Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 6:00

The Hate U Give $17.99
by Angie Thomas

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

The Hate U Give is a groundbreaking, thought-provoking debut novel inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, about a teen girl who is the only witness to her friend’s fatal shooting by a police officer. Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor black neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend, Khalil, at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed...


Saturday, March 4, 2017
Event 3:00

Tangles and Plaques: A Mother and Daughter Face Alzheimer's $15.99
by Susan Cushman

eLectio Publishing (2017). Paperback. Signed.

Culled from sixty blog posts spanning eight years, Tangles and Plaques is a candid account of a mother and daughter’s changing relationship as they face the progressive landscape of Alzheimer’s Disease together. As the twisted fibers (tangles) build up inside the nerve cells in her brain and the protein fragments (plaques) fill the spaces between those cells, Effie Johnson—like millions of others who suffer from Alzheimer’s—loses her memory, the stories that make up the fabric of her life...


Monday, March 6, 2017
Story Time 4:00 Signing 4:30

Nancy Clancy: Late-Breaking News! $9.99
with illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser

New York, NY: HarperCollins (2017). Hardback. Signed.

Nancy Clancy stars in her eighth chapter book adventure! Nancy Clancy is working to be the star reporter of the Third Grade Gazette-that’s a fancy word for newspaper. When the latest issue comes out, Nancy and Bree decide the articles just aren’t interesting enough and set out to find some really exciting news to report on. But when Nancy overhears something she shouldn’t and the news gets out, she learns that a good reporter knows when to keep things confidential and may even get some surprising and unexpected news herself...


Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

The Barrowfields $26.00
by Phillip Lewis

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

A richly textured coming-of-age story about fathers and sons, home and family, recalling classics by Thomas Wolfe and William Styron, by a powerful new voice in fiction. Just before Henry Aster’s birth, his father—outsized literary ambition and pregnant wife in tow—reluctantly returns to the remote North Carolina town in which he was improbably raised and installs his young family in an immense house of iron and glass perched on the shoulder of a mountain. There, Henry grows up under...


Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

The Weight of This World $27.00
by David Joy

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

Critically acclaimed author David Joy, whose debut Where All Light Tends to Go was hailed as “a savagely moving novel that will likely become an important addition to the great body of Southern literature” (Huffington Post), returns to the mountains of North Carolina with a powerful story about the inescapable weight of the past...


Friday, March 17, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

Eveningland $25.00
by Michael Knight

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

In his powerful new short story cycle, Alabama-born Michael Knight illuminates the everyday beauty and heartache of life along the shores of serene, history-haunted Mobile Bay in the days leading up to a powerful hurricane. Long considered a master of the form and an essential voice in American fiction, Michael Knight’s stories have been lauded by writers such Ann Patchett, Elizabeth Gilbert, Barry Hannah, and Richard Bausch. Now, with Eveningland he returns...


Monday, March 20, 2017
Signing 5:00

100 Things to Do in New Orleans Before You Die $16.00
by Beth D'Addono

St. Louis, MO: Reedy Press (2016). Paperback. Signed.

New Orleans is on everybody's bucket list. In 2015, visitors to New Orleans spent $7.05 billion dollars-a 3.5% increase compared to 2014. And the city hosted 9.78 million visitors-a 2.7% increase compared to 2014. These visitors and the locals and hospitality providers that host them for everything from Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest to destination weddings and conventions, need this book. Carefully curated by food and travel writer Beth D'Addono, a passionate champion...


Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Signing 3:30 Reading 5:30

Mississippi Blood $28.99
by Greg Iles

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

The endgame is at hand for Penn Cage, his family, and the enemies bent on destroying them in this revelatory volume in the epic trilogy set in modern-day Natchez, Mississippi—Greg Iles’s epic tale of love and honor, hatred and revenge that explores how the sins of the past continue to haunt the present. Shattered by grief and dreaming of vengeance, Penn Cage sees his family and his world collapsing around him. The woman he loves is gone...


Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

Pure Heart: A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey $26.99
by Troy Ball

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

The remarkable and charming true story of how a pearl-wearing Southern woman and devoted full-time mother of two developmentally challenged sons moved to Asheville, North Carolina in her late forties and, through hard work, good friends and rare ingenuity, became the country's foremost legal distiller of traditional Appalachian moonshine...


Thursday, March 23, 2017
Signing 5:00 Reading 5:30

The Artist's Sketch $35.00
by Carolyn J. Brown

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

The unexpected story of a painter who flourished then withdrew and a small town's discovery of a treasure. Artist Kate Freeman Clark (1875–1957) left behind over one thousand paintings now stored at a gallery bearing her name in her hometown of Holly Springs, Mississippi. But it was not until after her death in 1957 at the age of eighty-one that citizens even discovered that she was a painter of considerable stature. In her will, Clark left the city her family home, her paintings stored...


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...


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...


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...


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...