Don Noble http://apr.org en The Invitation http://apr.org/post/invitation <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><b>“The Invitation” Author: Clifton Taulbert<br />Publisher: NewSouth Books<br />Pages: 206<br />Price: $25.95 (Cloth)</b></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53613 at http://apr.org The Invitation The Shoe Burnin' http://apr.org/post/shoe-burnin <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><b>“The Shoe Burnin’: Stories of Southern Soul”<br />Editor: Joe Formichella<br />Publisher: River’s Edge Media<br />Pages: 216<br />Price: $34.95 (Cloth) including CD</b></p><p>“The Shoe Burnin’: Stories of Southern Soul.” The title has a story behind it and the subtitle is a pun.</p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53612 at http://apr.org The Shoe Burnin' The Never List http://apr.org/post/never-list <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><b>“The Never List: A Novel” Author: Koethi Zan<br />Publisher: Viking Press<br />Pages: 303<br />Price: $27.95 (Cloth)</b></p><p>One rarely begins a review by quoting from the acknowledgements, but this is an unusual situation. Koethi Zan thanks a number of people including her daughters, who “are not allowed to read one word of [“The Never List”] until college.”</p><p>This is perfectly understandable.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53608 at http://apr.org The Never List Hum http://apr.org/post/hum <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>“Hum” Author: Michelle Richmond<br />Publisher: University of Alabama Press, FC2<br />Pages: 149<br />Price: $16.95 (Paper)</p><p>A native of Mobile, Michelle Richmond began her career with a volume of stories, “The Girl in the Fall-Away Dress,” which won the Associated Writing Programs prize for short fiction in 2000.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53594 at http://apr.org Hum Fielder's Choice http://apr.org/post/fielders-choice <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><strong>“Fielder’s Choice” Author: J. Mark Hart<br />Publisher: TradeWorks Publishing<br />Pages: 460<br />Price: $12.95</strong></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53593 at http://apr.org Fielder's Choice Superzelda http://apr.org/post/superzelda <p></p><p>“Superzelda: The Graphic Life of Zelda Fitzgerald”<br />Author: Tizania Lo Porto<br />Illustrator: Daniele Marotta<br />Publisher: One Peace Books<br />Pages: 175<br />Price: $16.95 (Paper)</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53592 at http://apr.org Superzelda Turning the Tide http://apr.org/post/turning-tide <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>“Turning the Tide: The University of Alabama in the 1960s”<br />Author: Earl H. Tilford<br />Publisher: University of Alabama Press<br />Pages: 252<br />Price: $34.95 (Cloth)</p><p>Earl Tilford offers what seems a very useful way to think of the history of the University of Alabama. He suggests there have been three UAs, or rather the university has been born, then faded and reborn twice. The first university dates from the founding in 1831 and ends when the Union troops burned all but four buildings in 1865.</p> Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53534 at http://apr.org Turning the Tide Bear is Broken: A Leo Maxwell Mystery http://apr.org/post/bear-broken-leo-maxwell-mystery <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p>“Bear Is Broken: A Leo Maxwell Mystery”<br />Author: Lachlan Smith<br />Publisher: The Mysterious Press: An imprint of Grove/Atlantic<br />Pages: 256<br />Price: $24.00 (Cloth)</p><p>Since the early years of John Grisham, It has become a commonplace that attorneys write legal thrillers. Nothing new there. But few can have been as fully prepared for the job as Lachlan Smith.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53532 at http://apr.org Bear is Broken: A Leo Maxwell Mystery March With Me http://apr.org/post/march-me <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">text &nbsp;</span>“March with Me”</br> Author: Rosalie T. Turner</br> Publisher: Cypress Creek Publishing</br> Pages: 210</br> Price: $18.00 </p><p> In her Foreword to “March With Me,” Rosalie Turner says a major motivation for writing this short novel was “the fact that most people in our country today have either forgotten or never knew about the Children’s March” in Birmingham in April of 1963.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53111 at http://apr.org March With Me Eugene Bullard http://apr.org/post/eugene-bullard <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"></span>“Eugene Bullard: World’s First Black Fighter Pilot”</br> Author: Larry Greenly</br> Publisher: NewSouth Books</br> Pages: 160</br> Price: $19.95 (Cloth)</p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53110 at http://apr.org Eugene Bullard Someone Else's Love Story http://apr.org/post/someone-elses-love-story <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"></span>“Someone Else’s Love Story”</br> Author: Joshilyn Jackson</br> Publisher: William Morrow</br> Pages: 300</br> Price: $26.99 (Cloth)</p><p> Joshilyn Jackson has achieved the status of best-selling author with a solid reader/fan base. One can tell that from the dust jacket: her name is in larger, brighter type than the words of the title.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53109 at http://apr.org Someone Else's Love Story Starting Over http://apr.org/post/starting-over <p></p><p>“Starting Over”<br />Author: Elizabeth Spencer<br />Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation<br />Pages: 208<br />Price: $24.95 (Cloth)</p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53107 at http://apr.org Starting Over The Moon and the Stars; New and Collected Stories http://apr.org/post/moon-and-stars-new-and-collected-stories <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Moon and the Stars; New and Collected Stories</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Author: Marian </span>Carcache</p><p>Introduction by Don Noble</p><p>Publisher: Solomon &amp; George Publishers</p><p>Pages: 82</p><p>Price: $15.00 (Paper)</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 45008 at http://apr.org The Moon and the Stars; New and Collected Stories Local Souls: Novellas http://apr.org/post/local-souls-novellas <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>“Local Souls: Novellas”</p><p>Author: Allan Gurganus</p><p>Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corp.</p><p>Pages: 344</p><p>Price: $25.95 (Cloth)</p><p>Allan Gurganus, after two big novels, “Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All” and “Plays Well with Others,” which is set in the early years of the AIDS epidemic in New York, has turned increasingly to the long, long story, the novella. For him, as for Henry James, it is the perfect form, the piece readable in one sitting, perhaps between dinner and bedtime, with no mood-destroying interruptions.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 45009 at http://apr.org Local Souls: Novellas The Path Was Steep http://apr.org/post/path-was-steep <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“The Path Was Steep: A Memoir of Appalachian Coal Camps During the Great Depression”<br />Author: Suzanne Pickett, with a Foreword by Norman McMillan<br />Publisher: NewSouth Books<br />Pages: 210<br />Price: $24.95 (Paper)</span></p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Don Noble 53106 at http://apr.org The Path Was Steep