Are you ready to enjoy some “Sweet Tea Secrets from the Deep-Fried South”
Nashville, TN – Southern humorist Jane Jenkins Herlong is known across the US for her entertaining live shows, inspiring musical collaborations, and clever observations on her southern upbringing. Now, she shares her signature joy and humor in her upcoming fifth book, a full color gift book titled SWEET TEA SECRETS FROM THE DEEP-FRIED SOUTH: Sassy, Sacred, Southern Stories Filled with Hope and Humor (Tyndale House Publishers), releasing today, April 19, 2022 (ISBN: 978-1-4964-5591-8).
“This book is both a celebration of, and an attempt to preserve, our Southern values,” shares Jane. “Now more than ever, we need to find the humor in our ways, and learn to laugh at ourselves. It’s also a venue for me to share a few over-the-top stories from my upbringing that can bring hope, healing, and a lot of laughter.”
SWEET TEA SECRETS FROM THE DEEP-FRIED SOUTH shares fifty unusual, but true, faith-filled stories of growing up in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Whether you love Southern ways of life or find their ways strange and amusing, you’ll be entertained and inspired with warm Southern-fried humor and tried-and-true tips for attaining the best version of yourself. Colorful and beautifully illustrated, this collection of stories addresses specific landmark events in Jane’s life, along with issues in a Southern woman’s life, such as fitting into the covered-dish church culture, sacred sisterhood, finding hope in every season of life, and why so many people are drawn to beauty pageant competitions.
Jane says, “I hope people are inspired by the book to take some of our Southern-isms and consider how they apply to our lives now. It will inspire you to surround yourself with people who encourage you to dream big, embrace who you are and who you are becoming, and celebrate people who are different from you. This collection of Southern secrets will make your life as refreshing as a glass of sweet tea!”