Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | at 2:00PM CST
Virtual Event with Grady Hendrix | RSVP REQUIRED

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Grady Hendrix reads from The Southern Book Club's Guide To Slaying Vampires
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Steel Magnolias meets Dracula in this ’90s-set horror novel about a women’s book club that must do battle with a mysterious newcomer to their small Southern town, perfect for murderinos and fans of Stephen King....

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 | at 5:30PM CST
Virtual Event with Jerry Mitchell | Instagram LIVE



Jerry Mitchell reads from Race Against Time on our Instagram LIVE! Join us here: @LemuriaBooks


In Race Against Time, Mitchell takes readers on the twisting, pulse-racing road that led to the reopening of four of the most infamous killings from the days of the Civil Rights Movement, decades after the fact. His work played a central role in bringing killers to justice for the assassination of Medgar Evers, the firebombing of...

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020 | at 5:30PM CST
Virtual Event with Robert Kolker | Instagram LIVE



Robert Kolker reads from Hidden Valley Road on our Instagram LIVE! Join us here: @LemuriaBooks


The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science’s great hope in the quest to understand the disease. Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don’s work with the Air Force brought them to Colorado, where their twelve children perfectly spanned the baby boom: the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965. In those years, there was an established script for...

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Thursday, April 16, 2020 | at 5:30PM CST
Virtual Event with Ariel Lawhon | Instagram LIVE



Ariel Lawhon reads from Code Name Helene on our Instagram LIVE! Join us here: @LemuriaBooks


Based on the thrilling real-life story of socialite spy Nancy Wake, comes the newest feat of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of I Was Anastasia, featuring the astonishing woman who killed a Nazi with her bare hands and went on to become one of the most decorated women in WWII. Told in interweaving timelines organized around the four code names Nancy used during the war, Code Name Hélène is a spellbinding and...

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | at 5:30PM CST
Virtual Event with Lily King and the Literary Director of the MS Book Festival, Ellen Daniels | Instagram LIVE



Lily King reads from Writers and Lovers on our Instagram LIVE! Join us here: @LemuriaBooks


Blindsided by her mother’s sudden death, and wrecked by a recent love affair, Casey Peabody has arrived in Massachusetts in the summer of 1997 without a plan. Her mail consists of wedding invitations and final notices from debt collectors. A former child golf prodigy, she now waits tables in Harvard Square and rents a tiny, moldy room at the side of a garage where she works on the novel she’s been writing for six years. At thirty-one, Casey is still clutching...

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Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Martha Hall Foose and Amy C. Evans signs A Good Meal Is Hard to Find
Chronicle Books (4/2020)

A Good Meal Is Hard to Find is more than just a cookbook: it's a love letter to the women and food of the Deep South. With charming narratives, visual storytelling, and delectable recipes, A Good Meal Is Hard to Find is everything you've ever wanted in a Southern cookbook. Inside are 60 go-to recipes organized into five chapters—Morning's Glories, Lingering Lunches, Dinner Dates & Late-Night Takes, Afternoon Pick-Me-Ups, and Anytime Sweets. Recipes written by award-winning cookbook author and Southern food expert Martha Hall Foose, as part of a collaboration with Amy C. Evans....

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in conversation with AMY C. EVANS



Saturday, May 16, 2020
Signing at 2:00



CiCi McNair signs Murder, Actually
Fedora Press (01/2019)

A private detective takes you into her world of stories, stakeouts, courtrooms, and characters. The title story, Murder, Actually, is told one glass of wine at a time, one woman to another late at night one winter in Manhattan. The Passion of Mr. Yu is a love story or is it? It's filled with yearning, deception, and more money than you can imagine. A Black Eye, A White Lie takes you to Paris where the author deals with a sophisticated money-launderer in glamorous surroundings, reporting back...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



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...

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Thursday, May 21, 2020
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Susan Berfield signs The Hour of Fate
Bloomsbury (05/2020)

It seemed like no force in the world could slow J.P. Morgan’s drive to power. In the summer of 1901, the financier was assembling his next mega-deal: Northern Securities, a scheme that would give him mastery of railroads throughout the vast American West—and their vast profits. Then, a bullet from an anarchist’s gun put an end to the business-friendly McKinley presidency. A new chief executive bounded into office: Theodore Roosevelt. He was convinced ...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Genevieve Hudson signs Boys of Alabama
Liveright Publishing (05/2020)

A coming-of-age novel told with magical realism, Boys of Alabama guides us through sixteen-year-old Max’s first year in America. In this bewitching first novel, a sensitive teen, newly arrived in Alabama, falls in love, questions his faith, and navigates a strange power. While his German parents don’t know what to make of a South pining for the past, shy Max thrives in the thick heat. Taken in by...


in conversation with TIMOTHY PAKRON



Thursday, May 28, 2020
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Matthew Van Meter signs Deep Delta Justice
Little Brown (05/2020)

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 his hand on the arm of one of the white children, Duncan was arrested for assault. A member of the local branch of the NAACP...

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Elliot Ackerman signs Red Dress in Black and White
Knopf (05/2020)

From the widely acclaimed author of Waiting for Eden: a stirring, timely new novel that unfolds over the course of a single day in Istanbul: the story of an American woman attempting to leave behind her life in Turkey—to leave without her husband. Catherine has been married for many years to Murat, an influential Turkish real estate developer, and they have a young son...

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Thursday, June 18, 2020
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Katherine St. John signs The Lion's Den
Grand Central Publishing (05/2020)

A dream vacation on a luxurious yacht turns deadly in this pulse-pounding beach read and perfect book club pick about glamour, friendship, romance, and betrayal on the Riviera. Belle likes to think herself immune to the dizzying effects of fabulous wealth. But when her best friend, Summer, invites her on a glamorous girls' getaway to the Mediterranean aboard her billionaire boyfriend's yacht, the only...

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Saturday, June 20, 2020
Signing 2:00 | Reading 2:30



Claire Fullerton signs Little Tea
Firefly Southern Fiction (05/2020)

One phone call from Renny to come home and “see about” the capricious Ava and Celia Wakefield decides to overlook her distressful past in the name of friendship. For three reflective days at Renny’s lake house in Heber Springs, Arkansas, the three childhood friends reunite and examine life, love, marriage, and the ties that bind, even though Celia’s personal story has yet to be healed. When the past arrives at the lake house...

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
at the Eudora Welty House
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...

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Friday, July 31, 2020
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30



Natasha Trethewey signs Memorial Drive
Harper Collins (07/2020)

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. With penetrating insight and a searing voice that moves from the wrenching to the elegiac, Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Natasha Trethewey investigates this profound...

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