New Books



The Meaning of Maggie

Chronicle Books (2014)

By Megan Jean Sovern (ABJ ’03)

In this novel, an ambitious young girl decides to write a memoir detailing her accomplishments and her father’s struggle with multiple sclerosis.








Walking and Talking with Mom: A Collection of Shorts

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2013)

By Teddy Tutt (BSEd ’76)

This collection of short stories follows the lives of a mother and daughter who go for a walk each day and discuss events in their lives.










Keeping Us Afloat: A Trip Down the ICW and a Journey Through a Marriage

Crosby Stills (2013)

By David Crosby (ABJ ’78)

A captivating memoir, this book details Crosby’s involvement in piloting a fishing boat 1,300 miles down the Intracoastal Waterway in 1999.










Gifts in Time

Outskirts Press (2013)

By David Tribby (DVM ’64)

This collection of personal poetry catalogs Tribby’s inspiration from growing up in rural Virginia, attending UGA and practicing veterinary medicine for nearly 50 years.









Okra: A Savor of the South

The University of North Carolina Press (2014)

By Virginia Willis (AB ’88)

This cookbook includes a variety of how-to tips, preparation suggestions and stories regarding okra.










Dixie Highway: Road Building and the Making of the Modern South

The University of North Carolina Press (2014)

By Tammy Ingram (AB ’98, MA ’00)

This study looks at the role of the 1915 Dixie Highway project in facilitating the construction of an interstate network in the U.S.










Senator Richard B. Russell and My Career as a Trial Lawyer

Mercer University Press (2013)

By Charles Campbell (AB ’64, MA ’67)

This autobiography details Campbell’s work as top aide for U.S. Sen. Russell while simultaneously studying law at Georgetown University.









Don’t I Know You

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2012)

By Kay Itzkow Behr Podem (BBA ’59)

A cautionary tale that follows a woman’s journey to find her missing husband after he disappears from their small Alabama town.










Morning Glory

Tate Publishing (2014)

By JoyEllen Freeman (AB ’12)

With the backdrop of war, Morning Glory details an unlikely friendship between two young women and the role of God in helping them through adolescence.









Thru: An Appalachian Trail Love Story

Appalachian Trail Museum (2014)

By Richard Judy (ABJ ’73)

This first novel chronicles a diverse group of Appalachian Trail thru-hikers who form a unique bond.










Thirty Sunsets

Flux (2014)

By Christine Hurley Deriso (ABJ ’83)

Teen Forrest Shepard investigates her brother’s girlfriend’s eating disorder while on vacation at their family beach house, only to uncover her own family’s dark secrets.