Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • Georgia Bottoms is known in her small community of Six Points, Alabama, as a beautiful, well-to-do, and devoutly Baptist Southern belle. Nobody realizes that the family fortune has long since disappeared, and a determinedly single woman like Georg...


  • You need only one best friend, Daniel Musgrove figures, to make it through high school alive. After his family moves to Mississippi just before his junior year, Daniel finds fellow outsider Tim Cousins. The two become inseparable, sharing a fascinati...


  • By the time Newsweek dubs thirty-four-year-old Ben (Superman) Willis "The New Super-Poet of Pop," he has millions of adoring fans, piles of money, a beautiful family--and a secret desire to chuck it all and disappear forever. He gets his wish after a...


  • Setting out on his boat to deliver a huckleberry pie to his granny, young Joshua is astonished when a mob of crabs raids the boat and steals the tasty fare, and he becomes equally frustrated when no one believes his story....


  • Comic and tragic, unique and outlandish, CRAZY IN ALABAMA is the story of two journeys--Lucille's from Industry, Alabama, to Los Angeles, to star on 'THE BEVERLY HILL BILLIES' and her 12-year-old nephew Peejoe's, who is about to discover two kinds of...


  • Living with his family in a log cabin on the banks of the Magnolia River, Joshua makes a pet of a tiny alligator that he calls Bigtooth, but his problems begin when his tiny pet starts to grow--and grow....


  • "A big, all American, Technicolor dreamboat of a book...This is a great novel."STEPHEN KINGIn TENDER, novelist Mark Childress has redefined the American epic. He takes us on a wild ride through the last three decades as his fictional hero, Leroy Kirb...


  • It is 1943 in Mobile, Alabama. While the world prepares for war, sixteen-year-old Victor -- sent to care for his grandmother -- yearns to be part of the unfolding patriotic adventure. Victor's wish comes true, and he embarks on a suspenseful series o...


  • Mark Childress is an artist with an ear comparable to Eudora Welty's. I haven't read a Southern novel since Losing Battles that has given me such pleasure. - Harper Lee. An extraordinary burst of praise greeted Mark Childress's enthralling first nove...