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October 29, 2015

The High Point Furniture Market

Twice a year, the International Home Furnishings Market is showcased in High Point, North Carolina.  People come from across the country and around the world to view and buy furniture in large showrooms throughout downtown High Point.  The last "High Point Furniture Market" for 2015 just ended.

Margaret Maron, author of the Deborah Knott series, wrote a fictional murder mystery set in the middle of this biannual event entitled Killer Market.  Author Barbara Taylor wrote a nonfiction historical account of High Point, including the "Furniture Market", in her book High Point.  You can find these titles at your local library or bookstore.  Check it out!

October 20, 2015

Adventure and Mystery at the Biltmore Estate!

Asheville author Robert Beatty recently published a fictional children's novel set at the Biltmore Estate in 1899.  In the book, two youths from vastly different economic backgrounds must band together and risk everything in order to solve a frightening puzzle.  Check it out at your local library or bookstore!

For more information about Robert Beatty and his debut novel, please visit this website.  For the NC Literary Map's entry, please follow this link.