Dandy Dozen for Dad from Square Books -- at half the price of a necktie....

1. The Broken Places by Ace Atkins (signed, 26.95), his new third Quinn Colson novel, and the first two were both Edgar finalists.

2. The Civil War in 50 Objects by Harold Holzer (36.00), things both familiar and obscure that were worn, written, carried, painted, sculpted or collected during this historic period. Color illustrations.

3. Pappadaddy's Book for New Fathers by humorist Clyde Edgerton (signed, 25.00). Advice for dads of all ages.

4. A Chain of Thunder by Jeff Shaara (signed, 28.00). A novel of the Siege of Vicksburg.

5. Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die by Willie Nelson (22.99). Musings from the road, with a forward by Kinky Friedman.

6. Happy, Happy, Happy by Phil Robertson (24.99). The life and legacy of the Duck Commander.

7. A Higher Call by Adam Makos (26.95). An incredible true story of combat and chivalry in the war-torn skies of WWII.

8. Southern League by Larry Colton (signed, 28.00). A true story of baseball, civil rights, and the Deep South's most compelling pennant race.

9. Norwegian by Night by Derek Miller (26.00). The hero of this terrific novel set in Norway is a veteran 80 year-old Marine sniper trying to save a young boy from Balkan war criminals.

10. The Son by Philipp Meyer (27.00). A multi-generational, relentlessly compelling Western epic whose author will be here June 27.

11. Inferno by Dan Brown (29.95). By the author of The Da Vinci Code and the current #1 national bestseller. 

12. From Midnight to Guntown by John Hailman (signed, 35.00). True crime stories from a North Mississippi federal prosecutor and Oxford writer, and currently Square Books' #1 bestseller.