Edgy Mama: Local authors write for kids and parents

You can’t swing a dead opossum in Asheville without hitting a writer. And some of these writers are writing kids books. A few are writing for parents. Now you can take that “buy local” mantra to the next level by purchasing locally written (and a few locally published) books at one of our independent bookstores (gaining complete “put your $ where your heart is” cred).

Book Report: The Help

Kathryn Stockett’s debut novel is ambitious. Through a chain of events, the three women find themselves drawn together on a secret project that will reveal the never discussed relationships between Jackson, Mississippi’s black and white women who live and work side by side and yet never truly know one another.