The 2013 Fall Okra Picks

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Okra PicksFor Immediate Release: The 2013 Fall Okra Picks

(Columbia, SC) August 9, 2013 -- Okra is always in season in the South, and southern indie booksellers have just picked a peck of new Okra picks--great new southern books, fresh off the vine.  A baker’s dozen of new releases, the fall season of Okra picks all have two things in common: they are southern in nature, and there is a southern indie bookseller that wants everyone to read each one!

The Fall 2013 Okra Picks List!

The Alligator Man by James Sheehan
Center Street, $23.00 October

The Funeral Dress by Susan Gregg Gilmore
Broadway Books, $16.00  September

Guests on Earth by Lee Smith
Shannon Ravenel Books, $25.95 October

Lookaway, Lookaway  by Wilton Barnhardt
St. Martin's Press, $25.99 August

Love & Lament by John Milliken Thompson
Other Press, $15.95 August

Moonrise by Cassandra King
Maiden Lane Press, $26.95 September

Mother of Rain by Karen Spears Zacharias
Mercer University Press, $17.00 September

Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain
St. Martin's Press, $26.99 September

Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion by Robert Gordon
Bloomsbury, $30.00 November

Someone Else's Love Story by Joshilyn Jackson
William Morrow, $26.99 November

The Storied South by William Ferris
UNC Press, $35.00 August

The Tilted World by Tom Franklin & Beth Ann Fennelly
William Morrow, $25.99 October

What I Came to Tell You by Tommy Hays
Egmont USA, $16.99 September

Okra Picks are chosen by Southern Indie Booksellers each season as the upcoming southern titles they are most looking forward to hand selling. For more information visit