. Norton (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

The true story of the greatest mystery of Arctic exploration—and the rare mix of marine science and Inuit knowledge that led to the shipwreck’s recent discovery. Ice Ghosts weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845—whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice—with the modern tale of the scientists, divers, and local Inuit behind the incredible discovery of the flagship’s wreck in 2014. Paul Watson, a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who was...


Monday, March 27, 2017
Event 4:00

Blooming at the Texas Sunrise Motel $16.99
by Kimberly Willis Holt

New York, NY: Henry Holt (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Twelve-year-old Stevie attempts to brighten the lives of her cranky grandfather and the residents of his motel by planting a garden in this middle-grade novel by National Book Award–winning author Kimberly Willis Holt...


Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

Lighter Than Air: Sophie Blanchard, the First Woman Pilot $16.99
by Matthew Clark Smith

New York, NY: Candlewick (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Take to the skies with the beautifully told tale of Sophie Blanchard — a woman meant for the air — as she discovers the incomparable sensation of flight. Behold the story of Sophie Blanchard, an extraordinary woman who is largely forgotten despite her claim to being the very first female pilot in history. In eighteenth-century France, “balloonomania” has fiercely gripped the nation, but all of the pioneering aeronauts are men...


Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

White Tears $26.95
by Hari Kunzru

New York, NY: Knopf (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

From one of the most talented fiction writers at work today: two ambitious young musicians are drawn into the dark underworld of blues record collecting, haunted by the ghosts of a repressive past. Two twenty-something New Yorkers. Seth is awkward and shy. Carter is the glamorous heir to one of America’s great fortunes. They have one thing in common: an obsession with music. Seth is desperate to reach for the future. Carter is slipping back into the past. When Seth accidentally...


Saturday, April 1, 2017
Signing 4:00 Reading 4:30

A Conversation with Taylor Brown and Ted Geltner

The River of Kings
by Taylor Brown

New York, NY: St. Martin's Press (2017).

Two brothers travel a storied river’s past and present in search of the truth about their father’s death in the second novel by the acclaimed author of Fallen Land...


Blood, Bone, and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews
by Ted Geltner

Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press (2016).

In 2010, Ted Geltner drove to Gainesville, Florida, to pay a visit to Harry Crews and ask the legendary author if he would be willing to be the subject of a literary biography. His health rapidly deteriorating...


Thursday, April 6, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

A Second Blooming $18.00
edited by Susan Cushman

Macon, GA: Mercer University Press (2017). Paperback. Signed.

Susan Cushman edited this collection of essays by twenty-one authors who are emerging from the chrysalis they built for their younger selves and transforming into the women they are meant to be. Contributors include Anne Lamott, Mary Karr, Cassandra King, Natasha Trethewey, Beth Ann Fennelly, Julie Cantrell, Jennifer Horne, Wendy Reed, River Jordan, Susan Marquez, NancyKay Sullivan Wessman, Jessica Handler, Kathy Rhodes, Kim Michele Richardson, Sally Palmer Thomason, Ellen Morris Prewitt, Emma French Connolly, Nina Gaby, Alexis Paige, Suzanne Henley, and Jennifer Bradner...


Saturday, April 8, 2017
Signing 1:00

Out of the Earth $19.95
by L. Pete Heard

Pearl, MS: Alphagraphics (2016). Paperback. Signed.

Keeping your world alive - What part will you play?...


Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

One Good Mama Bone $27.99
by Bren McClain

Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press (2017). Paperback. Signed.

In this unforgettable novel about motherhood, the human-animal bond, poverty, and redemption, Bren McClain gives us the story of Sarah Creamer, a recently widowed and dirt-poor single mother struggling to survive in rural South Carolina in the 1950s...


Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

Out in the Rural $34.95
by Thomas J. Ward Jr.

New York, NY: Oxford University Press (2017). Hardback. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

From Out in the Rural is the unlikely story of the Tufts-Delta Health Center, which in 1966 opened in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, to become the first rural community health center in the United States. Its goal was simple: to provide health care and outreach to the region's thousands of rural poor, most of them black sharecroppers who had lived without any medical resources for generations...


Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

Beyond Control $28.00
by James F. Barnett Jr.

Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Beyond Control reveals the Mississippi as a waterway of change, unnaturally confined by ever-larger levees and control structures. During the great flood of 1973, the current scoured a hole beneath the main structure near Baton Rouge and enlarged a pre-existing football-field-size crater. That night the Mississippi River nearly changed its course for a shorter and steeper path to the sea. Such a map-changing reconfiguration of the country's largest river would bear...


Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

An Unforeseen Life $24.95
by Mary Ann Connell

Oxford, MS: Nautilus (2017). Hardback. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

“If it’s a boy,” Bill Strong announced to a crowded courtroom in Louisville, Mississippi, “I'll send up black smoke; if it’s a girl, I'll send up white.” A few hours later, white smoke was billowing from the Strong’s chimney. This smoke — determined by gender — would come to define Mary Ann Strong Connell’s life in ways she never could have expected...


Thursday, April 27, 2017
Signing 3:30 Reading 4:00

Fish Girl $25.00
by David Wiesner

New York, NY: Clarion Books (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

The triple Caldecott winner David Wiesner brings his rich visual imagination and trademark artistry to the graphic novel format in a unique coming-of-age tale that begins underwater. A young mermaid, called Fish Girl, in a boardwalk aquarium has a chance encounter with an ordinary girl...


Friday, April 28, 2017
Story Time Event 4:00

Sea Monkey & Bob $17.99
illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi

New York, NY: Simon & Schuster (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Two delightfully anxious friends learn that they can overcome anything—even gravity—in this humorous and heartwarming picture book from bestselling author Aaron Reynolds and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi. Bob the puffer fish and his best buddy Sea Monkey may be little but they’ve got one ocean-sized problem. Sea Monkey’s terrified he’ll sink straight to the bottom of the ocean...


Thursday, May 4, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI $29.95
by David Grann

New York, NY: Doubleday (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

From New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, a twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history. In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman...


Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

Between Them: Remembering My Parents $25.99
by Richard Ford

New York, NY: Ecco (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

From Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Richard Ford, a memoir in two parts on the lives of his parents—a stirring meditation on memory, connection, and love, asking how we can better understand ourselves by knowing the ones who made us. When do we start considering our parents as real, whole people, with lives that stretch beyond our own? Edna and Parker Ford were married for fifteen years before they had their son, Richard...


Thursday, May 11, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

Somebody with a Little Hammer $25.95
by Mary Gaitskill

New York, NY: Pantheon (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Whether she’s writing about date rape or political adultery or writers from John Updike to Gillian Flynn, Mary Gaitskill reads her subjects deftly and aphoristically and moves beyond them to locate the deep currents of longing, ambition, perversity, and loneliness in the American unconscious. She shows us the transcendentalism of the Talking Heads, the melancholy of Bjork, the playfulness of artist Laurel Nakadate. She celebrates the clownish grandiosity and the poetry of Norman Mailer’s long career and maps the sociosexual...


Friday, May 19, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

American War $26.95
by Omar El Akkad

New York, NY: Knopf (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle—a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself. Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed...


Thursday, June 29, 2017
Story Time and Signing 3:00

A New Friend for Sparkle $16.99
by Amy Young

New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

More Sparkle to love! Here's a new picture book starring Sparkle and Lucy about what happens when your best friend makes a new pal. In A Unicorn Named Sparkle, Lucy found out that the unicorn she thought she didn't want was the exact right unicorn for her. In this new story, Lucy makes a new friend and Sparkle is worried that means she doesn't care about him anymore. What happens when two's company but three's a crowd?


Friday, July 14, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

Fierce Kingdom $25.00
by Gin Phillips

New York, NY: Viking (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

An electrifying novel about the primal and unyielding bond between a mother and her son, and the lengths she’ll go to to protect him. The zoo is nearly empty as Joan and her four-year-old son soak up the last few moments of playtime. They are happy, and the day has been close to perfect. But what Joan sees as she hustles her son toward the exit gate minutes before closing time sends her sprinting back into the zoo, her child in her arms. And for the next...