If The Creek Don't Rise

by Leah Weiss
The author brilliantly creates a strong sense of time and place in this poignant character-driven story. If the Creek Don't rise by Leah Weiss- #historical-fiction, #reading, #books-to-read, #books

Praise For This Book

"Writing with a deep knowledge of the enduring myths of Appalachia, Weiss vividly portrays real people and sorrows." -Library Journal Starred Review

"This one nearly broke my heart... An impressive debut from a talent to watch." -Kathleen Grissom, author of the New York Times bestsellers The Kitchen House and Glory Over Everything

"Leah Weiss pulls on your heartstrings with characters that are unforgettable... You'll love the sweet and sassy, root against the nastiness, and cheer on those open to change." -Lori Fazio, RJ Julia Booksellers (Madison, CT)

"The Appalachian voice is very much alive in this debut novel." -Stephanie Crowe, Page & Palette (Fairhope, AL)

"This story of pluck and courage will energize that acquiescent core in many of us." -Nancy Simpson-Brice, Book Vault (Oskaloosa, IA)

"This is for fans of Ron Rash, Wiley Cash, or Nick Butler. Simply fabulous writing topped by breathtaking characters." -Jessilynn Norcross, McLean & Eakin (Petoskey, MI)

"A heartfelt story with characters that you will fall in love with." -Sara Harjo, Best of Books (Edmond, OK)

"Birdie, Kate, and Sadie Blue are the crone, matron, and maiden of a new, diverse era." -Kit Little, Towne Book Center & Cafe (Collegeville, PA)

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