Mississippi Top Reads / Sunday, August 29, 2021

1. “Another Kind of Eden,” James Lee Burke, Simon & Schuster
2. “When Evil Lived in Laurel,” Curtis Wilkie, W. W. Norton
3. “A Place Like Mississippi,” W. Ralph Eubanks, Timber Press
4. “Sooley,” John Grisham, Doubleday
5. “Once There Were Wolves,” Charlotte McConaghy, Flatiron Books
6. “Blooms of Oleander,” Steve Robertson, Liberty Hill Publishing
7. “From the River to the Sea,” John Sedgwick, Avid Reader Press
8. “The Age of Discovery,” Becky Hagenston, Mad Creek Books/The Ohio State University Press
9. “World of Wonders,” Aimee Nezhukumatathil, Milkweed Editions
10. “The Long Slide,” Tucker Carlson, Libert Hill Publishing

Children and Young Adults

1. “Listen,” Gabi Snyder, Simon and Schuster / Paula Wiseman Books
2. “Here We Are,” Oliver Jeffers, Philomel
3. “The Sweet Dreams Book,” Laurie Parker, YonderDove
4. “They Both Die at the End,” Adam Silvera, Quill Tree Books
5. (tie) “Lala’s Words,” Gracey Zhang, Scholastic Inc.; and “Attack of the Underwear Dragon,” Scott Rothman, Random House

Compiled by University Press of Mississippi 

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


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