Jennifer Puryear is back with another batch of fabulous books to add to your summer reading list. Take a look at her top picks for summer 2017!
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Just in time for spring break, we bring you our quarterly batch of books that are at the top of our reading list. Pick up a few of these titles and get lost in a great story! Image: Cate Storymoon/Flickr CC
If you’re breathing a deep post-holiday sigh of relief, indulge yourself. Grab a cup of tea, a snuggly blanket and one of these fantastic new books.
Ann Patchett’s brand new novel Commonwealth, to be released September 13, deserves every bit of its wildly enthusiastic praise from early readers and reviewers. We’re thrilled to share our interview with the author! Image: Heidi Ross
With a long weekend coming up, it’s the perfect time to select a few great books to read this fall. Here are some great suggestions to get you started.
Book lovers, unite! Find out why #ReadSavannah is worth a trip and which best-selling author is headlining the event! Image: Kimpton Hotels
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.
We prefer to spend our afternoons lost in a good book, and on the afternoons that allow for this, you might find us at one of these six local used bookstores.
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.
The Southern Festival of Books is this weekend, it’s free and it’s great for all ages from toddlers to adults. Enjoy the music, food, author discussions and more, and this year’s lineup is the best yet, bringing with it the region’s most talked-about writers.
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