Books tagged: appalachian

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Jack and the Varmints
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Box Of Light. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
As Jack walks down the road, he comes across a dog, then a cat, then a rooster and finally a donkey, all of whom are old and feeling useless. They join Jack on his adventure, foil a trio of robbers and get rich in the bargain. No bad for a day's walk. Retold with Rand Whipple's wonderful turn of phrase and sense of humor.
Celestrina and the Wee Door to Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
A little blue butterfly, Celestrina, leads two sensitive, young sisters to an old hemlock tree with a thick root that grew up, over and back down to form a tiny door on a path that meanders up the side of a mountain. Once on the other side of the "wee door to life," the girls hear and see aspects of life as shared by others hiking up and down the path to the home of a famous writer and poet.
The Darkside of Down Home: Seven Secret Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
At times comforting and humorous and at other horrifying, The Darkside of Down Home is a collection of seven dark stories that will stir your imagination and keep you thinking long after they are over. Each of these tales is unique and compelling.
Finding Mount Guyot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 153,660. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
(5.00)
A fast-paced, laugh-out-loud backpacking story about a whiskey-drinking, blue-collar kid from the flatlands of Cleveland, Ohio who gets it into his head that he wants to be a mountain man. Starting in 1977, this book follows Johnny Rez and a quirky cast of companions through fourteen rollicking adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains and Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Laughs, action, and romance.
Auraria: A Novel
Price: Free! Words: 118,970. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
“Fact and fancy are intertwined cleverly and seamlessly in a top-notch, thoroughly American fantasy.” Publishers Weekly (starred review). Taking its inspiration from a real Georgia ghost town, Auraria is steeped in the folklore of the Southern Appalachians, where the tensions of natural, supernatural and artificial are still alive.
Refined by Fire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,210. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary, Fiction » Christian » Romance
Kat Keller is engaged to Atlanta’s most eligible bachelor, but could he be a man who will stop at nothing, even murder, to get what he wants? In this mystery romance, Kat flees to her beloved aunt and uncle in the Tennessee mountains to find answers. Among family and friends, she rediscovers the love God holds for her and finds a future she never expected.
The Tale of Ole Green Eyes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Boys and girls alike will be enthralled, as they turn the pages to see what happens when Brittany and Nicole venture into the Applachian woods of East Tennessee after their papaw warn them of wild animals. Will they encounter the same black panther, "Ole Green Eyes", as Great-Grandma Sarah did when she was a young girl? Read, The Tale of Ole Green Eyes to find out!
Solemates - Lessons on Life, Love & Marriage from the Appalachian Trail
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 144,810. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Winner of the Coveted 2011 National Indie Excellence Book Award! What happens when a middle-aged couple with no previous backpacking experience, decides to test their 14-year marriage and spend six months hiking the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in one continuous hike? Will their motto of "Quitting is not an option" be a blessing or a curse?
Log Cabin King
Price: Free! Words: 24,700. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance
(5.00)
A story of faith in the Appalachian Mountains
Seer's Blood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00)
A mountain community under siege rediscovers its lost roots--and its magic--in the grit of an outcast girl, the heart of a stranger, and the mystical touch of lost seer's blood. A book once honored by Andre Norton in the Gryphon Award.