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SIBA Announces 2015 Winter Okra Picks

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance has announced their 2015 Winter Okra Picks:

All the chosen books have a strong Southern focus and are published between January and March, 2015, and all of them have fans among Southern indie booksellers; people who are always looking out for the next great writer who should be on your plate and in your TBR stack.

Here they are, the 2015 Winter Okra Picks:

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Chris Scotton (Grand Central Publishing)

Hall of Small Mammals: Stories by Thomas Pierce (Riverhead Books)

Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm (Viking Books)

Seeds of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Hester Bass (Candlewick Press)

Miss Hazel and the Rosa Parks League by Jonathan Odell (Maiden Lane Press)

My Sunshine Away by M O Walsh (Putnam Adult)

Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson (William Morrow & Company)

Sisters of Shiloh by Becky and Kathy Hepinstall (Houghton Mifflin)

Mosquitoland by David Arnold (Viking Children’s Books)

A Season of Fear by Brian Freeman (Quercus)

Soil by Jamie Kornegay (Simon & Schuster)

Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly (Greenwillow Books)

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance is a trade alliance for privately-held, brick and mortar, commercially zoned, retail indie bookstores in the South.