Author Signings

Luncheon with Dorothea Benton Frank and SAME BEACH NEXT YEAR

This event is a luncheon. Food will be provided by My Michelle's. See the two options below and place your order by Sunday, May 21st. Lunch is optional - you don't have to order one to come to the event.

Same Beach, Next Year Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062390783
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Published: William Morrow & Company - May 16th, 2017




Holly Tucker

Appointed to conquer the “crime capital of the world,” the first police chief of Paris faces an epidemic of murder in the late 1600s. Assigned by Louis XIV, Nicolas de La Reynie begins by clearing the streets of filth and installing lanterns throughout Paris, turning it into the City of Light.

City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393239782
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 21st, 2017


Otis Sanford

From Boss Crump to King Willie offers an in-depth look at the vital role that race played in the political evolution of Memphis, from the rise of longtime political boss Edward Hull Crump to the election of Dr. Willie Herenton as the city’s first black mayor. Filled with vivid details on the workings of municipal politics, this accessible account by veteran journalist Otis Sanford explores the nearly century-long struggle by African Americans in Memphis to secure recognition from local leaders and gain a viable voice in the city’s affairs.

From Boss Crump to King Willie: How Race Changed Memphis Politics Cover Image
ISBN: 9781621903222
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Published: Univ Tennessee Press - April 7th, 2017

Troy Ball with PURE HEART

Troylyn Ball and her husband, Charlie had spent their entire lives in Texas. But after a near fatal trip to the emergency room with their mute, wheelchair-bound son Coulton, they admitted the dust and the heat were too dangerous. To save their boys, the Balls cashed out, sold their beloved farm, and moved to Asheville, North Carolina.

Pure Heart: A Spirited Tale of Grace, Grit, and Whiskey Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062458971
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Published: Dey Street Books - February 7th, 2017

Susan Cushman with TANGLES AND PLAQUES

Culled from sixty blog posts spanning eight years, Tangles and Plaques is a candid account of a mother and daughter’s changing relationship as they face the progressive landscape of Alzheimer’s Disease together. As the twisted fibers (tangles) build up inside the nerve cells in her brain and the protein fragments (plaques) fill the spaces between those cells, Effie Johnson—like millions of others who suffer from Alzheimer’s—loses her memory, the stories that make up the fabric of her life.

Tangles and Plaques: A Mother and Daughter Face Alzheimer's Cover Image
ISBN: 9781632133403
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Published: Electio Publishing - January 31st, 2017