Books

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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Kings Mountain Book Club

10 Books You Should Read This Year

The Thursday Afternoon Book Club of King’s Mountain offers their picks for a year of reading.
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Mill Worker Statue Carboro's Carr Mill Mall

Lyrical North Carolina

The splendor of this state has nurtured many poets and encouraged them to put pen to paper. The richness of that tradition inspires one such writer to take note.
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A Case for Solomon

A Case for Solomon by Tal McThenia and Margaret Dunbar Cutright

In this story based on real-life events, two families fight to prove the identity of a missing boy.
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Southern Newcomer

Marjorie Hudson, a born Midwesterner, never considered herself a Southern author. Then she became a Tar Heel.
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