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summer reading

Summer Reading List from Our State

Here is another exceptional reading list provided by Quail Ridge Books & Music in Raleigh.
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moments of dispair

Moments of Despair by David Silkenat

Read an excerpt from Moments of Despair, where writer David Silkenat explores the affects of suicide, divorce, and debt in North Carolina during the Civil War.
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summer reading

Summer Reading List from Our State

Enjoy this list of suggested summer reading from our friends at Purple Crow Books in Hillsborough.
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summer reading

Summer Reading List from Our State

Manteo Booksellers provides a summer reading list for the beach and beyond.
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Blue Ridge Parkway Road to Discovery

Blue Ridge Parkway: Road to Discovery

This lovely book is an inspiration for readers to embark on their own journeys of discovery along America’s best-loved road: the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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coastal wild

Coastal Wild: Among the Untamed Outer Banks

The photographs are striking, taking advantage of the clarity and intensity of light that characterize the coast, especially in their sunrise and sunset shots. But even more remarkable is their subject matter.
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summer reading

Summer Reading from Our State

Salisbury’s Literary Bookpost offers a list featuring staff favorites and must-read suggestions.
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summer reading

Summer Reading from Our State

Looking for summer reading suggestions? We’ve got them! This week’s list comes from McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village.
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I Totally Meant to Do That

I Totally Meant to Do That by Jane Borden

Jane Borden — bona fide Southerner, sorority sister, and debutante — graduates from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and moves up to “northern territory,” aka New York City. The move in itself is not unusual. “Coveys of
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watery part of the world

The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker

Set on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, Michael Parker’s fifth novel takes the form of a biblical narrative tracing the fate of New World exiles across 150 years of imagined history steeped in original sin.
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