Even As We Breathe by Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle: Book Review

Even As We Breathe by Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle Book Cover

3.5 Stars. Even As We Breathe caught my eye because it’s set in my part of the world (Asheville, NC) and it’s written by a Cherokee woman. I wanted to add some diversity to my Southern Lit challenge so I picked it up. This was a beautifully-written coming-of-age story. Cowney (rhymes with county) is struggling to find his place in the […]

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Naked Came the Leaf Peeper by Brian Lee Knopp: Book Review

4 Stars. That sounds oh-so-serious. Zany, unpredictable, and hilarious are probably the best words to describe this Western North Carolina tale. Written by 12 local authors, each getting a chapter, this seems to be a competition to see which one can throw the biggest curveball out for the next author to catch. They each did an […]

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