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BookReview

Promise

By Minrose Gwin Harper Collins | 367 pages | $26 On April 5, 1936, a tornado with winds estimated as high as 318 mph,…

Fredericksburg

Falling For Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg sits in the land of grapes and peaches, bluebonnets and rivers. In the land of Longhorns and German food, that sits just five…

BookReview

84, Charing Cross Road

By Helene Hanff Penguin Books | 97 pages | $13 Recently, a new friend, and fellow book lover, welcomed me into her home. At…

SouthernLit

Lifted Up

Arbor switches off the TV, throws the remote onto the coffee table with a thud. She can’t watch one more minute of Miranda Lambert…

Kindred

Under the Blue Moon

Jesse Keyton and Hannah Marrone sit at a table inside Fort Smith Coffee Company. It’s mid-morning on a chilly Saturday, and rain is tugging…

Mobile

Mobile My Oh My!

I stayed at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel, a lovely hotel that looks out over the water. As I walked down Water Street,…