Friday, February 16, 2018
Signing 5:00

Cooking with Spices $19.99
by Mark C. Stevens

New York, NY: Rockridge Press (2017). Paperback. Signed.

Send your taste buds around the world with easy-to-make rubs, blends, sauces, and pastes from Cooking with Spices. Knowing how to balance flavor and spice can transform a dish. But whether readers are looking to liven up what's already in the refrigerator or trying something new, figuring out just the right blend of spices to use can be intimidating. Cooking with Spices is a comprehensive reference cookbook that explains the regional origins of spices from...


Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Madison Park: A Place of Hope $24.99
by Eric L. Motley

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

Eric Motley writes this journey of overcoming, a richly colorful memoir of growing up in a small southern community to becoming the youngest member of the Bush Administration. Welcome to Madison Park, a place of self-determination, hope, and the American dream. And meet Eric Motley, raised in this remarkable Alabama community founded by freed slaves, a place that taught him everything he needed to know on his journey to becoming Special Assistant to President George W. Bush at the Oval Office...


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The Great Alone $28.99
by Kristin Hannah

New York, NY: St. Martin's Press (2018).

From the author of the worldwide phenomenon, The Nightingale, comes a story of a family in crisis and a young girl struggling to survive at the edge of the world, in America’s last true frontier. In 1974, when thirteen-year-old Leni Allbright’s volatile, unpredictable father, Ernt, a former POW, loses another job, he makes an impulsive, desperate decision: he will move the family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the land in a spectacular wilderness...


Saturday, February 24, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Seuss's Super-Dee-Dooper Bus Tour FREE!

Oh the places you'll go! . . . when you come play on Dr. Seuss's Super-Dee-Dooper Bus on Saturday, February 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. outside of Banner Hall. An interactive exhibit with fun, games and stories, you'll want to take photos with The Cat and the Hat who is rolling into Jackson on the bus!


Saturday, February 24, 2018
Signing 1:00

Hidden History of Jackson $21.99
by Josh Foreman and Ryan Starrett

New York, NY: History Press (2018)

The history of Jackson is filled with gripping tales of horrors and heroism. A recording company founded in the mid-1960s with the expectation of competing with New Orleans and Memphis was a national success, outlasting its better-funded rivals. Known as the “Devil's Backbone,” the Natchez Trace is the graveyard for countless travelers slain by the road's numerous serial killers, brigands and land pirates. Yet one mass grave stands above the others: the Boyd Mounds...


Saturday, February 24, 2018
Signing & Reading 4:00

Mr. Honeycut $15.99
by Lottie Brent Boggan

Returning to Mississippi, Merritt Bond, a psychologist, retrieves evidence of her childhood molestation and risks her life to unravel the secrets hidden deep inside her own broken psyche. Mr. Honeycut is a psychological thriller dedicated to all victims of sexual abuse, offering encouragement to face those demons to promote healing...


Monday, February 26, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

An American Marriage $26.95
by Tayari Jones

Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to twelve years for a crime Celestial knows he didn’t commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend...


Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Perennials $15.99
by Julie Cantrell

New York, NY: Thomas Nelson (2017). Paperback. Signed.

From the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Into the Free comes an unforgettable exploration of the complicated relationships between women and the constant battle we all fight against time itself. When two estranged sisters reunite for their parents' 50th anniversary, a family tragedy brings unexpected lessons of hope and healing amid the flowers of their mother's perennial garden...


Thursday, March 1, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist $28.00
by Radley Balko and Tucker Carrington

New York, NY: PublicAffairs (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Award winning-journalist Radley Balko illustrates the persistent and historic plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science on our criminal justice system through the story of two death row inmates finally freed after their wrongful conviction based on the testimony of a controversial medical examiner. After two three-year-old girls were raped and murdered in rural Mississippi, law enforcement pursued and convicted two innocent men: Kennedy Brewer and Levon Brooks. Together they spent a combined thirty years in prison before finally being exonerated in 2008. Meanwhile, the real killer remained free...


