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Star Line Books’s Book Club: If The Creek Don’t Rise (Author Event)

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Our staff reads widely and so this book club will reflect the eclectic tastes of our shop. We’ll bounce between new releases and backlist favorites, hard cover and trade paper and will gladly take suggestions.

When: September 26th, 2017 at 6:30pm
Where: Star Line Books
Who: All Welcome
What: If The Creek Don’t Rise by Leigh Weiss

Our September book club selection will be the debut novel by If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leigh Weiss. We are so excited that the author, Leigh Weiss will be joining our book club for a signing and discussion!

About the book:

A strikingly sincere portrait of a town and its buried secrets from an outstanding new voice in southern fiction.

In a North Carolina mountain town filled with moonshine and rotten husbands, Sadie Blue is only the latest girl to face a dead-end future at the mercy of a dangerous drunk. She’s been married to Roy Tupkin for fifteen days, and she knows now that she should have listened to the folks who said he was trouble. But when a stranger sweeps in and knocks the world off-kilter for everyone in town, Sadie begins to think there might be more to life than being Roy’s wife.

As stark and magnificent as Appalachia itself, If the Creek Don’t Rise is a bold and beautifully layered debut about a dusty, desperate town finding the inner strength it needs to outrun its demons. The folks of Baines Creek will take you deep into the mountains with heart, honesty, and homegrown grit.

What Folks Are Saying:

“Tender but powerful debut” by Publisher’s Weekly

“Part gothic, part romance, part heartbreaking Loretta Lynn ballad—Weiss’ tale is a beguiling, compelling read.” Kirkus Review


September 26
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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