A Recipe for Great Reading!
SIBA Announces the 2010 Fall Okra Picks
(Columbia, SC) Fall is for harvesting and here in the South the crop is Okra! Southern Indie Booksellers have a selected a seasoning of books for the Fall Okra Picks —great southern books, fresh off the vine. A baker’s dozen of titles representing a wide range of tastes, all the books selected have the following things in common: 1) They are Southern in nature. 2) They are 2010 Fall releases and 3) There is a SIBA member Bookstore who is really excited about the book. Southern booksellers love their Southern authors—we grow good books!
The Okra Picks, 2010 Fall Edition:
A Perfect Love Song by Patti Callahan Henry
9781593156169 Vanguard Press, October 2010 $15.95
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
9780060594664 Morrow, October 2010 $24.99
I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg
9781400065936 Random House November 2010 $26.00
Love, Charleston by Beth Webb Hart
9781595542014 Thomas Nelson, September 2010 $14.99
My Only Sunshine by Lou Dischler
9781891885723, Hub City, October 2010 $21.95
Virals by Kathy Reichs
9781595143426 Razorbill, November 2010 (Penguin) $17.99
Zora and Me by Victoria Bond and T.R. Simon
9780763643003 Candlewick Press October 2010 $16.99Z
The Typist by Michael Knight
9780802119506 Atlantic Monthly Press August 2010 $20.00
Carry the Rock by Jay Jennings
9781605296371 Rodale September 2010
Greek Revival by Patricia Moore-Pastides
9781570039393 USC Press October 2010 $34.95
My Reading Life by Pat Conroy
9780385533577 Nan A. Talese, November 2010 $25.00
Southern Plate by Christy Jordan
9780061991011 Morrow, October 2010 $27.50
They Came to Nashville by Marshall Chapman
9780826517357 Vanderbilt U Press, October 2010 $25.00
Watch for more Okra Picks promotions. Visit the Okra Picks Patch at www.authorsroundthesouth.com. Lady Banks will introduce the Okra Picks to over 5000 consumer subscribers in the September issue. Okra Pick titles will be highlighted on the Southern Indie Bestseller list. SIBA will post at www.sibaweb.com marketing and promotional materials as part of an “Okra Picks toolkit” for booksellers to help them talk up these titles.
For more information on the Okra Picks program, visit SIBA’s website at www.sibaweb.com/okra.