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Is Less More in Ron Rash's Above the Waterfall?

In Above the Waterfall, Les is a sheriff on the eve of retirement just trying to keep the peace…find some peace…in his small North Carolina mountain town. 526 more words


Book of the Week: The Risen - Ron Rash

Rash’s newest novel is a murder mystery with echoes of The Brothers Karamazov. As always with Rash, the themes feel Faulknerian (as in “The past is never dead. 389 more words


The Friday 56, #7

It’s time for  Friday 56!  It’s a book meme hosted by Freda at Freda’s Voice. Be sure to visit her blog if you would like to participate! 310 more words

Books And Reading

Serena by Ron Rash

Serena by Ron Rash
Published 2009
371 pages
Fiction/Historical Fiction

It’s 1929 and Serena and her new husband, Pemberton, arrive in North Carolina to start their life together on a timber camp that Pemberton runs. 297 more words


Four Books Abandoned Recently (+ One I SHOULD Have)

I’d like to think I’ve gotten better at choosing books that are sure to suit me, but sometimes it’s still a matter of ditching the duds when it becomes clear they’re not working. 790 more words

Fiction Reviews

Ron Rash

And afterward:

as the storm moves on
                                 rain trickles off
                                                       the leaves
                                                                  like an afterthought

—Ron Rash, from Above the Waterfall: A Novel (Ecco, 2015)


Poems (New and Selected) by Ron Rash

I’m a huge fan of Ron Rash’s books and short stories.  When his book titled Poems (New and Selected) arrived at the library, I was thrilled.   287 more words