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.