The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, Anton DiSclafani. Exiled to an equestrian boarding school at the height of the Great Depression, teen Thea Atwell grapples with painful memories while acclimating to the school's strict environment.
The Secret History, Donna Tartt’s bestselling first novel, deserves the accolade "a modern classic." Tartt worked with UM writers in residence Willie Morris and Barry Hannah during her freshman year at UM.
Suspenseful and cinematic, Bittersweet exposes the gothic underbelly of an idyllic world of privilege and an outsiders hunger to belong. On scholarship at a prestigious East Coast college, ordinary Mabel Dagma.
The Kitchen House-Orphaned while onboard ship from Ireland, seven-year-old Lavinia arrives on the steps of a tobacco plantation where she is to live and work with the slaves of the kitchen house. Highly recommend this book.