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Appalachia: Dispelling the myth

"...So many lies have been written about us, the mountain people, that folks from other states have formed an image of a gun-totin', tabaccer -spittin , whiskey drinkin', barefooted, foolish hillbilly who never existed except in the minds of people...

High Mountains Rising: APPALACHIA IN TIME AND PLACE by Richard A. Straw

More Tales from South of the Mountain: Stories of days gone by in the hills of Southwest Virginia by E. D Mullins,

Missing May (Paperback)

This critically acclaimed winner of the Newbery Medal and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award joins Scholastic's paperback line. When May dies suddenly while gardening, Summer assumes she'll never see he

20 of the Biggest Historical Fiction Books Coming Out This Summer

The Castle of Kings by Oliver Pötzsch makes our list of 20 new historical fiction recommendations.

Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont by Elizabeth Taylor (Mrs Palfrey arrives at the Claremont Hotel, where she will spend the rest of her days. Her fellow residents live off crumbs of affection and fascination with the hotel meals. They fight off their enemies: boredom and death. Then one day Mrs Palfrey encounters the handsome young writer, Ludo, and learns that even the old can fall in love.) Books Worth Reading | handsome guys picture handsome hotel