August, 2000                              Vol. 1, No. 6   

Book News

Creeker, Linda Scott DeRosier's memoir about growing up in Appalachia, has been selected as the Best Book by a Kentuckian for 2000 by ACE Magazine.  Also, Creeker was a finalist in the Appalachian Writers Association's Book of the Year Award.  The AWA's Book of the Year for 2000 is Robert Morgan's Gap Creek.

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August Calendar
4-5, 2000 Eatonton, Georgia Literary Festival

 2000 event calendar

Book Reviews

World of Pies

Noodling for Flatheads

Surviving Betrayal

Marvelous Secrets

Get a Shot of Rhythm & Blues: The Arthur Alexander Story

Twin City

Dead Ball Foul

The Opening

Friendship Cake

Whisper to the Black Candle

Southern Mothers

Sweet Tea and Jesus Shoes


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Featured Fiction Author
The Southern Voice of Terry Kay
by Joyce Dixon

Award-winning novelist and screenwriter Terry Kay blends his skills as a sociologist, journalist and dramatist to capture the essence of the southern experience.   

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Celebrating Our Culture
“Spiritual School”
Concepts of a Southern Bible-based faith
by Robert L. Hall

Deep in the comfortable setting of Oxford, Mississippi, past home to William Faulkner and location of the University of Mississippi, a small school that usually runs an attendance of about fifteen per semester has been supplying the pulpits of the American Baptist Association with pastors on a regular basis.  

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Featured Mystery Author
America's Youngest Mystery Author Kayla McGrady
by Joyce Dixon
On August 1, 2000, Kayla McGrady went on record as the youngest mystery novelist to ever be published.  This sixteen year-old high school senior from Virginia is realizing her dream.  Kayla has been writing stories since she learned to spell.  She wrote her first fully illustrated fantasy story in second grade.  
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Featured Inspirational Author
Inspirational Author Alice May on Surviving Betrayal
by Joyce Dixon
Alice May is the pseudonym of a North Carolina author who has published twenty-four romance novels under another name.  However, don’t look for rose-colored glasses in her daily meditation book Surviving Betrayal.  Alice May is a survivor of spousal betrayal and a member of a local women’s support group discovering strength in their faith and themselves. 

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