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Doug Russell ’80
Every-day Living (Bookbaby) explores themes of family and the past as it recalls life in rural Blaine, North Carolina.

Adam Witty ’03 and Rusty Shelton Authority Marketing: How to Leverage 7 Pillars of Thought Leadership to Make Competition Irrelevant (ForbesBooks) explores the seven pillars of authority marketing to help readers succeed as thought leaders in their fields.

Adam Witty ’03 and Rusty Shelton
Authority Marketing (ForbesBooks) explores the seven pillars of authority marketing to help readers succeed as thought leaders in their fields.

Craig Thompson Friend M ’90 and James C. Klotter A New History of Kentucky, second edition (University Press of Kentucky) is a comprehensive study of Kentucky that sees the state’s economic, educational, environmental, racial and religious histories through the eyes of its people.

Craig Thompson Friend M ’90 and James C. Klotter
A New History of Kentucky, second edition (University Press of Kentucky) is a comprehensive study of Kentucky that sees the state’s economic, educational, environmental, racial and religious histories through the eyes of its people.

Clifford J. Ray III ’99 One More Cast (Xulon Press) is a collection of stories the author wrote for his sons about faith, fishing and family.

Clifford J. Ray III ’99
One More Cast (Xulon Press) is a collection of stories the author wrote for his sons about faith, fishing and family.

Allison Wells ’02 War-Torn Heart (Ambassador International) tells the love story of Abigail Walker, a young South Carolinian who stands to lose everything in the wake of World War II.

Allison Wells ’02
War-Torn Heart (Ambassador International) tells the love story of Abigail Walker, a young South Carolinian who stands to lose everything in the wake of World War II.

Rachel Hester Moore ’13 If You Visit Charlotte (Page Publishing) is a children’s book that takes kids on a journey through the Queen City, showing off the city’s highlights and teaching them about new places.

Rachel Hester Moore ’13
If You Visit Charlotte (Page Publishing) is a children’s book that takes kids on a journey through the Queen City, showing off the city’s highlights and teaching them about new places.

William S. Walker ’67 The Farmer and the Dolphin (Dog Ear Publishing) gives the author’s firsthand, behind-the-scenes account of an 86-year-old World War II veteran who took the U.S. government to court over a rare case involving a dead dolphin.

William S. Walker ’67
The Farmer and the Dolphin (Dog Ear Publishing) gives the author’s firsthand, behind-the-scenes account of an 86-year-old World War II veteran who took the U.S. government to court over a rare case involving a dead dolphin.

Brandy Woods Snow ’01 Meant to be Broken (Filles Vertes Publishing) is a young adult, contemporary romance about a Southern small-town girl who finds herself caught in the middle of a love triangle and a devastating secret.

Brandy Woods Snow ’01
Meant to be Broken (Filles Vertes Publishing) is a young adult, contemporary romance about a Southern small-town girl who finds herself caught in the middle of a love triangle and a devastating secret.

Doug Fletcher ’88 and Tom McMakin How Clients Buy: A Practical Guide to Business Development for Consulting and Professional Services (John Wiley & Sons) offers a guide for professionals looking to build on their client service business.

Doug Fletcher ’88 and Tom McMakin
How Clients Buy (John Wiley & Sons) offers a guide for professionals looking to build on their
client service business.

Clay Kriese ’01 writing as HM Clay Garden of Chaos (independently published) is the coming-of-age story of Gauge Alabaster, a college freshman whose involvement with an alley-cat racing ring envelops him in a mysterious and bizarre underworld.

Clay Kriese ’01 writing as HM Clay
Garden of Chaos (independently published) is the coming-of-age story of Gauge Alabaster, a college freshman whose involvement with an alley-cat racing ring envelops him in a mysterious and bizarre underworld.

Stand Tall (Publisher Services) explores questions such as, “Why do taller people tend to obtain leadership positions?” and, “What can we learn from shorter iconic men such as Audie Murphy, Mark Zuckerberg, José Altuve and Kevin Hart?” The author calls it “the first personal development book dedicated to the short-guy fraternity.”

Seth Ulinski ’98
Amazing Heights (Publisher Services) explores questions such as, “Why do taller people tend to obtain leadership positions?” and, “What can we learn from shorter iconic men such as Audie Murphy, Mark Zuckerberg, José Altuve and Kevin Hart?” The author calls it “the first personal development book dedicated to the short-guy fraternity.”

Kimberly Stanley '82, Betsy Beaman '82 and Burns Sears '82: Stanley Beaman & Sears: Twenty Five Years (Visual Profile Books) is a celebration of the architecture firm Stanley Beaman & Sears’ 25 years in business after its Clemson alumni founders came together in 1992 to start the practice.

Kimberly Stanley ’82, Betsy Beaman ’82 and Burns Sears ’82
Stanley Beaman & Sears: Twenty Five Years (Visual Profile Books) is a celebration of the architecture firm Stanley Beaman & Sears’ 25 years in business after its Clemson alumni founders came together in 1992 to start the practice.

Paige Duke Murray '09: Southern Fried Skinnyfied (independently published) is a cookbook full of the author’s favorite Southern recipes made healthier and shared alongside glimpses of life on her ranch.

Paige Duke Murray ’09
Southern Fried Skinnyfied (independently published) is a cookbook full of the author’s favorite Southern recipes made healthier and shared alongside glimpses of life on her ranch.

author’s humorous account of fulfilling his lifelong dream of owning a small plane and flying around the Southeast.

Gerald F. McMahon Jr. ’65
So You Think You’d Like to Buy an Airplane … and Fly Off to Adventure (CreateSpace) is the
author’s humorous account of fulfilling his lifelong dream of owning a small plane and flying around the Southeast.

