Book Review: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek and The Giver of Stars

Until recently I had never heard of the Pack Horse Library, a division of the Works Progress Administration (WPA), that used women to be book mobiles on horse/mule-back in the Appalachian region of Kentucky from 1935 to 1943.  The timing of the library wait list gave me the audio versions of The Book Woman of … Continue reading Book Review: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek and The Giver of Stars

Book Review: Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South by Vivian Howard

A trait I share with my mother is reading cookbooks like most people read novels. Luckily, many more authors are realizing there are those of us that will read their commentary . It is nice to see more cookbook authors cater to readers as well as cooks. Southern food is a big umbrella that actually … Continue reading Book Review: Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South by Vivian Howard