"Natalie Baszile is a fresh, new voice that resists all southern stereotypes, and delivers an authentic knock-out read."
—Lalita Tademy, author of Cane River and Red River
—Karen Joy Fowler, New York Times bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
"It’s a wise, strong book, and I loved it.
You will, too."
—Joshilyn Jackson, New York Times bestselling author of Gods in Alabama
"A story of family and the healing power of our connections—to each other, and to the rich land beneath our feet."
—Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow
"A lyrical and page-turning meditation on second chances, reinvention, family and race, Queen Sugar casts quite a spell."
—Melanie Gideon, author of The Slippery Year and Wife 22
"Raw with hardship and tender with hope, Queen Sugar digs deep to the core of a courageous young widow’s life as she struggles to keep her farm in Louisiana’s sugarcane country."
—Beth Hoffman, New York Times bestselling author of Looking for Me and Saving CeeCee Honeycutt