Lauren C. Teffeau ’03: Implanted (Angry Robot) is a science fiction thriller that follows a college student who’s been blackmailed to use her rare condition, which allows her to carry encoded data in her blood, to carry secrets all over the troubled city of New Worth.

Lauren C. Teffeau ’03
Implanted (Angry Robot) is a science fiction thriller that follows a college student who’s been blackmailed to use her rare condition, which allows her to carry encoded data in her blood, to carry secrets all over the troubled city of New Worth.

Trayle Kulshan ’98 Revolutions (Sitting King), made up of 99 99-word scenes, chronicles the author’s travels through nine foreign countries, delving deep into her experiences and lessons learned.

Trayle Kulshan ’98
Revolutions (Sitting King), made up of 99 99-word scenes, chronicles the author’s travels through nine foreign countries, delving deep into her experiences and lessons learned.

Jim Gulledge ’81 A Poor Man’s Supper (Deer Hawk Publications) immerses the reader in a gripping Appalachian mountain story complete with secrets, struggle and star-crossed love.

Jim Gulledge ’81
A Poor Man’s Supper (Deer Hawk Publications) immerses the reader in a gripping Appalachian mountain story complete with secrets, struggle and star-crossed love.

Cozy Reads

EMILY B. MARTIN ’10, M ’12, freelance illustrator and author of the fantasy adventure trilogy Creatures of Light, shares her favorite reads for winter, each paired with a delicious tea for sipping: “Some are heartwarming, some are thrilling, but all are best enjoyed with a mug of something hot.” Illustrations by Emily B. Martin

Picture Book

The Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau; illustrated by Gail de Marcken: Curl up and read it to your children or grandchildren by the fire.

Tea pairing: Blackberry tea or hot cocoa with marshmallows

Tea pairing: Blackberry tea or hot cocoa with marshmallows

Young Adult

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton: Teens and adults alike will savor this decadent, dark fantasy where nothing is as it seems.

Tea pairing: Rosehip tea

Tea pairing: Rosehip tea

Fantasy

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker: This magical tale set in 20th-century New York City draws from both Jewish and Arabic folklore.

Tea pairing: Cinnamon and cardamom tea

Tea pairing: Cinnamon and cardamom tea

Historical Fiction

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See: Follow this moving story about tradition, tea, farming and the connection between mothers and daughters.

Tea pairing: Pu'er tea

Tea pairing: Pu’er tea

Nonfiction

The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature by J. Drew Lanham: Written by a Clemson alumnus and professor and set in the South Carolina sandhills, this lyrical memoir delves into themes of identity and sense of place.

Tea pairing: Sassafras tea

Tea pairing: Sassafras tea

Science Fiction

The Martian by Andy Weir: A suspenseful castaway novel chronicling a man’s struggle to survive alone on Mars.

Tea pairing: Potato tea or instant tea powder

Tea pairing: Potato tea or instant tea powder

Tigers in Print

Damon L. Fowler ’78, M ’80

Ham by Damon L. Fowler '78, M '80

Ham: A Savor the South Cookbook (University of North Carolina Press) offers 55 classic recipes for ham — Southern and otherwise. Learn how to cook a whole Southern dry-cured country ham!

Kelly Durham ’80

Unforeseen Complications by Kelly Durham '80

Unforeseen Complications (CreateSpace) is the third volume in the Pacific Pictures series, following Frank Russell on the hunt for the next Shirley Temple in the midst of the movie picture slump in 1954.

Gray Rinehart ’86

Walking on the Sea of Clouds by Gray Rinehart '86

Walking on the Sea of Clouds (WordFire Press) presents a sci-fi struggle in which two couples work to establish the first commercial lunar colony.

Mark D. Major ’91

The Syntax of City Space: American Urban Girds by Mark D. Major '91

The Syntax of City Space: American Urban Grids (SPON Press) explores the formal and spatial characteristics of urban street grids, both historical and modern, and their implications for the future of American cities.

Will K. Thompson ’00

Patriots by Will K. Thompson '00

Patriots: Book One dives into the lives of multiple college students as they face a violent past in this politically charged thriller.

Catherine Garrison Davis ’95 and Elizabeth Garrison Rasor ’95, illustrated by Emily B. Martin ’10, M ’12

Night Night Little Tiger by Catherine Garrison Davis '95 & Elizabeth Garrison Rasor '95, illustrated by Emily B. Martin '10, M '12

Night-Night, Little Tiger (Mascot Books) is a children’s book originally published in 2015 that has recently enjoyed its second printing. Written and illustrated by Clemson alumni a sweet bedtime story for future Tigers.

Jared Reck ’03

A Short History of the Girl Next Door by Jared Reck '03

A Short History of the Girl Next Door (Knopf Books for Young Readers) is a young adult, debut novel that tells the unrequited love story of Matt Wainwright and what happens when life changes in the blink of an eye.

K.V. Scruggs ’03

What They Don't Know by K.V. Scruggs '03

What They Don’t Know (CreateSpace) asks disturbing questions concerning future health care. A medical thriller, the story follows a curious reporter touched by tragedy and on a mission to discover the truth about a dangerous conspiracy surrounding standardized medicine.

Kimberly J. Simms ’06

Lindy Lee: Songs on Mill Hill by Kimberly J. Simms M '06

Lindy Lee: Songs on Mill Hill (Finishing Line Press) is a collection of 54 poems that brings to life the height of textile mills in the Southern Piedmont, touching on themes like child labor, the changing roles of women and shifting ways of life.

Emily B. Martin ’10, M ’12

Creatures of Light by Emily B. Martin '10, M '12

Creatures of Light (HarperVoyager Impulse) is the eponymous last installment of the Creatures of Light series. Queen Gemma is in disgrace, but a mysterious stranger and precious information send her on a journey that could change her and her kingdom forever.