Saturday, March 3, 2018
Signing 1:00 | Reading 1:30

Promise $25.99
by Minrose Gwin

New York, NY: William Morrow (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

In the aftermath of a devastating tornado that rips through the town of Tupelo, Mississippi at the height of the Great Depression, two women worlds apart—one black, one white; one a great-grandmother, the other a teenager—fight for their families’ survival in this lyrical and powerful novel with the emotional power of the works of Jesmyn Ward, Christina Baker Kline, Jayne Anne Phillips, Sue Monk Kidd, and Tom Franklin...


Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

40 Days $24.95
by Joe Lee

Brandon, MS: Dogwood (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Photojournalist Duane Key is almost fifty when the first clue gets his attention: a text message refers to his upcoming milestone birthday as 40. Flattery will get you everywhere, he replies. Several days later, as he’s being bombarded with the number 35 (the price of a can of green beans, the morning temperature, a song on a radio countdown), he mentions the numerical coincidences to an old friend but finds them more curious than troublesome...


Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Signing 5:00

The Artful Evolution of Hal & Mal's $40.00
by Malcolm White
illustrated by Ginger Williams Cook

Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

The Artful Evolution of Hal & Mal's is a collaboration between artist Ginger Williams Cook and author Malcolm White about the people, the place, and the history of Hal & Mal's, an iconic institution in downtown Jackson, Mississippi. Featuring beautiful watercolor paintings, the book brings together thirty years of family history, live music performances, and cafe society through graphic designs of old photographs, original illustrations, Hal's legendary recipe cards, and the written word...


Monday, March 19, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Panorama $27.00
by Steve Kistulentz

New York, NY: Little, Brown (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

A debut novel that spins towards a single moment, a plane crash on New Year's Day, and then away from it, as the families of the victims navigate intertwined paths in the wake of the tragedy. Richard MacMurray, a cable news talking head, is paid handsomely to pontificate on the issues of the moment. On New Year's Day he is scheduled to appear on a prominent Sunday-morning talk show, but as he awaits the broadcast, the program is interrupted by news of a jet airline crash in Dallas killing everyone on board. Richard becomes aware...


Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Anatomy of a Miracle $27.00
by Jonathan Miles

New York, NY: Hogarth (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

The brilliant, provocative new novel from the critically acclaimed author of Want Not about a paralyzed young veteran’s sudden, mysterious recovery—a stunning exploration of faith, science, celebrity, and mystery. The last place Private First Class Cameron Harris ever walked was in a field in the Darah Khujz District of Zabul Province, in Afghanistan. For four years now, he’s lived with his older sister, Tanya, in their Biloxi, Mississippi, family home—a narrow, half-century-old shotgun-style house that wasn’t...


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

The Past Is Never $24.99
by Tiffany Quay Tyson

New York, NY: Skyhorse (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

A compelling addition to contemporary Southern Gothic fiction, deftly weaving together local legends, magical realism, and the search for a missing child. Siblings Bert, Willet, and Pansy know better than to go swimming at the old rock quarry. According to their father, it's the Devil's place, a place that's been cursed and forgotten. But Mississippi Delta summer days are scorching hot and they can't resist cooling off in the dark, bottomless water. Until the day six-year-old Pansy vanishes...


Thursday, March 22, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

The Fighter $26.00
by Michael Farris Smith

New York, NY: Little, Brown (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

A blistering novel of violence and deliverance set against the mythic backdrop of the Mississippi Delta. The acres and acres of fertile soil, the two-hundred-year-old antebellum house, all gone. And so is the woman who gave it to Jack, the foster mother only days away from dying, her mind eroded by dementia, the family legacy she entrusted to Jack now owned by banks and strangers. And Jack's mind has begun to fail, too. The decades of bare-knuckle fighting are now taking their toll...


