That Southern Flavor

Four Corners of the Sky

By Michael Malone

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Twenty years is a long time to be without a father, and, for Navy pilot Annie Peregrine-Goode, the sky has become a home the earth has never been. So when her father calls out of the blue to ask for a dying wish - one both absurd and mysterious, no is the easiest of answers. (summary)
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Gone with the Wind

By Margaret Mitchell

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Spoiled Southern belle Scarlett O'Hara never stops loving the married Ashley Wilkes even as she faces the hardships of life during the Civil War and the changes brought about by Reconstruction.
 

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In Memory of Junior

By Clyde Edgerton

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"A heartbreaking, side-splitting new novel of life, death, and family in the South...The whole Bales family is buzzing over which of its oldest members will pass on first, what will be passed down to whom, and what will happen when a black-sheep uncle comes home. (barnesandnoble.com)
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Isle of Palms

By Dorthea Benton Frank

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“Honey, you think you’ve got a dysfunctional family? Anna Lutz Abbot wants you to sit yourself down with a glass of sweet tea and hear all about why her family takes the pound cake.” (Publishers Weekly)
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Last Light Over Carolina

By Mary Alice Monroe

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Every woman in the lowcountry knows the unspoken fear that clutches the heart every time her man sets out to sea. Now that fear has become a terrible reality for Carolina Morrison.
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Letter From Point Clear

By Dennis McFarland

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A brother and sister return to their Southern hometown to rescue their younger sister from her marriage to an evangelical preacher-only to find their expectations turned completely upside down. (summary)
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Lightning Song

By Lewis Nordan

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Leroy Dearman is twelve, and he lives on a llama farm in Mississippi. Life is perfect. It's true that his grandfather just died in the attic and that wild dogs kill a baby llama now and then, and it's true that one little sister curses him and the other one wets her pants. But up to the day Uncle Harris moves in, life looks like it's right out of a Walt Disney movie. No wonder the llamas greet each morning with a song. Uncle Harris arrives in a sports car, full of funny stories and new ideas.

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Little Bitty Lies

By Mary Kay Andrews

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“(A)ll about the important things in life: marriage and divorce, mothers and daughters, friendship and betrayal, small-town secrets, and one woman’s lifelong quest for home – and the perfect recipe for chicken salad. (book description)
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Mermaids in the Basement

By Michael Lee West

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Struggling with the loss of her mother, a case of writer's block, and her boyfriend's affair, Renata DeChavannes travels to her Gulf Coast family home, where she struggles to become the empowered woman her formidable grandmother believes her to be. (summary)
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My Summer of Southern Discomfort

By Stephanie Gayle

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When I telephoned with the news of my imminent relocation my father asked, "Georgia, as in the Republic of Georgia by the Black Sea, or Georgia as in the Peach State?" He hoped I meant the former because that Georgia promised unique opportunities to advance the democratic cause of justice. (summary)
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