By: Rachel Parsons
As a young Appalachian woman, I find myself constantly in pursuit of good literature about my region. As I am also a
fan of Young Adult literature, it is a special treat when I come across a Young Adult novel set in Appalachia that’s about more than raising chickens and catching crawdads. One such novel is “Shine,” by Lauren Myracle.
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