North Carolina author David Joy’s newest book, “The Line That Held Us,” is described as a “novel of Appalachian noir.” He says he’s not writing just about a region, but about the people who live there.
Wake County Public Libraries now offers a “Lucky Day” display at all library branches that let people skip the waitlist to read their favorite bestsellers such as John Grisham, Danielle Steel, James Patterson and Mary Higgins Clark.
Ryan Adams and his band Whiskeytown formed in Raleigh, and his on-stage antics became the stuff of legends. Tour manager Thomas O’Keefe was the band manager, and his tales from the road are in the new book, “Waiting to Derail: Ryan Adams and Whiskeytown, Alt-Country’s Brilliant Wreck.”
NC author Scott Reintgen talks about ‘Nyxia Unleashed,’ the second part of the ‘Nyxia’ trilogy that will be published July 17. It’s the continuation of a story about 10 teens competing aboard a spaceship for a job.