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Heather Jones Skaggs

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This one will be called the "Hidden History of Hoover" and will focus on personal untold stories from communities along Shades Mountain, from Bluff Park to Brock's Gap and including Ross Bridge and The Preserve. more

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Eight authors shared their arduous journeys of completing books and the joys and pitfalls of being a writer. more

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Southern Voices 2018 Andrew Gross

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Connections, coupled with persistence, really do matter. more

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Hoover library 2017 fall book sale

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Thousands of books are available for 50 cents or less. more

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The library has two weekday fiction book groups and three nonfiction book groups as well. more

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Nia Mya Reese's book, "How To Deal With and Care For Your Annoying Little Brother," continues to resonate with people and draw attention. more

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Library staff and volunteers have been setting out thousands of used books for sale Friday and Saturday. more

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Publishing a book was easy for Lake Cyrus resident and Deer Valley second-grader Nia Mya Reese. The hard part? Signing all the copies. more

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Sydney Cromwell

Nia Mya’s illustrated book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother,” was published in December. But it started as a writing assignment in first-grade teacher Beth Hankins’ class last year. more

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Rebecca Wells

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The 25th anniversary edition of Southern Voices will include more authors than usual. more

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Southern Voices 2016 Erik Larson

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Larson, who has had five books on the New York Times bestseller list, gave a peek into the world of narrative nonfiction. more

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    Guests at the Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, check out books for sale on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.

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    Guests at the Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, check out books by author Andrew Gross on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.

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    Jon Anderson

    Southern Voices 2018 books

    Books by author Andrew Gross sit out for sale at the Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018.

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