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APPALACHIAN ANTHOLOGY By Allan Ishmael Young
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APPALACHIAN ANTHOLOGY by Allan Young These 18 stories by Appalachian native Allan Young make up a microcosm of the tragedies and triumphs of life in his home mountains during the last century.... More > Ranging all the way from a fifteen year old girl’s aiding handicapped kids to life and death in the coal mines to various landmarks, professions and romances, these tales are reflections of the author’s experiences on a day to day basis. The reader can readily see that the author writes from experience. If these vignettes are not true, they could be.< Less
Appalachian Cure By Mandy Rogers
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Kaycee Wilder is an award winning documentary filmmaker sent on a mission to bring a rural Appalachian medical clinic to life on film. She's expecting Dr. Daniel Chase to be a crotchety old country... More > doctor, but when he turns out to be tall and hunky, with bedroom eyes, the sparks fly. He's stubborn and dominant, she's independent and feisty, he likes rules, she likes to break them, and neither can deny the physical attraction that's at war with their opposing personalities. It doesn't take long before Kaycee learns that butting heads with Dan lands her over his knee! But just as Kaycee and Dan are finding common ground, Kaycee uncovers a conspiracy that is making the local children sick, and all the evidence points to Dan covering it up. Does she follow her heart or the evidence to find an Appalachian Cure? If you like spanking romances, you'll love this book. For ages 18 and over.< Less
Appalachian Cure By Mandy Rogers
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Kaycee Wilder is an award winning documentary filmmaker sent on a mission to bring a rural Appalachian medical clinic to life on film. She's expecting Dr. Daniel Chase to be a crotchety old country... More > doctor, but when he turns out to be tall and hunky, with bedroom eyes, the sparks fly. He's stubborn and dominant, she's independent and feisty, he likes rules, she likes to break them, and neither can deny the physical attraction that's at war with their opposing personalities. It doesn't take long before Kaycee learns that butting heads with Dan lands her over his knee! But just as Kaycee and Dan are finding common ground, Kaycee uncovers a conspiracy that is making the local children sick, and all the evidence points to Dan covering it up. Does she follow her heart or the evidence to find an Appalachian Cure? If you like spanking romances, you'll love this book. For ages 18 and over.< Less
THE APPALACHIAN TRILOGY By Allan Cannon
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When Andy and his best friend are caught up in the turmoil of changes in the coalfields in the middle of the twentieth century, they take extremely different routes to improving means of extracting... More > coal from the earth—one through mechanization and the other through unionization—and become bitter enemies. Josh loves Ellen, his wonderful little schoolmate with the crossed eyes, and he promises her that they will always be together. He leaves his depressed area, seeking a better life. But he keeps returning to the shadow of the Stoneface landmark. Each time he is drawn back, a more powerful force drives him to leave again. Young Reverend Hawk, an ex-soldier and ex-drunk with a shameful past, finds romance and rancor in the Bible Belt, when he is assigned, against his will, to return to the hometown he dislikes, to take over a problematical church. He is startled to learn that all of his predecessors have died strangely. So he must race against time to unravel all the mysteries before he becomes the next victim.< Less
Life & Thymes of an Appalachian Herbalist By Hassan Amjad, M.D.
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This book is based on a personal encounter with one of the most notable herbalists of the Appalachian mountains, Clarence Frederick Gray, also known as "Mr. Catfish".
Hiking the Appalachian Trail By Chris Miller
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Thinking about the Appalachian Trail? Sick and tired of the day by day, shelter by shelter accounts published by other former thru hikers? Hiking the Appalachian Trail is a powerful book that will... More > satisfy your longing. Just imagine that for the first hike of your life you decided to thru hike the Appalachian Trail. In 2011, Chris "Cleanshave" Miller did just that. With no hiking experience and being physically unprepared for the demands of the trail he still managed to keep hiking the 2,182 miles from Georgia to Maine. Despite physical injuries, financial setbacks and succumbing to Lyme Disease he managed not only to hike, but to fall in love with the trail and experience a profound personal transformation. Read Hiking the Appalachian Trail and put yourself on the trail.< Less
Proverbs and Sayings from the Southern Appalachian Mountains By Dorothy Kickasola
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Over 850 sayings and proverbs with their history and derivation. If you’ve ever wondered where phrases like these came from, this is the book for you: “It’s raining cats and... More > dogs,” “As poor as a church mouse,” “Letting the cat out of the bag,” “Spilling the beans,” “Saved by the bell,” “Kicked the bucket,” “Pulling the wool over someone’s eyes,” “A pig in a poke,” “Knock on wood,” “Between a rock and a hard place,” “Not enough room to swing a cat,” “Beyond the pale,” “Son of a gun,” “Getting someone’s goat,” “The whole ball of wax,” “Saving face,” “Get it by hook or crook,” “Reading the riot act,” and many, more. From one reviewer: It has been said that you can't judge a book by its cover, but in this instance you can! The lovely cover is a prelude to the inside, which is a collection of oft heard proverbs and sayings repeated in most everyone's life. It is a pleasure to have them all together in this well thought out and charming book.< Less
Proverbs and Sayings from the Southern Appalachian Mountains By Dorothy Kickasola
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Over 850 sayings and proverbs with their history and derivation. If you’ve ever wondered where phrases like these came from, this is the book for you: “It’s raining cats and... More > dogs,” “As poor as a church mouse,” “Letting the cat out of the bag,” “Spilling the beans,” “Saved by the bell,” “Kicked the bucket,” “Pulling the wool over someone’s eyes,” “A pig in a poke,” “Knock on wood,” “Between a rock and a hard place,” “Not enough room to swing a cat,” “Beyond the pale,” “Son of a gun,” “Getting someone’s goat,” “The whole ball of wax,” “Saving face,” “Get it by hook or crook,” “Reading the riot act,” and many, more. From one reviewer: It has been said that you can't judge a book by its cover, but in this instance you can! The lovely cover is a prelude to the inside, which is a collection of oft heard proverbs and sayings repeated in most everyone's life. It is a pleasure to have them all together in this well thought out and charming book.< Less
ABC's of Appalachian Expression: A Collection of Mountain Slang from Eastern Kentucky By David Chaltas
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Why do sayings touch us in so many different ways? Is it that they become part of our life’s philosophy, reflecting the best and, at times, the worst in us? Whatever the reason, sayings have... More > been with us and will continue to be an integral part of our lives. Please sit back, relax and enjoy the 1600+ colorful Mountain sayings in this book.< Less
ABC's of Appalachian Expression: A Collection of Mountain Slang from Eastern Kentucky By David Chaltas
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Why do sayings touch us in so many different ways? Is it that they become part of our life’s philosophy, reflecting the best and, at times, the worst in us? Whatever the reason, sayings have... More > been with us and will continue to be an integral part of our lives. Please sit back, relax and enjoy the 1600+ colorful Mountain sayings in this book.< Less