New Books


Coastal Confessions

MedEcon Analytics LLC (2012)

By Dennis Carr (AB ’80, MBA ’81)

In Carr’s novel, Jonathan Browning deals with a startling confession from his wife, a mysterious, scandalous recording, and the deterioration of his marriage while working on the deal of his career.


Life on the Brink

University of Georgia Press (2012)

By Philip Cafaro (MA ’88) and Eileen Crist

Life on the Brink reexamines the role of overpopulation in major ecological problems, such as global climate change, species extinction, pollution, and food and water scarcity. Bringing together contributions from environmentalists, environmental studies scholars, policymakers, and other experts, the volume confronts difficult issues that many environmentalists refuse to discuss.


Triathlon for the Every Woman

Tricycle Books (2012)

By Meredith Nesbitt Atwood (AB ’01, JD ’05)

Triathlon for the Every Woman is a hilarious, fun and informative read, full of expert advice, training tips and stories to turn a tired, busy woman into a tired, busy woman triathlete, no matter her size, age or place in life.


If You Can Read, You Can Cook! An Easy, How-to-Manual

Robert L. Lowe Jr. (2012)

By Bob Lowe (AB ’72, MPA ’74)  This is an easy-to-do, simple-to-follow cooking manual, providing readers with a foolproof way to prepare restaurant quality meals in a manner of minutes.


Fretboard Freedom

Hal Leonard (2013)

By Troy Nelson (BSEd ’09)  This revolutionary approach to chord-tone soloing features a 52-week, one-lick-per-day method for visualizing and navigating the neck of the guitar.


Life Traces of the Georgia Coast Indiana

University Press (2013)

By Anthony J. Martin (PhD ’91)

In this informative nonfiction, Martin presents an overview of the traces left by modern animals and plants in Georgia’s biologically rich coastal environments.


The 4th Generation

CreateSpace (2012)

By Jack Cathcart (BBA ’51) From James Laughton to his great-grand-son James Albert Laughton, the battlefields of the War Between the States to the battlefields in Europe and in the Pacific altered the many lives that were touched. The Laughton families and their friends were always there to defend the liberty and freedom of America, but what price would these South Georgia families have to pay to keep the flame of the United States alive?


Mahogany Slade

Black Saint Records (2012)

By Stephen Robinson (ABJ ’96)

Set in Athens, Mahogany Slade is the romantic yet acerbic story of young people escaping themselves in a town where your identity is everything.


The Communication of Jealousy

Peter Lang (2013)

By Jennifer Bevan (PhD ’03) Informed by a wide variety of academic disciplines as well as offering a unique interpersonal communication approach to the study of jealousy, this book examines, integrates and informs research on jealousy experience and expression.


Leadership Lessons from the Cherokee Nation McGraw-Hill (2013)

By Chad “Corntassel” Smith (BSEd ’73)

What does leadership mean to you? What’s stopping you from making the changes your business needs to thrive? What are the questions you need to ask yourself as a leader in order to pave the way to success for your organization and yourself? Chief Chad “Corntassel” Smith, the former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, addresses these questions in his new book, using a model based on a traditional Cherokee prayer that encourages learning from different perspectives as the sun moves across the sky from sunrise to sunset.


Love’s All That Makes Sense: A Mother Daughter Memoir

Bridgeross Communications (2013)

By Anika Francis (MEd ’05) and Sakeenah Francis

This memoir is a book on growing up with a mother with schizophrenia as told by both mother and daughter from their own unique perspectives.


Famous Last Lines

Main Street Rag (2013)

By Mark Pearson (PhD ’05)

Pearson’s first full book of short stories.


Fatal Option

Create Space (2013)

By David Cady (MED ’76) A suspense thriller, sequel to The Handler, nominated by GWA for Author of the year. The story of a malicious holy man claiming to be Jesus and the man who is out to stop his revengeful killings.


Employmentology - A Practical Systematic Methodology of Finding Employment by a Hiring Manager The Clarke Group Publishing (2012)

By Darnell Clarke (MBA ’07)

This book provides key information on components of job searching from a successful hiring manager.


Sustainability: Essentials for Business SAGE Publications, Inc. (2012)

By Scott T. Young (ABJ ’74)

This book gives students a thorough understanding of the complex interaction between the needs of society versus the ecological limits on natural resources, focusing on the three “Ps”: planet, people, and profit.


Final Score! Sports Devotions Volume I & II

Tate Publishing & Enterprises, LLC (2012)

By Dan Farr (BS ’76, MBA ’78) In his educational and reflective collection of over 300 sports devotions, including numerous UGA stories, Coach Dan Farr connects sports experiences and the Bible in fresh, creative ways.


The Spellcaster’s Grimoire

ImaJinn Books (2013)

By Mark All (BMus ’84, MEd ’95)

When a dying warlock entrusts an ancient spell book to a bestselling witchcraft author, she must actually master the craft to prevent a vengeful witch from using the grimoire to destroy the town coven.


Selling with Noble Purpose: How to Drive Revenue and Do Work That Makes You Proud

Wiley (2012)

By Lisa Earle McLeod (ABJ ’85)

Using hard data and compelling field stories, this book explains why salespeople who genuinely understand how they can make a difference for customers consistently outsell their more quota-driven counterparts.


Forty-One Jane Doe’s

Ahsahta Press (2013)

By Carrie Olivia Adams (AB ’00)

Immersed in the continuum between death and desire, the detective of these poems is ever at the mercy of meteorological phenomenon and outside stimuli. As she searches and reaches toward an elevated understanding, she stumbles upon more questions than answers.


Hopper: A Journey Into the American Dream

Harper Collins (2013)

By Tom Folsom (ABJ ’96)

Tom Folsom’s Hopper is a wild ride through Dennis Hopper’s many lives. Featuring hundreds of interviews with Hopper’s fellow actors, artists, musicians, and residents of Taos, New Mexico, as well as his ex-wives and many other people who knew him, Hopper takes you on an extraordinary—and sometimes troubling—journey.


Off the Beaten Path South Carolina

Globe Pequot Press (2013)

By Lee Davis Perry (ABJ ’76)

Tired of the same old tourist traps? Take the road less traveled and uncover the hidden attractions, unique finds, and unusual locales other guidebooks just don’t offer in this guide to South Carolina.