Reviews

Out Among the Stars

On February 26, 1932, Johnny Cash was born in Kingsland, Arkansas. As time went by he worked in the cotton fields, he listened as…

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Christmas Books for Under the Tree

I’m looking forward to Christmas more than I have in a long time. There is a little girl named Violet in my family, and…

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Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone

In Arkansas, we have a special love for singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams. She’s the daughter of poet and professor Miller Williams, who helped found the…

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Natchez Burning

By Greg Iles William Morrow, 800 pages: $27.99 In Natchez Burning, author Greg Iles takes us to the worst time in his home state of…

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The Highway

Holly Williams Hank Williams’ granddaughter, Holly Williams, only knows the country legend from the books and movies that tell about his life, the family…

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The Last Kind Words Saloon

By Larry McMurtry W. W. Norton, 195 pages: $24.95 A fellow booklover gave me this to read when I was under the weather recently….

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Yes!

Jason Mraz: $12 Every year, just as the fall leaves become too majestic to ignore, I take a road trip. Just me. Just my…

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Call Me by My Name

By John Ed Bradley, Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 265 pages: $17.99 Integration came hard to the Deep South in the early 1970s, the…

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Keep Quiet

By Lisa Scottoline St. Martin’s Press, 338 pages: $27.99 This novel, written by Lisa Scottoline, the author of twenty-one other mysteries, is a great…