2016 Authors

Fiction

Steve Berry

The Patriot Threat
Steve Berry continues his Cotton Malone historical thriller series with his trademark mix of fact, fiction, history and speculation.
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Christopher Bohjalian

The Guest Room
Christopher Bohjalian writes a spellbinding tale of a party gone horribly wrong.
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Geraldine Brooks

The Secret Chord
Pulitzer Prize winner Geraldine Brooks sheds her light on one of literature’s richest and most enigmatic figures, King David.
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Rita Mae Brown

Tail Gait
Rita Mae Brown teases readers with an all-new Mrs. Murphy mystery featuring crime-solving cats and Tee Tucker, the Corgi.
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Lincoln Child

Crimson Shore
Lincoln Child brings back agent Pendergast in a case involving a stolen wine collection. A thriller laced with shocks and twists.
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Joshua Cohen

Book Of Numbers
Joshua Cohen’s insider tech exposé, thriller, family drama and sex comedy renders modern life both on and off-line.
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Lauren Groff

Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff's newest novel is a stunning examination of a 24-year marriage. Named Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, NPR, Time, Kirkus, and the Seattle Times among others.
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Sara Gruen

At the Water's Edge
Sara Gruen follows her arresting Water for Elephants with another spellbinding period piece.
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Joshilyn Jackson

The Opposite of Everyone
Joshilyn Jackson’s The Opposite of Everyone is laced with sharp humor and poignant insight about story itself.
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John Lescroart

The Fall
John Lescroart’s riveting new novel of legal suspense has Dismas Hardy working with his daughter, now an associate in his law firm.
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Debbie Macomber

Silver Linings: A Rose Harbor NovelDebbie Macomber’s charming new contemporary novel is set in Cedar Cove’s Rose Harbor Inn.
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Ellen Malphrus

Untying the Moon
Ellen Malphrus’s debut novel is a vibrant tale of self-discovery exploring the redemptive powers of home, nature, creation and storytelling.
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Jason Matthews

Palace of Treason
Jason Matthews sweeps readers from Iran’s secretive nuclear plant to the Kremlin, to Europe and to Washington, D.C., in a seductive read about desperate spy games.
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Kyle Mills

The Survivor – (A Vince Flynn novel)
Kyle Mills continues Vince Flynn’s thrilling story of undercover CIA counter-terrorism agent Mitch Rapp.
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Malcolm Mitchell

The Magician's Hat – (Young Readers)
UGA Wide Receiver Malcolm Mitchell penned Hat during the off-season.
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Ron Rash

Above the Waterfall
Ron Rash is recognized as one of the most significant American writers today.
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Karen White

The Sound of Glass
Karen White currently writes what she refers to as ‘grit lit’—Southern women’s fiction.
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Nonfiction

Johnathon Scott Barrett

Rise and Shine! A Southern Son’s Treasury of Food, Family, and Friends
Johnathon Scott Barrett, a seventh generation, Georgian, has written a culinary love letter to his parents and to the community that raised him on farm-to-table food.
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Rinker Buck

The Oregon Trail
Rinker Buck has written an epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way—in a covered wagon with a team of mules.
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Gail Lumet Buckley

The Black Calhouns
Gail Lumet Buckley, daughter of Lena Horne, delves into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African-American family from the Civil War to Civil Rights.
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Eric Burns

The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt
Eric Burns is a former correspondent for NBC News and the TODAY Show. For ten years he was the host of the top-rated "Fox News Watch," and he has won an Emmy for media criticism.
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Dora Charles

A Real Southern Cook: In Her Own Kitchen Dora Charles learned to cook at age six. She shares 100 recipes of her own and those of family and friends that are at the heart of real Southern cuisine.
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Julie Checkoway

The Three-Year Swim Club
Julie Checkoway writes the untold story from the 1930s of impoverished children in Maui who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.
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Gioia Diliberto

Diane von Furstenberg:  A Life Unwrapped
Gioia Diliberto’s masterful biography of the creator of the iconic wrap dress is gleaned from interviews with DVF’s family, friends, lovers, employees and von Furstenberg herself.
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Michael Dirda

Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting and Living with Books
Michael Dirda, Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic and hailed as the best–read person in America, has published a collection of 50 of his most engaging essays on the literary life.
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David Greenberg

The Republic of Spin
David Greenberg recounts the rise of the White House spin machine from Teddy Roosevelt to Barack Obama.
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Harrison Scott Key

Harrison Scott Key's memoir, The World's Largest Man, is the strange and hilarious tale of a bookish Mississippi boy and his larger-than-life father. It was named by Kirkus Reviews as "one of the best nonfiction books of 2015."
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Kate Larson

Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter
Kate Clifford Larson's book about Rosemary Kennedy includes new research information from Rose Kennedy's diaries and correspondence.
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Andrea Mays

The Millionaire and the Bard
Andrea Mays' new book is a literary detective story and a tale of two mysterious men.
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Travis Mills

Tough as They Come
Travis Mills, retired US Army Staff Sergeant of the 82nd Airborne, is a recalibrated warrior, motivational speaker, actor, author and advocate for veterans and amputees.
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Steve Osborne

The Job: True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop
Steve Osborne’s tales capture both the absurdity of some police work and the bravery of those who do it.
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Dana Perino

And the Good News Is…Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side
Dana Perino reveals lessons learned from her years as White House press secretary for George W. Bush and her debates with colleagues on Fox News’ The Five.
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Stacy Schiff

The Witches: Salem, 1692
Stacy Schiff, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials.
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Evan Thomas

Being Nixon: A Man Divided
Evan Thomas’s biography has been called a fair, insightful and astonishingly compelling psychological portrait of 37th President Richard Nixon.
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Michele Weldon

Escape Points
Michele Weldon provides a potent antidote to the harried single mom stereotype in her beguiling memoir of raising three sons alone in the face of cancer, coordinating an ambitious career, and coping in the shadow of her ex
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