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Fiction Reviews   

Savannah Blues, Mary Kay Andrews, 2002
The Christmas Train, David Baldacci, 2002
The War in Sallie's Station, Mignon F. Ballard, 2001
 
A Broken Thing, Marlin Barton, 2003
The Dry Well, stories by Marlin Barton, 2001
 
The Cry of an Occasion, edited by Richard Bausch, 2001
River Season, Jim Black, 2003
Alternative Atlanta, Marshall Boswell, 2005
Trouble With Girls, Marshall Boswell, 2003
Some Personal Papers, JoAllen Bradham, 1998
Restoration, John Ed Bradley, 2003
The Poet of Tolstoy Park, Sonny Brewer, 2005
The Rabbit Factory, Larry Brown, 2003

Tongues of Flames, Mary Ward Brown, Reprint Edition, 2001

A Salty Piece of Land, Jimmy Buffett, 2004

TRUELOVE and Homegrown Tomatoes, Julie Cannon, 2001

'Mater Biscuit, Julie Cannon, 2004
Off Magazine Street, Ronald Everett Capps, 2004
We Can Still Be Friends: A Novel, Kelly Cherry, 2003

Remind Me Again Why I Married You, Rita Ciresi, 2003

Forgiving Sam, B. Powell Clark, 2002

Plain Heathen Mischief, Martin Clark, 2004
The Many Aspects of Mobile Home Living, Martin Clark, 2000

Some Things I Never Thought I'd Do, Pearl Cleage, 2003

Wings of Morning, William Cobb, 2001

Key to a Cottage, Marian Coe, 2003
Cage's Bend, Carter Coleman, 2005
Bad Ground, W. Dale Cramer, 2004
Sutter's Cross, W. Dale Cramer, 2002
 
The Summer Guest, Justin Cronin, 2004
Mary and O'Neil, Justin Cronin, 2002

Bloodlines of Tyranny, Dan Dane, 2001

Wonder When You'll Miss Me, Amanda Davis, 2003

Twin City, Jerry Lee Davis, 2000

The Floodmakers, Mylene Dressler, 2004

Out of the Night That Covers Me, Pat Cunningham Devoto, 2001

Lord Baltimore, Stephen Doster, 2002

Plant Life, Pamela Duncan, 2003
Lunch at the Piccadilly, Clyde Edgerton, 2003
Wild Hands Toward the Sky: A Novel, Ray Elliott, 2002
Coiled in the Heart, Scott Elliott, 2004
Eating the Cheshire Cat, Helen Ellis, 2001

Standing in the Rainbow, Fannie Flagg, 2002

Love and a Bad Hair Day, Annie Flannigan, 2003
The Cruelest Months, Dorothy K. Fletcher, 2002
The Problem With Murmur Lee, Connie May Fowler, 2005

Wild Blue Yonder, William Price Fox, 2002

Isle of Palms: A Lowcountry Tale, Dorothea Benton Frank, 2003
The Garden Angel, Mindy Friddle, 2004
The Big Bust at Tyrone's Rooming House: A Novel of Atlanta, James Gallant, 2003
The Barbarian Parade; or, Pursuit of the Un-American Dream, Kirby Gann, 2003
The Clearing, Tim Gautreaux, 2003

Provinces of Night, William Gay, 2001

Early Leaving, Judy Goldman, 2004
Sammy's Hill, Kristin Gore, 2004

Spikes: A Novel, Michael Griffith, 2001

Wings of Grace, Vanessa Davis Griggs, 2005

Promises Beyond Jordan, Vanessa D. Griggs, 2001

Skipping Christmas, John Grisham, 2001

Where the River Bends, Richard Haddaway, 2002

The Time of Jacob's Trouble, Robert L. Hall, 2002

Yonder Stands Your Orphan, Barry Hannah, 2001

A House All Stilled, A.G. Harmon, 2002

Willem's Field, Melinda Haynes, 2003

Ella in Bloom, Shelby Hearon, 2000

Every Man Must Build A Home, L. A. Heberlein, 2002

Friendship Cake, Lynne Hinton, 2000

B-Four, Sam Hodges, 2000

In a Temple of Trees, Suzanne Hudson, 2003

Gods In Alabama, Joshilyn Jackson, 2005
The Untelling, Tayari Jones, 2005
 
Leaving Atlanta, Tayari Jones, 2002

Bear Me Safely Over, Sheri Joseph, 2002

Dear Mouse..., Schuyler Kaufman, 2001

The Valley of Light, Terry Kay, 2003
Taking Lottie Home, Terry Kay, 2000
 
Something Rising (Light and Swift), Haven Kimmel, 2004
The Solace of Leaving Early, Haven Kimmel, 2002

