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Appalachian Reads

Hillbilly Elegy (2016) by J.D. Vance is a title you may recall hearing or reading about around the time of the 2016 contentious presidential election.  The talking heads on every radio and TV news show certainly went on and on about what Vance put forth in his “Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis”. …

Florida Roadtrip!

Have a trip to the shore planned?  How about a flight?  Or, maybe just a weekend all to yourself?  You might want to pick up Beach Town (2015) by Mary Kay Andrews. It opens with Greer Hennessy, location scout, searching for palm trees on her drive through the Florida Panhandle.  All she has seen is…

Get Out Your Walking Shoes

Sit back and get ready to enjoy a quiet and gentle read in The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (2012) by Rachel Joyce. Harold, 65 and recently retired, was only walking a letter to the mailbox at the end of the road.  At least that was his intention.  He had written a simple note to…