Comet is Bestseller in Mississippi!

“The Night of the Comet” is No. 8 on the bestseller list in Mississippi, according to the Jackson Clarion-Ledger. Thanks again to all the wonderful independent bookstores I’ve visited there.


Top Mississippi Reads
Sep. 14, 2013 |

1. “The Education of a Lifetime,” Robert Khayat, Nautilus, $24.95

2. “Mr. Tiger Goes Wild,” Peter Brown, Little Brown, $18

3. “Are You Ready?” Charlotte Oakley, ed. Univ of Mississippi, $35

4. “Smoke and Pickles,” Edward Lee, Artisan, $29.95

5. “The Storied South,” William Ferris, University of North Carolina Press, $35

6. “The Resurrectionist,” Matthew Guinn, W.W. Norton, $25.95

7. “Fancy Nancy,” Jane O’Connor, HarperCollins, $17.99

8. “The Night of the Comet,”George Bishop, Ballantine, $25

9. “The Delta: Landscapes, Legends and Legacies of Mississippi’s Most Storied Region,” Melissa

Townsend, editor,

Coopwood Publishing, $45

10. “The Illustrated Man,” Ray Bradbury, Simon &Schuster, $7.99

Compiled by University Press of Mississippi. Reported by Bay Books (Bay St. Louis); Lemuria Books (Jackson); Square Books (Oxford); Turnrow Book Co. (Greenwood).