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Encyclopedia of North Carolina

One Thing Leads to Another

Pick a word, any word. And dive down into the rabbit hole of regional knowledge. For card-carrying Carolinians, the definitive Encyclopedia of North Carolina tells you all you need to know about our great state.
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Our State's Summer Reading List presented by Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Summer Reading List from McIntyre’s Books

To kick off our Summer Reading List, enjoy these recommendations from McIntyre’s Books in Fearrington Village.
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Our State's Summer Reading List presented by Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Our State’s Summer Reading List

Sign up today to receive summer reading suggestions from Our State, as recommended by several of North Carolina’s independent bookstores!
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Life After Life

Life After Life by Jill McCorkle

Jill McCorkle breaks stereotypes and explores the meaning of death in her latest novel.
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Battery Park Book Exchange

The Battery Park Book Exchange

At this eclectic bookstore in Asheville’s Grove Arcade, wine and espresso entice as many customers as the 30,000 gently used books. Here, old and new collide in a rich, decadent decor that resembles the arcade’s original purpose: to create an ambiance of extravagance.
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Literary Heritage

An online database tracks authors and the local towns where their stories are set.
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The Buzzard Table by Margaret Maron

The Buzzard Table Margaret Maron

A judge and her husband, the local deputy sheriff, help solve a murder and uncover family secrets.
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Cold Spring Rising

Cold Spring Rising by John Thomas York

An English teacher revisits his childhood and fills a book of poetry with his sweet memories.
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Kings Mountain Book Club

Page Turners

The Thursday Afternoon Book Club of Kings Mountain celebrates a century of reading and culture.
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The Patron Saint of Dreams by Philip Gerard

A writer dissects mundane events and finds universal lessons.
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