Monday, March 26, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music's Hometown $28.00
by Robert Gordon

New York, NY: Bloomsbury (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Profiles and stories of Southern music from the acclaimed author of Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion. The fabled city of Memphis has been essential to American music—home of the blues, birthplace of rock and roll, and a soul music capital. When Robert Gordon started covering Memphis music, the golden ages of his hometown had passed. But the links were there if you looked for them. Starting as a teenager, Gordon sought out old legends...


Monday, April 9, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

The Line Becomes a River $26.00
by Francisco Cantú

New York, NY: Riverhead (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant, raised him in the scrublands of the Southwest. Haunted by the landscape of his youth, Cantú joins the Border Patrol. He and his partners are posted to remote regions crisscrossed by drug routes and smuggling corridors, where they learn to track other humans under blistering sun and through frigid nights. They haul in the dead and deliver to detention those they find alive. Cantú tries not to think where the stories go from there...


Thursday, April 12, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Country Dark $24.00
by Chris Offutt

New York, NY: Grove Press (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Chris Offutt’s long-awaited return to fiction after nearly two decades, Country Dark is a fierce noir-inflected novel about a good man pushed by circumstance into crime. Chris Offutt is an outstanding literary talent, whose work has been called “lean and brilliant” (New York Times Book Review) and compared by reviewers to Tobias Wolff, Ernest Hemingway, and Raymond Carver. He’s been awarded the Whiting Writers Award for Fiction/Nonfiction and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Fiction Award...


Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Dear Madam President $20.00
by Jennifer Palmieri

New York, NY: Grand Central (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Dear Madam President is an empowering letter from former Hillary Clinton Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri to the first woman president, and by extension, to all women working to succeed in any field. By using lessons learned during her experiences with Hillary Clinton, President Obama, and Elizabeth Edwards--to name a few--Palmieri through each chapter creates a forward-thinking framework of inspirational and practical advice for all women everywhere--from boardrooms to living rooms--who...


Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Bluff $26.00
by Michael Kardos

New York, NY: Mysterious Press (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

From a writer who “dazzles with prose strength and style” (Michael Koryta), Bluff takes us deep inside the fraught and fascinating world of a modern magician who becomes obsessed with magic’s dark twin—the underworld of the card cheat. The magician’s job is to create a mystery—an unbridgeable gap between cause and effect. Michael Kardos brilliantly constructs his new novel Bluff. as a magician would, delivering a perfectly calibrated performance of intrigue and, ultimately, astonishment...


Thursday, April 26, 2018
Event at the Eudora Welty House
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Varina $27.99
by Charles Frazier

New York, NY: Ecco (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

In his powerful fourth novel, Charles Frazier returns to the time and place of Cold Mountain, vividly bringing to life the chaos and devastation of the Civil War. With her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects a life of security as a Mississippi landowner. He instead pursues a career in politics and is eventually appointed president of the Confederacy, placing Varina at the white-hot center of one of the darkest...


Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

A Shout in the Ruins $30.00
by Kevin Powers

New York, NY: Little, Brown (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Set in Virginia during the Civil War and a century beyond, this novel by the award-winning author of The Yellow Birds explores the brutal legacy of violence and exploitation in American society. Spanning over one hundred years, from the antebellum era to the 1980's, A Shout in the Ruins examines the fates of the inhabitants of Beauvais Plantation outside of Richmond, Virginia. When war arrives, the master of Beauvais, Anthony Levallios, foresees that dominion in a new America will be measured...


Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke $29.95
by Andrew Lawler

New York, NY: Doubleday (2018). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

A sweeping account of America’s oldest unsolved mystery, the people racing to unearth its answer, and what the Lost Colony reveals about America today. In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina to establish the first English settlement in the New World. But when the new colony’s leader returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his settlers had vanished, leaving behind only a single clue—a “secret token” etched into a tree...