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NCWN Members on SIBA Long List

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) just released the Long List of nominees for the 2012 SIBA Book Awards, and the Network was well represented.  Congratulations to the members who made the list:

New Southern Garden Cookbook by Sheri Castle (UNC Press)
A Passel of Hate by Joe Epley (CreateSpace)
Accidental Birds of the Carolinas by Marjorie  Hudson (Press 53)
The Art of Saying Goodbye by Ellyn Bache* (Harpercollins)
The Ballad of Tom Dooley by Sharyn  McCrumb (St. Martin’s Press)
Blood Clay by Valerie Nieman (Press 53)
Butterfly’s Child by Angela Davis-Gardner (Dial)
The Dry Grass of August by Anna Jean Mayhew (Kensington)
Quickening by Liza Wieland* (SMU Press)
Under the Mercy Trees by Heather Newton* (Harper Perennial)
Under the Skin by Vicki Lane* (Dell)
Lions of the West by Robert Morgan (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill)
Wait Until Tomorrow by Pat MacEnulty (The Feminist Press)
If This World Falls Apart by Lou Lipsitz (Lynx House Press)
Nineteen Visions of Christmas by Sally Buckner (Main Street Rag)
Seriously Dangerous by Helen Losse (Main Street Rag)
She Hands Me the Razor by Richard Krawiec (Press 53)
Southern Fictions by Kathryn Stripling Byer (Jacar Press)
Terroir by Robert Morgan (Penguin)
Waking by Ron Rash (Hub City Press)
Dead Rules by Randy Russell* (Harper Teen)

And yes, it did occur to me that it might be easier to list the nominees who aren’t Network members, but that seemed cruel.

* = Instructor at recent NCWN conference