The Sunday Wife, Cassandra King, 2002

Life With Strings Attached, Minnie Lamberth, 2005
Harvest, Catherine Landis, 2004
Some Days There's Pie, Catherine Landis, 2003
A Song I Knew By Heart, Bret Lott, 2004
Right As Rain, Bev Marshall, 2004
The Dead Don't Dance, Charles Martin, 2004

The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd, 2002

The Midwife's Tale, Gretchen Moran Laskas, 2003

The Last Noel, Michael Malone, 2002

True Hope, Frank Manley, 2002

WHITEGIRL, Kate Manning, 2002

Hollow Ground, Stephen Marion, 2002

The Bridge, Doug Marlette, 2001

Crazy Love, David Martin, 2002

Terminal Bend, Patricia Mayer, 2000

Speaks the Nightbird, Robert McCammon, 2002

The Bark of the Dogwood: A Tour of Southern Homes and Gardens, Jackson Tippett McCrae, 2002

Ghost Riders, Sharyn McCrumb, 2003
The Songcatcher, Sharyn McCrumb, 2001

Sugar, Bernice L. McFadden, 2001

Water from the Well, Myra McLarey, 2000

TALK: A Novel in Dialogue, Corey Mesler, 2002

Coyote Moon, John A. Miller, 2003

A Broken Reed, Ron Miller, 2002

Live Like You Were Dying, Michael Morris, 2004
Slow Way Home, Michael Morris, 2003
A Place Called Wiregrass, Michael Morris, 2002

Taps, Willie Morris, 2001

The Last of the Honky-tonk Angels, Marsha Moyer, 2003
The Second Coming of Lucy Hatch, Marsha Moyer, 2002

The Swan House, Elizabeth Musser, 2001

Goodbye to the Buttermilk Sky, Julie Oliver, 2000
Music of Falling Water, Julie Oliver, 2001
Chicken Bone Man, Anna Olswanger, 2004
 
Home Across the Road, Nancy Peacock, 2001

Prodigals, Mark Powell, 2002

The Legend of Bagger Vance, Steven Pressfield, 1995

It May Not Leave a Scar, Milam McGraw Propst, 2001

Saints at the River, Ron Rash, 2004
One Foot in Eden, Ron Rash, 2003
New Stories from The South: The Year's Best, 2000, edited by Shannon Ravenel, 2000

Miss Woman, Ann V. Richards, 2001

Dream of the Blue Room, Michelle Richmond, 2003
A Posturing of Fools, Brewster Milton Robertson, 2004
The Lord Had Something Better in Mind, Barbara J. Robinson, 2004
Gilead, Marilynne Robinson, 2004
Course of the Waterman, Nancy Taylor Robson, 2004

The Camellia City, Phillip Routh, 2000

An Invincible Summer, Ivan Scott, 2002

Backside of Nowhere, Sharon Sebastian, 2000

Welcome to the Fallen Paradise, Dayne Sherman, 2004

The Shining Shining Path, Carroll Dale Short, 2002

The Patron Saint of Red Chevys, Kay Sloan, 2004
Sweet Hush, Deborah Smith, 2003
The Stone Flower Garden, Deborah Smith, 2002
 
The Last Girls, Lee Smith, 2002
The Guardian, Nicholas Sparks, 2003
World of Pies, Karen Stolz, 2000

To Yield A Dream, Oxford Stroud, 2002

Why Beulah Shot Her Pistol Inside the Baptist Church, Clayton Sullivan, 2004

The School of Beauty and Charm, Melanie Sumner, 2001

The Long-Range Plan, Wade Tabor, 2004
The Little Friend, Donna Tartt, 2002
Liberating Paris, Linda Bloodworth Thomason, 2004

Swan Place, Augusta Trobaugh, 2002

Gum's Story, Rick Turnbull, 2002
The Rock Orchard: A Novel, Paula Wall, 2005

The Watermelon King, Daniel Wallace. 2003

Sweet Vidalia, Rebecca Pace Watkins, 2004

The Heaven of Mercury, Brad Watson, 2002

The Opening, Susannah Wilds, 2000

Blackberries, Blackberries, Crystal Wilkinson, 2000

The Secret Life of Hurricanes, Theresa Williams, 2002
Broken As Things Are, Martha Witt, 2004
Roseborough, Jane Roberts Wood, 2003

The Death of Sweet Mister, Daniel Woodrell, 2002

Small Change: The Secret Life of Penny Burford, J. Belinda Yandell, 2002