Mississippi Top Reads / Sunday, July 18, 2021

1. “When Evil Lived in Laurel,” Curtis Wilkie, W. W. Norton
2. “Sooley,” John Grisham, Doubleday
3. “A Place Like Mississippi,” W. Ralph Eubanks, Timber Press
4. “The Maidens,” Alex Michaelides, Celadon Books
5. “Pappyland,” Wright Thompson, Penguin Press
6. “Long Division,” Kiese Laymon, Scribner
7. “Learning Differently,” Elizabeth Blake, Casano Westbow Press
8. “The Hidden Palace,” Helene Wecker, HarperCollins
9. “The Girls in the Stilt House,” Kelly Mustian, Sourcebooks
10“Where the Crawdads Sing,” Delia Owen, Random House

Children and Young Adults

1. “Blackout,” Angie Thomas, Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Nicola Yoon, Ashley Woodfolk, Quill Tree Books
2. “Dinosaurs Before Dark” Mary Pope Osbourne, Random House
3. “Mississippi Alphabet,” Laurie Parker, Quail Ridge Press
4. “Mel Fell,” Corey R. Tabor, HarperCollins
5. “Ace of Spades,” Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé, Feiwel and Friends

Compiled by University Press of Mississippi

Reported by Book Mart & Café (Starkville); Lemuria Books (Jackson); Lorelei Books (Vicksburg); Square Books (Oxford); Turnrow Book Co. (Greenwood).


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