January 23, 2020

Emmy award-winning Jeffrey Blount’s third novel, The Emancipation of Evan Walls, is a harrowing glimpse at the American South during the Civil Rights Movement of the late 1960s, told through the eyes of a young black child struggling to overcome the obstacles in the wa...

November 21, 2019

Published for the first time under her married name, Cassandra King Conroy tells the story of her marriage to author Pat Conroy in intimate detail in her new memoir, Tell Me a Story. Released in October 2019, the book follows previous acclaimed novels such as The Sunda...

September 3, 2019

“Sometimes small and unspectacular things can be a universe.” (excerpt from Rayne and Delilah’s Midnite Matinee by Jeff Zentner)

Jeff Zentner makes his triumphant return with his third young adult novel, Rayne and Delilah’s Midnite Matinee. Published in February 2019, t...

June 5, 2019

If your idea of a gutsy, fast-moving story exploring the bonds a friendship, the lengths someone will go for the love and devotion of horses and dogs while racing against the backdrop of an impending natural disaster The Summer Guests by New York Times Bestselling Auth...

May 22, 2019

As Published in Tuck Magazine

You wake up in the morning, reach over
and shut off the plastic alarm clock which
sits on the bedside table, then rise and make
your way to the bathroom, where (depending
on your need) you lift or lower the plastic toilet
seat and once you’...

April 10, 2019

Astride a fiery demon, those smitten with 

envy cruise through the world longing for 

things that, by right, are not their own.

Their polarity of vision a true enigma, as they 

clamor after the possessions of others, yet are 

seemingly blind as to what they already have....

March 22, 2019

Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs 

Beth Ann Fennelly

"Maybe, at the end, there will be a reckoning of kisses. Maybe, along with good deeds, they tally our generosities of flesh. Maybe how we're judged is this: Were you a waste of breath? Maybe eternity feels like an en...

February 22, 2019

These Honored Dead

First book in the Lincoln and Speed Mystery Series

By Jonathan F. Putnam

Book Review by Southern Lit Alliance intern, Olivia Sanford

 History, mystery, and one of America’s most loved presidents combined in a book are a rare treat. Jonathan Putnam combin...