Book lovers, unite! Find out why #ReadSavannah is worth a trip and which best-selling author is headlining the event! Image: Kimpton Hotels
Southern Books & Literature
A great book will transport you to another world and allow you to step inside someone else's mind. The conversations had after reading a great book are like none other. As we're all about making sure our readers connect with their community, we strive to find great books that can start that conversation.
Whether you’re enjoying a beach vacation or a quiet evening on your own patio, these are the top books to dive into this summer, hand selected by Jennifer Puryear of ‘Bacon on the Bookshelf.’
We’re entering beach read season, ladies. That means Jennifer Puryear is back with a whole, new crop of fresh reads to keep you captivated whether you’re on the beach or enjoying a staycation at home.
It’s time to savor the final quiet days of the year. Curl up with one of these great books, reviewed here by SB contributor Jennifer Puryear.
Little Free Libraries are popping up all over the place. For those who have wondered what’s with the little houses filled with books, here’s the backstory and how you can get an LFL in your community. Image credit: BookusBinder via Flickr CC
From New York in the late ’70s to what it means to be a modern woman, Candace Bushnell, best-selling author of Sex and the City and her new release, Killing Monica, gives us dating advice, advocates for female friendships and dishes about her new book.
This is the list you’ve been waiting for … six books to add to your must-read list for summer!
We rely on Jennifer Puryear, of Bacon on The Bookshelf, to keep us informed on the MUST READ books of the season. She’s compiled a compelling list!
Take part in the biggest Memphis book club as CBU and the Memphis Public Library, in cooperation with the Memphis Mayor’s Office, kick off Memphis Reads, a city-wide book club promoting literacy and building community.
Historian and author Beverly Bond uncovers fascinating stories about black women in the urban South.