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Cantrell, Julie

Summary: In Mississippi during the Depression, Millie Reynolds turns to a gypsies caravan to find where she really belongs and they help her unlock generations of shocking family secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: David C. Cook 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION CAN

Love, Jeremy.

Summary: Lee Wagstaff is the daughter of a black sharecropper in the depression-era town of Charon, Mississippi. When Lily Westmoreland, her white playmate, is snatched by agents of an evil creature known as Bog, Lee's father is accused of kidnapping. Lee's only hope is to follow Lily's trail into this fantastic and frightening alternate world. Along the way she enlists the help of a benevolent, blues...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LOV

Love, Jeremy.

Summary: Lee continues her journey through the parallel world of Nawlins, accompanied by the blues-singing swamp monster Bayou, in a search for Brer Rabbit in order to find her kidnapped friend Lily and save her father from a lynching.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DC Comics 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LOV

Grisham, John.

Summary: In 1970, one of Mississippi's more colorful weekly newspapers went bankrupt. To the surprise and dismay of many, ownership was assumed by a 23 year-old college dropout, named Willie Traynor. The future of the paper looked grim until a young mother was brutally raped and murdered by a member of the notorious Padgitt family. Willie Traynor reported all the gruesome details and the paper began to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grisham 2004

James, Miranda

Summary: "There's nothing Athena College librarian Charlie Harris likes better than curling up with a good book--except maybe curling up with his Maine Coon cat, Diesel. But when the library's abrasive new director is put out of circulation, both Charlie and Diesel will have to clear a friend when the evidence is stacked against her..."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Haines, Carolyn.

Summary: Suspecting that a wealthy new client might be committing fraud through her claim about a stolen necklace worth millions, private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney investigates the sordid past of the woman's family and faces a difficult choice when the woman herself goes missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HAI

Lee, Ashton.

Summary: "Set in a small town in Mississippi, The Cherry Cola Book Club is the touching and sometimes hilarious story of a young, upbeat librarian who has been given an ultimatum to increase the library's circulation dramatically--or risk having to close its doors. Maura doesn't just start a book club; she gets involved in unique and unexpected ways with her library patrons. She entertains and advises...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Pub. 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Lee 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: P LEE

Ward, Jesmyn.

Summary: Enduring a hardscrabble existence as the children of alcoholic and absent parents, four siblings from a coastal Mississippi town prepare their meager stores for the arrival of Hurricane Katrina while struggling with such challenges as a teen pregnancy and a dying litter of prize pups.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WAR

Crandall, Susan.

Summary: Fleeing her strict grandmother's home in 1963 Mississippi, nine-year-old Starla Claudelle becomes an unlikely companion to an African-American woman at whose side she learns harsh lessons about segregation and family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION CRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Crandall 2013

Grisham, John.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Trade Paperbacks 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Franklin, Tom.

Summary: Silas Jones, Chabot's lone lawman, hasn't had a lick of trouble in recent memory. In fact, the last thing to disturb Chabot was the disappearance of a teen girl nearly twenty years ago. However, when somebody tries to kill the town recluse, another young woman vanishes, and a drug dealer is found murdered all in a short amount of time, the quaint Mississippi town is shaken to the core.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FRA

Nickerson, Jane.

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Violet Dancey is spending the Civil War with a new stepmother and stepsister and her young cousin when she comes upon a wounded Yankee soldier, Thomas, who is being kept alive by mysterious voodoo practitioners.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC NIC

Iles, Greg.

Summary: In Natchez, Mississippi, lawyer Penn Cage investigates a civil-rights murder which has been unsolved for thirty years. He discovers an FBI cover-up and that places his life in danger. By the author of Mortal Fear.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ILE

Haines, Carolyn.

Summary: "Sarah Booth Delaney's fiance, Graf Milieu, has become depressed while recovering from a severe leg injury, but Sarah Booth knows just how to help him heal. She's arranged a romantic getaway for the two of them at a lovely beach cottage on Dauphin Islandoff the Gulf Coast. On the first day of their island adventure, they take a historical tour led by Angela Trotter, a young woman well-versed in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAI

Grisham, John.

Summary: Sam Cayhall is a former Klansman and unrepentant racist now facing the death penalty for a fatal bombing in 1967. He has run out of chances -- except for one: the young, liberal Chicago lawyer who just happens to be his grandson. While the executioners prepare the gas chamber, while the protesters gather and the TV cameras wait, Adam has only days, hours, minutes to save his client. For between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1994

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grisham 1994

Iles, Greg.

Summary: Lawyer Penn Cage goes up against a mix of murder, racial tension, double-crosses, illicit sex...and all of the ensuing violent consequences in the kudzu-strangled, snake- rat- and armadillo-infested hole of the Devil's Punchbowl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ILE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ILE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Iles 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M ILE

McFadden, Bernice L.

Summary: The story is narrated by the town of Money, Mississippi. Tass Hilson and Emmett Till were young and in love when Emmett was murdered in 1955. Anxious to escape the town, Tass marries Maximillian May and relocates to Detroit. Forty years later, after the death of her husband, Tass returns to Money and fanstasy takes flesh when Emmett Till's spirit is finally released from the waters of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MCF

James, Miranda

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of No Cats Allowed and Arsenic and Old Books is back with more Southern charm and beguiling mystery as Charlie and Diesel must find a killer in a room full of librarians... Light-hearted librarian Charlie Harris isknown around his hometown of Athena, Mississippi, for walking his cat, a rescued Maine Coon named Diesel. But he may soon be taken for a walk...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC JAM

Haines, Carolyn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M HAI

James, Miranda

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of No Cats Allowed and Arsenic and Old Books is back with more Southern charm and beguiling mystery as Charlie and Diesel must find a killer in a room full of librarians ... Light-hearted librarian Charlie Harris is known around his hometown of Athena, Mississippi, for walking his cat, a rescued Maine Coon named Diesel. But he may soon be taken for a walk...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC JAM

Grisham, John.

Summary: The suspense never rests when A Time to Kill's Jake Brigance fights the good fight once again. Often named an all-time favorite by John Grisham's legions of fans, the book that started it all gets a brand-new chapter. America's favorite storyteller returns to Ford County, Mississippi, where defense attorney Jake Brigance will have to fight for justice in a trial that could tear the small town...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Scattergood, Augusta.

Summary: In the summer of 1964 as she is about to turn twelve, Glory's town of Hanging Moss, Mississippi, is beset by racial tension when town leaders close her beloved public pool rather than desegregating it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Scattergood 2012

Foster, Sharon Ewell.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alabaster 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOS

Ward, Jesmyn

3 holds on 8 copies

Summary: A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. In Jesmyn Ward's first novel since her National Book Award-winning Salvage the Bones, this singular American writer brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America. Drawing on Morrison and Faulkner, The Odyssey and the Old Testament, Ward gives us an epochal story, a journey through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAR

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3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

2 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ward 2017