Very excited to announce to my friends here at The Read on WNC that my publisher, Holladay House Publishing, will be re-releasing The Devil's Courthouse this summer. We are having a release celebration at Bearmeat's Indian Den in Cherokee, NC on Saturday, June 6, from 11 to 4. If you are in the area, please come out and help us celebrate! And we will be visiting bookstores across the WNC throughout the coming months!See More
Help John F. Blair, Publisher, and food critic/restaurant reviewer John E. Batchelor celebrate the launch of his newest book, CHEFS OF THE COAST. There will be light refreshments and an opportunity to have your book signed by the author. The event, which starts at 7:00 PM, will be at Scuppernong Books. For more information about CHEFS OF THE COAST please visit…See More
Steve Inskeep, NPR Journalist, To Talk about Jacksonland at Cherokee Museumfrom press releaseSteve Inskeep will be speaking at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian about his new book, JACKSONLAND: President Andrew Jackson, Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab. The event begins at 2 pm Sunday May 31 at the Museum of the Cherokee Indian at 589 Tsali Boulevard in Cherokee, North Carolina. The event is open to the public free of charge. The author will talk, discuss, and sign books,…See More
Asheville author Tina FireWolf will visit City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, June 6th at 3 p.m. to present her book, Beneath the Chatter. Tina FireWolf will ignite your fire! Join her to hear how a 3 ft. tall corn plant was the sign to go on an adventure to write her book! She will share her personal story and tales from her book that illuminate life lessons and help ignite us into Everyday Enlightenment. You will leave with a light heart and wider eyes to the world around you. Beneath the…See More
"The 4-5 prisoners taken at the tanyard were colored union soldiers under Gen. Davis Tillson. They were drum-court-martialed for assaulting an old man and woman and raping a young white woman who was the niece of the couple down near Flat…"
Tuesday, March 25 at 7 pmHARLAN COBEN VIRTUAL EVENTJoin us for a live streamed event with bestselling author Harlan Coben from his home in New Jersey! Coben is the award-winning author of many thrillers, including Tell No One, which was made into an award-winning French film. His new novel, Missing You, is a stand alone thriller that tells the story of NYPD Detective Kat Donovan. The Huffington Post says, “Any new novel from Coben is cause for a celebration” and The Houston Chronicle called…See More
Friday, January 17 at 7 pmOKEY NDIBE READING & SIGNINGNigerian writer Okey Ndibe’s new novel, Foreign Gods, Inc., follows a man from New York to Nigeria where he is bent on stealing a religious artifact. Ngugi Wa Thiong’o, author of Wizard of the Crow, says, “Foreign Gods, Inc. reads like the narrative of a taxi-driving Faust in modern Nigeria and America. . . . it teems with characters and situations that make you laugh in order not to cry. ” Originally invited to the US by Chinua Achebe,…See More
Sunday, January 12 at 3 pmSELF-PUBLISHED AUTHORS OPEN HOUSEPlease join us as eight of our local authors with recent self-published titles read and sign books. Each author will present their work for ten minutes and the presentations will be followed by Q&A. This is an excellent opportunity to mix and mingle with many local writers, hear their diverse works, and ask them about the process of writing and publishing.See More