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On Her Ladyship's Bookshelf

The books on her ladyship's bookshelf. (Earlier bookshelf picks.)

The Night the Lights Went Out by Karen WhiteThe Lemon Jell-O Syndrome by Man MartinThe Sweet Smell of Magnolias and Memories by Celeste Fletcher McHaleCecil and the Big Wave by Adam W. Jones, Alexandra Pastori(illustrator)The Sunshine State: Essays by Sarah GerardSkin Again by bell hooks; Chris RaschkaThe Girl Who Was Taken by Charlie DonleaThe Art of Southern Charm by Patricia Altschul; Deborah Davis The Best of Adam Sharp by Graeme C. Simsion Driving Miss Norma: One Family's Journey Saying "Yes" to Living by Tim Bauerschmidt; Ramie Liddle What My Body Remembers by Agnete Friis; Lindy Falk Van Rooyen (Translator) Man of the Year by Lou CoveMercies in DisguiseEveninglandAmerican WarThe Traitor's KissThe Good BylineThe HideawaySad PerfectThe TravelersSome Small MagicPure HeartThe Fire This TimeOne Good Mama BoneMurder on the Champs-ElyseesThe Ethan I Was BeforeOn Second ThoughtTears We Cannot StopSignalsMy Life My Love My LegacyLike One of the FamilyPiper PeriwinkleThe Guests on South BatteryThe Angels' ShareLove, AliceThe Virgin and Other StoriesThe Cigar FactorySerafina and the Black CloakSerafina and the Twisted StaffGo South to FreedomThe Education of Dixie DupreePrissy and Pop Deck the HallsHungry is a Mighty Fine SauceGertie's Leap to GreatnessThe Adventure EndsWonder WomenUndoing of Saint SilvanusKids of AppetitePoets DogThe Home PlaceRonni's VictualsFate BallThe South in ColorWholeFate BallLies and Other Acts of LoveThe Story of Sassy SweetwaterDrifting Too Far from ShoreDispatches from PlutoSoul Food LoveThe Promise of Jesse WoodsFirst Comes LoveThe PinchDaughters of the BrideProject SmokeThe Barbecue BibleBarbecues Bible Sauces