Friday, July 21, 2017

Upcoming summer, fall 2017 releases

Here are some books coming out in late summer and fall by Louisiana authors, by those who have spent time in Louisiana and books containing Louisiana subjects. Check back for updated lists.

Available now
Emma Flick’s “Snippets of New Orleans”
Megan Braden-Perry’s “Crescent City Snow: The Ultimate Guide to New Orleans Snowball Stands”
Anne Butler and Helen Williams' "Bayou Sara — Used to Be"
Jean Garrigoux's "A Visionary Adventurer: Arsene Lacarriere Latour 1778-1837, the Unusual Travels of A Frenchman in the Americas"

Joanne O’Sullivan’s young adult novel, “Between Two Skies”

Acadian House Publishing’s “The Day of the Cajundome Mega-Shelter”

The Southern Review summer volume

Dr. Scharmaine Baker’s “NOLA the Nurse” series

Eden Butler’s “Fall

Cherie Claire’s paranormal mystery series: “A Ghost of a Chance” and “Ghost Town”

Jean Sorrell's "Shadow of Death"

Em Shotwell’s “Forget Me Not”

Ronlyn Domingue’s “The Plague Diaries,” Book Three in the “Keeper of Tales Trilogy”

Margaret Wilkerson Sexton’s “A Kind of Freedom” (She will be signing copies Aug. 26 at Octavia Books in New Orleans)

David Cappello’s “John G. Schwegmann, The People’s Grocer”


Alysson Foti Bourque’s “Alycat and the Monday Blues”

LSU Press: Kathryn K. Fontenot’s “The Louisiana Urban Gardener
Jennifer Atkins' "New Orleans Carnival Balls: The Secret Side of Mardi Gras


Richard Campanella's "Cityscapes of New Orleans"
Terry L. Jones’ “Lee's Tigers Revisited: The Louisiana Infantry in the Army of Northern Virgina”

Wiley’s Cash’s “The Last Ballad”

Jesmyn Ward’s “Sing, Unburied, Sing” (she will sign the book Oct 10 at Octavia Books of New Orleans)

Ellen Byron's "A Cajun Christmas Killing" 

John Magill’s “The Incomparable Magazine Street” (he will sign the book Oct 19 at Octavia Books of New Orleans)


William Joyce's "Snowie Rolie"

Michael Murphy's "All Dat"

MeaganCass’s story collection "ActivAmerica" 


LSU Press: Urmi Engineer Willoughby's "Yellow Fever, Race, and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans"

Coming next year...

January 2018

LSU Press: "Speaking French in Louisiana, 1720-1955, Linguistic Practices of the Catholic Church" by Sylvie DuBoisMalcolm Richardson and Emilie Gagnet Leumas

Louisiana Book News is written by travel writer Cheré Dastugue Coen, who writes novels under the pen name of Cherie Claire. Follow along on Facebook