Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | at 12PM CST
Virtual Event on Lemuria's Facebook Page

Virtual Event with

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SUSANNAH CAHALAN is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, a memoir about her struggle with a rare autoimmune disease of the brain and The Great Pretender.

KAREN ABBOTT is the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City, American Rose, and, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, and most recently, The Ghosts of Eden Park.

ADA CALHOUN is the author of the memoir Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give and Why We Can't Sleep. She has collaborated on several New York Times bestsellers, and written for the New York Times, New York, and The New Republic.


Saturday, July 25th, 2020 | at 12PM CST
Virtual Event with Gilbert Ford | Facebook LIVE

Gilbert Ford discusses, The Mysterious Messenger with Ellen Daniels of the MS Book Festival on Facebook Live
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Eleven-year-old Maria de la Cruz is trapped under the thumb of Madame Destine, her fake-psychic mother who cons widows out of their inheritances. But Maria, unlike her mom, has a big secret—she really can communicate with the dead, most frequently with a ghost named Edward who has been her only friend...


Wednesday, July 29th, 2020 | at 12PM CST
Virtual Event with Matthew Van Meter | Facebook LIVE

Matthew Van Meter discusses his book, Deep Delta Justice with author Jerry Mitchell on Facebook Live
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The unforgettable story of one lawyer and his defendant who together changed American law during the height of the Civil Rights era.
In 1966 in a small town in Louisiana, a 19-year-old black man named Gary Duncan pulled his car off the road to stop a fight between a group of four white kids and two of Gary's own cousins. After putting...


Saturday, August 1, 2020 | at 11AM CST
Virtual Event with Natasha Trethewey

Natasha Trethewey discusses her memoir, Memorial Drive, with Kiese Laymon

This is a virtual event which requires purchase of Memorial Drive. When you pre-order on the website, you will receive a link on Friday, July 31 for the virtual event.

At age nineteen, Natasha Trethewey had her world turned upside down when her former stepfather shot and killed her mother. Grieving and still new to adulthood, she confronted the twin pulls of life and death in the aftermath of unimaginable trauma and now explores the way this experience lastingly shaped the artist she became...


Thursday, August 6, 2020 | at 12PM CST
Virtual Event with Ron Rash

Ron Rash discusses his book, In The Valley, with Ellen Daniels of the MS Book Festival

From bestselling and award-winning writer Ron Rash (“One of the great American authors at work today.”—The New York Times) comes a collection of ten searing stories and the return of the villainess who propelled Serena to national acclaim, in a long-awaited novella....


Tuesday, August 11, 2020 | IN-STORE EVENT
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Eric Jay Dolin signs A Furious Sky
Liveright (08/2020)

Hurricanes menace North America from June through November every year, each as powerful as 10,000 nuclear bombs. These megastorms will likely become more intense as the planet continues to warm, yet we too often treat them as local disasters and TV spectacles, unaware of how far-ranging their impact can be. As best-selling historian Eric Jay Dolin contends, we must look to our nation’s past if we hope to comprehend the consequences of the hurricanes...


Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | IN-STORE EVENT
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Jill McCorkle signs Hieroglyphics
Algonquin (06/2020)

Lil and Frank married young, launched into courtship when they bonded over how they both—suddenly, tragically—lost a parent when they were children. Over time, their marriage grew and strengthened, with each still wishing for so much more understanding of the parents they’d lost prematurely. Now, after many years in Boston, they have retired in North Carolina. There, Lil, determined to leave a history for their children, sifts through letters and notes and diary...


Saturday, August 15, 2020 | In-store Event
Signing ONLY at 2:00

John F. Marszalek signs Coming Out of the Magnolia Closet
University Press of Mississippi (05/2020)

In Coming Out of the Magnolia Closet: Same-Sex Couples in Mississippi, John F. Marszalek III shares conversations with same-sex couples living in small-town and rural Mississippi. In the first book of its kind to focus on Mississippi, couples tell their stories of how they met and fell in love, their decisions on whether or not to marry, and their experiences as sexual minorities with their neighbors, families, and churches. Their stories illuminate...


Thursday, August 20th, 2020 | at 12PM CST
Virtual Event with Tiffany McDaniel | Facebook LIVE

Tiffany McDaniel discusses her book, Betty with Ellen Daniels of the MS Book Festival on Facebook Live
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A stunning, lyrical novel set in the rolling foothills of the Appalachians in which a young girl discovers stark truths that will haunt her for the rest of her life.This is a novel that shows the depths of love, imagination and family. Tiffany McDaniel has written such a beautifully captivating novel. Her lush prose carry the reader from page to page in such a graceful way, it's truly mesmerizing...