Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

An Unlikely Trust $27.95
by Gerard Helferich

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

A myth-busting account of how two battling American giants teamed up to save the nation's economy As the twentieth century opened, Theodore Roosevelt and J. Pierpont Morgan were the two most powerful men in America, perhaps the world. The transformations they wrought in the processes of government and business were essential to creating our modern age. Yet no book has focused exclusively on the relationship between these two pivotal figures, and when they have been considered together, the result...


Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Signing 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Sing, Unburied, Sing $26.00
by Jesmyn Ward

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

Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward returns to Lemuria for an encore holiday signing!

*** SPECIAL OFFER - During the signing, first printings will be on sale for $50.00 (in-store purchases only) ***

In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since her National Book Award–winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old Testament, Ward gives us an epochal story, a journey through Mississippi’s past and present that is both an intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle. Ward is a major American writer, multiply awarded and universally lauded...


Saturday, December 16, 2017
10:00 a.m. signing & story time with Sarah Frances Hardy

Paint Me! $14.95
by Sarah Frances Hardy

HUSA: Sky Pony Press (2014). Hardcover. Signed.

Red, blue, and yellow are just the tip of the iceberg when you have a good imagination. In this colorfully illustrated story, a young girl makes her way through the day--first painting a portrait of her dog, and then painting anything and everything she can find. With a simple, affectionate plot that teaches colors and embraces the "creative process" for many kids, Paint Me! offers a message of love and discovery. Featuring a heartwarming story and simple yet striking illustrations from author and illustrator Sarah ...


11:00 a.m. signing with Robert St. John and Wyatt Waters

A Mississippi Palate $39.95
by Robert St. John and Wyatt Waters

Hattiesburg, MS: Different Drummer Publishing (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Chef, restaurateur, and author Robert St. John and watercolorist Wyatt Waters are pleased to introduce their latest collaboration, a hardback book entitled A Mississippi Palate: Heritage Cuisine and Watercolors of Home. The book marks the fourth partnership between the two notable Mississippians. A Mississippi Palate delivers 105 recipes, each with a Mississippi connection. Readers will enjoy delving into these recipes for delicious favorites from the Hill Country to the Gulf Coast...


12:00 p.m. signing with Barry Wolverto n

The Sea of the Dead $16.99
by Barry Wolverton

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

Bren and his crew travel to the frigid and unexplored North Pole looking for answers in the high-stakes final chapter of Barry Wolverton’s engrossing fantasy, high-seas adventure, and alternate history epic series, the Chronicles of the Black Tulip. Following the events at the Dragon’s Gate, Bren has met back up with his father and Mr. Black, and, along with a mysterious new companion, they have begun a perilous journey toward the Arctic Ocean...


1:00 p.m. signing with Jim Carmody

Jim Carmody, Big Nasty: Mississippi’s Coach $24.95
by Ronald F. Borne
event with Jim Carmody

Oxford, MS: Nautilus (2017). Hardcover. Signed.

The life and times of one of Mississippi’s greatest coaches, Jim Carmody. The book covers a 50-year coaching career, including beating Bear Bryant in his last season as a coach, starting Reggie Collier as a quarterback, and reluctantly signing Brett Favre as a linebacker at Southern Mississippi. This book, the third by beloved Ole Miss professor Ron Borne, was completed three days before his death...


1:00 p.m. signing with Steve Robertson

Flim Flam $24.95
by Steve Robertson

Jackson, MS: Foxx House (2017). Hardcover. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

The Story Flim Flam (borrowed from the famous Ole Miss “Hotty Toddy” cheer) is a real-life David and Goliath story where Steve Robertson, a Mississippi State football recruiting writer, found himself in the middle of the biggest NCAA scandal college football has seen in a generation, and likely the most flagrant instance of infractions since the SMU death penalty case Feb. 25, in 1987. The circumstances surrounding this case are larger-than-life...


Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Event 5:00

Lacoste: Living Life at the Next Level $24.95
by Mike Frascogna III
event with Paul Lacoste and Mike Frascogna

Jackson, MS: Frascogna (2017). First Edition. Signed. As new in dust jacket.

Spend 60 seconds around Paul Lacoste and it becomes crystal clear how passionate he is about helping others achieve their highest levels of personal fitness. But what is not immediately clear is the source of his passion. Only a full examination of Paul’s life can begin to unravel the complexities of his personality and internal motivation. Follow Paul’s development as the youngest of four boys in the household of Jay and Vivian Lacoste. Learn how he battled through learning disabilities to become a model student...


Friday, December 22, 2017
Signing 1:00

Richard Grant
signing Dispatches from Pluto

Adventure writer Richard Grant takes on “the most American place on Earth”—the enigmatic, beautiful, often derided Mississippi Delta. Richard Grant and his girlfriend were living in a shoebox apartment in New York City when they decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in the Mississippi Delta. Dispatches from Pluto is their journey of discovery into this strange and wonderful American place. Imagine A Year In Provence with alligators and assassins, or Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil with hunting scenes and swamp-to-table dining...


Saturday, December 23, 2017
2:00 p.m. signing with Charline McCord and Judy Tucker

A Year in Mississippi $28.00
by Charline R. McCord and Judy H. Tucker

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

With contributions by: Walter Biggins, Patti Carr Black, Lottie Brent Boggan, Donald H. Butts, Bob Carskadon, Rebecca Lauck Cleary, David Creel, Sylvia Nettles Dickson, Pat Flynn, Chris Gilmer, Peggy Gilmer-Piasecki, Carolyn Haines, Ann Tyrone Hebert, C. C. Henley, Alice Jackson, Donald M. Kartiganer, Janice Marie Kraft, Francis X. Kuhn, Bill Luckett, Johnnie Mae Maberry, Debbie Campbell Matthews, Charline R. McCord, Jo McDivitt, Cheri Thornton McHugh, Thomas McIntyre, Margaret McMullan, Willie Morris...


2:00 p.m. signing with David Crews

The Mississippi Book of Quotations $24.95
by David Crews

Oxford, MS: Nautilus (2016). Hardcover. Signed. As new in decorated boards with no dust jacket as issued.

The Mississippi Book of Quotations brings together the artistry and cadences of the world’s greatest storytellers. It blends powerful observations on love, truth, lies, race, women, war, humor, failure, fear, humility, evil, politics, religion, law, the blues, violence, drinking, death, endurance, and sacrifice — the wide breadth of themes and emotions that make up life well lived and poorly lived...


Thursday, January 25, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

Fire Sermon $24.00
by Jamie Quatro

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

Jamie Quatro's remarkable first book of stories I Want To Show You More published to spectacular reviews, announcing her arrival to American letters as "a writer of great originality" (New York Times Book Review). Now, with her debut novel, Fire Sermon, Quatro delivers a startlingly original portrait of an obsession and the complexities of a marriage. Married twenty years to Thomas and living in Nashville with their two children, Maggie is drawn ineluctably...


Monday, January 29, 2018
Signing 5:00 | Reading 5:30

The Unmade World $18.00
by Steve Yarbrough

New York, NY: Unbridled (2018). First Edition. Signed. Paperback.

Set against a backdrop of the current political and cultural upheaval in the US and Eastern Europe, The Unmade World is a thoughtful, scope-y literary novel with a dose of suspense that moves from Poland to California to the Hudson Valley and back to Poland. It covers a decade in the lives of an American journalist and a Polish small businessman turned petty criminal and the wrenching aftermath of an accidental, tragic encounter...



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...


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, April 26, 2018
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...