Books about and from North Carolina - Carolina Country

Carolina Bookshelf

Need a good read? Try these gems from local authors.

Hiking North Carolina

Details of more than 500 hikes across the state

All the Songs We Sing

An anthology of works by African-American writers

Great Day Hikes

40 hikes on NC’s Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Saltbox Seafood Joint Cookbook

Recipes inspired by the Carolina Coast

Exploring North Carolina’s Lookout Towers

Part hiking guide, part photography collection

Blue Marlin

A novella by Lee Smith

Feels Like Falling

A good beach read by Kristy Woodson Harvey

A Good Read: Bear at the Beach

Heartwarming tales with beautiful illustrations

North Carolina’s Outer Banks

A comprehensive source for travel or relocation

Much Abides: A Survival Guide for Aging Lives

Advice for successful, fulfilling aging

Mothers and Strangers

Writers discover what they know (and don’t know) about their mothers

Lost Attractions of the Smoky Mountains

History is preserved in this nostalgic book

A Good Read: Beyond the Frozen Forest

Faith-based children’s book about decisions