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Tag Archives: Lady Banks

Pat Conroy, RIP

New York Times bestselling author Pat Conroy of Beaufort, South Carolina, passed away last week at the age of seventy. His universally read books include The Great Santini and The Prince of Tides, both of which were made into Oscar-nominated movies. There’s nothing we can say about him that hasn’t already been said better by […]

SIBA Launches “Parapalooza”

From our friends at the Southern Independent Booksellers Association: SIBA has created “Parapalooza!”—a YouTube channel devoted to people reading favorite selections from favorite books—as a way to foster avid readers’ enthusiasm for great writing. People are invited to submit their own short videos to the channel by sending them to With the advent of […]

Meet the Voice Behind Lady Banks

Some of you may be familiar with the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance weekly e-newsletter Lady Banks’ Commonplace Book and its charming and irresistible editor/contributor Lady Banks. But have you ever wondered who Lady Banks actually is? Well it’s none other than the Network’s very own Trustee, Nicki Leone! Along with serving as the web administrator and newsletter […]