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Jason Mott talks about new book, 'Resurrection' season 2

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videoJason Mott, the author of the bestseller "The Returned," is back with his newest book "The Wonder of All Things" to discuss miracles and how they affect life in a small Southern town. Full story...
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Challenge to book in Brunswick County Schools ends

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videoBrunswick County School Board members made a decision on a book's future in schools Tuesday night. Full story...
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Southport native Tommy Harrelson writes book: 'Southport's Art Newton'

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videoSouthport native Tommy Harrelson has written a coffee table book to celebrate the life of artist and photographer Art Newton titled 'Southport's Art Newton'. Newton, also a Southport native, was a prolific artist that featured images of the Southport area and is now found in galleries and museums around the country. Full story...
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Fact to fiction novel remembers 'The Things They Carried'

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video Vietnam veteran Tim O’Brien turned fact into fiction in his war novel ‘The Things They Carried’ as he shared his war experience and a soldiers battle from within. Full story...
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'The Color Purple' to stay on shelves in Brunswick Co. following formal challenge

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videoAlice Walker's "The Color Purple" will stay in the curriculum and on the shelves in Brunswick County Schools following a formal challenge of the novel. Full story...
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Celia Rivenbark tackles modern etiquette in new book 'Rude Bitches Make me Tired'

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videoNew York Times bestselling author Celia Rivenbark takes on modern manners in her new book "Rude Bitches Make me Tired." Full story...
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Couple shares love story after meeting at Methodist orphanage

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videoIt's a love story unlike most. Billy and Peggy Griffin met as children at the Methodist Home for Children near Raleigh, but their friendship didn't end there. Full story...
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Former heavyweight champ kicks off book tour

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video James “Bonecrusher” Smith, the former heavyweight champ from Magnolia held a book signing Friday night at Hooters. Smith was the first heavyweight champion with a college degree. “Bonecrusher” welcomed fans, took pictures and showed off some memorabilia from his boxing days. Full story...
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Local pastor, co-author set to release book 'My One Word'

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video The pastor of Wilmington's largest church is set to release his first book. Pastor Mike Ashcraft teamed up with UNCW instructor, Rachel Olsen, to write "My One Word." Full story...
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Woody Durham talks about his career and his new book

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videoThe long-time "Voice of the Tar Heels" stopped by WWAY to chat about his new autobiography "Woody Durham: A Tar Heel Voice." The book details the life of the announcer who was behind the microphone in Chapel Hill for 40 years. Full story...
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Navy SEAL bin Laden book out-selling '50 Shades' on Amazon

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"No Easy Day," the controversial book by a former U.S. Navy SEAL and StarNews editor about the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden, has stormed to the top of U.S. book sales on online retailer Amazon.com. Full story...
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Local author discusses best seller

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videoCatch Good Morning Carolina anchor Ashley Jacobs' interview with a local author as she talks about her tough childhood and fabulous outlook on her life ahead. Full story...
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JUST ADD HOPE: Educators spread love of literacy

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video The ability to read is a ticket to success. That’s why two Brunswick County educators are forming the Juna Foundation. It’s a project all about getting books in the hands of kids in honor of two women who battled cancer and both had a love for literature. Full story...
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Friends of the Library hope to pass $1M raised with weekend sale

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The Friends of the Library is holding its semiannual book sale. Since the group first began holding book sales in 1983 it has raised $945,000. With this sale, the group hopes to raise $55,000, which will break the $1 million mark this weekend. That's money that goes right back to the library. Full story...
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Library friends offer deals on used books

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Bookworms of all ages can find a good deal the next few days. The Friends of the New Hanover County Public Library are hosting their fall book sale at the at the Northeast Library near Landfall. Full story...
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