Books tagged: southern culture

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Mr. Willy & Arthur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
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"Mr. Willy & Arthur" is a literary mashup, sort of a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup in words. In this novella Boo Radley finds the gumption to escape Maycomb and the decaying family home. Fourteen years later, Willy Loman's life is extended five days when he decides to return to Florida. Outside of Raleigh one rainy night Boo and Willy meet. This is the story of their brief time together.
Tunnels in the Briar Patch (The Adventures of Roland McCray)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Inspirational
Set in the 1960’s, Roland McCray’s adventures recall a simpler time when kids played for hours outdoors, instead of hours on video games. His mother took him to a Baptist church every Sunday, but it was his grandfather who taught him that real faith is not just for show; it is a quiet and unwavering belief that all things work for the good of those who seek good.
Finding Roland McCray (The Adventures of Roland McCray)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,630. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Inspirational
(Bks 1 & 2 in 1 volume) This is a slice-of-life look at Roland McCray from ages 8 to 18. A child during the turbulent 1960’s, Roland comes of age in the 1970’s in a town rich in Civil War history. Seeing bloody scenes of the Vietnam War on television, Roland knows war is evil. He wants the faith his grandfather lives and seeks his own Path, but fears he'll have to lose his religion to find God
Summer of Frogs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
During a hot, lazy summer in Georgia, 16-year-old Trixie sorts through the complexity of her parents' marriage, jealousy towards her adorable kid sister, and ambivalence about the religion she inherited. From a generation before texting and social media, Trixie relies on her best friend and partner-in-mischief, her vivid imagination, and her love of nature. For Trixie, it is the summer of frogs.
The Weariness of the South
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literature » Literary
These ten stories of the old and new south feature the young, old, and middle-aged confronting painful transitions and oppressive memories, from brothers at odds in the 1880s to a kid in Civil Rights era Montgomery to an old man lost in the cosmos on a late-night bathroom trip.
LisaSays...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Southern style beat poetry written by a southern belle/beat poet. poems about life's hard licks, love and betrayal, faith and folly, hope and disillusionment and the after-effects.
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.
Cry
Series: Southern Fried Women, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by Satya House Publications Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Cry is a contrast in extremes. A young girl, living just above the poverty line, struggles with unanswered questions about her past. Running parallel to her story is the opulent and abundant life of a televangelist, who is not only well-known, she’s a woman, “God’s anointed daughter.” Two different stories — two opposite women — merging in the most unexpected place. From book: Southern Fried Women
To Walk in Joyful Shoes… Short Poems to Live By With Love Heather Lombardo
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
I wrote 15 short poems that will get you thinking and hopeful learn from. Inspiration and healing through writing was the goal with these poems. Everything from the kind of men we like to the loss of a child are explored, even a poem about Montana. I have laughed and cried throughout my life and I hope I reflected that in a small way through these poems
The Original SOUTHERN RAPTURE
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,780. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The Original SOUTHERN RAPTURE is a novel adaptation of the stage play of the same title that starred Dwight Yoakam and Sally Kirkland and was directed by Peter Fonda. The play was produced at the Met Theatre in Hollywood and opened in April 1994. In 2000 while studying with the three time Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Edward Albee the idea for the novel was born.