Okra Picks: Great Southern Books Fresh Off the Vine
The Okra Picks are a dozen fresh titles chosen each season that SIBA Indie Bookstores want to handsell. These books should be southern in nature but can cover any genre, not just fiction. Southerners love their writers, and we want to be at the forefront of bringing them a strong selection of southern titles not to be missed each season.
A new harvest of Okra Picks will be announced each publishing season. To nominate a book you must be a SIBA bookseller.
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As a SIBA member, you can earn $50.00 in SIBA Credit each time you do an in-store Okra Picks display and report your sales of Okra Pick titles. The credit can be used for anything SIBA, including Trade Show registration and meal tickets.
- Last Updated on Sunday, 30 March 2014 23:10
- Category: Okra Picks
Spring is the season for Okra! SIBA Booksellers pick a fresh batch of great Southern books
Columbia, SC -- Spring is finally upon us, which means a brand new crop of Okra Picks has been harvested by Southern Indie Bookstores. It’s also time for some Okra! The Spring 2014 Okra Picks have just been announced--the best southern lit, fresh off the vine. All the chosen books have a strong Southern focus and are published between April and June, 2014, and all of them have fans among southern indie booksellers who are always looking out for the next great read you should know about. So it is very likely the next time you visit your local southern indie bookstore, someone will hand you one and say, “You’ve got to read this!”
The 2014 Spring Okra Picks
Salvage by Alexandra Duncan
9780062220141 | Greenwillow Books | 04/01/2014
Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir by Frances Mayes
9780307885913 | Crown Publishing Group | 04/01/2014
The Whiskey Baron by Jon Sealy
9781891885747 | Hub City Press | 04/01/2014
Miss Julia's Marvelous Makeover by Ann B. Ross
9780670026111 | Viking Books | 04/08/2014
Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek by Maya Van Wagenen
9780525426813 | Dutton Books | 04/15/2014
Natchez Burning by Greg Iles
9780062311078 | William Morrow & Company | 04/29/2014
The Same Sweet Girl's' Guide to Life: Advice from a Failed Southern Belle by Cassandra King
9781940210032 | Maiden Lane Press | 05/01/2014
A Bird on Water Street by Elizabeth O. Dulemba
9781939775054 | Little Pickle Press | 05/07/2014
Between Wrecks by George Singleton
9781938103797 | Dzanc Books | 05/13/2014
A Southern Girl by John Warley
9781611173918 | Story River Books | 05/15/2014
A Long Time Gone by Karen White
9780451240460 | New American Library | 06/03/2014
The Inevitable City: The Resurgence of New Orleans and the Future of Urban America by Scott Cowen
9781137278869 | Palgrave MacMillan | 06/10/2014
Flying Shoes by Lisa Howorth
9781620403013 | Bloomsbury Publishing PLC | 06/17/2014
Read more about the Okra Picks at okrapicks.com!