Books about and from North Carolina - Carolina Country

Carolina Bookshelf

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

Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks

Recounts of rescues, failures, mysteries and buried treasure

The Last to Vanish

A novel by Megan Miranda

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

Feeding The Soul

A personal account of overcoming autoimmune pain featuring vegan recipes

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

Painters and Their Paintings

A collection of works by professional and hobbyist painters

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