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Shout-out Friday.

It’s miserably cold and wet outside today. One of those days that’s conducive to reading and writing and it seems that my internet friends have been active.  426 more words


Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash

All we seen is hard trials and sorrows. I’d not deny it. Burdens are plenty in this world and they can pull us down in the lamentation.

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Summer Book Recommendation Round-Up

I read a ton of books this summer. Partly, because I spent the past several years depriving myself of fun reading which lead to “reader’s block” that spilt over to depriving myself of literary fiction, as well. 210 more words

Currently Reading

'If the work is good enough, eventually somebody will notice'

This is my second post this year of quotes from Ron Rash. He’s one of my all-time favorite writers, and that he lives in the Southeast (and claims Western North Carolina as his region) makes me love his work that much more. 638 more words


Appalachian Noir: ABOVE THE WATERFALL by Ron Rash

Originally published in Bookpage.

Ron Rash may not have invented the “Appalachian Noir” genre, but he’s certainly perfected it over the past 15 years with modern classics like… 295 more words

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Cove

Author: Ron Rash
Genre: Romance/Tragedy
Page #: ~250
Easy to Einstein (1-5) Scale: 2
Overlaps: Serena by Ron Rash/ No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy… 302 more words

Book Review

Book of the Week: Above the Waterfall - Ron Rash

Way back in the mid-2000s Jen Reynolds, then at Joseph-Beth and now Director of Field Sales at Houghton Mifflin, praised to sky an Appalachian poet, story writer, and novelist who Harper had just signed. 738 more words