Category Archives: Southern Fiction

Book Review: The Knotted Ring by Myra Hargrave McIlvain

Synopsis: Susannah Mobley, expecting her slave lover’s baby, submits to an arranged marriage to Hezekiah James, who is headed to Texas to claim a land grant. Caught in a series of lies about her pregnancy, as well as the beautiful … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Plinko Bounce by Martin Clark

Happy book birthday plus one to Martin Clark! His latest, The Plinko Bounce, is out now from Rare Bird Books. Synopsis: For seventeen years, small-town public defender Andy Hughes has been underpaid to look after the poor, the addicted, and … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: I Love It When You Lie by Kristen Bird

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme that highlights books soon to be released, the ones we’re excited about but haven’t read yet. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings, and was formerly hosted by Breaking the Spine. Y’all can check out all of this week’s … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Flags on the Bayou by James Lee Burke

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme that highlights books soon to be released, the ones we’re excited about but haven’t read yet. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings, and was formerly hosted by Breaking the Spine. Y’all can check out all of this week’s … Continue reading

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Blog Tour and Giveaway: Wined and Died in New Orleans (Vintage Cookbook Mystery #2) by Ellen Byron

Wined and Died in New Orleans (A Vintage Cookbook) by Ellen Byron About Wined and Died in New Orleans Wined and Died in New Orleans (A Vintage Cookbook) Cozy Mystery 2nd in Series Setting – Louisiana Berkley (February 7, 2023) … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: At the Coffee Shop of Curiosities by Heather Webber

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme that highlights books soon to be released, the ones we’re excited about but haven’t read yet. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings, and was formerly hosted by Breaking the Spine. Y’all can check out all of this week’s … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books on My 2022-23 To Be Read List

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish and is now hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. Check out upcoming Top Ten themes on Jana’s blog and go here to see what others have on their Top Ten Tuesday lists! We … Continue reading

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Letters from My Sister by Valerie Fraser Luesse

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme that highlights books soon to be released, the ones we’re excited about but haven’t read yet. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings, and was formerly hosted by Breaking the Spine. Y’all can check out all of this week’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen

Synopsis: An enchanting tale filled with magical realism and moments of pure love that won’t let you go. Between the real and the imaginary, there are stories that take flight in the most extraordinary ways. Right off the coast of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fish out of Water by Marc Jedel

Synopsis: A small-town homicide. A community swamped in secrets. Can married amateur sleuths bait and capture the killer before the truth slips away? Elizabeth Trout had escaped her rural Arkansas hometown. Compelled to sort through her deceased grandmother’s belongings, she … Continue reading

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