How the Woman at the Well Became the Well Woman

Author - Donna Rhodes

As both Donna's and the story of the woman at the well makes clear, when seeking love, we can often drink from wells that run dry. If you have been drinking from the wrong well, How the Woman at the Well Became the Well Woman will lead you to the well of living water, where your deepest thirst will be forever quenched.


Every Exquisite Thing

Author - Matthew Quick

Nanette O'Hare is an unassuming teen who has played the role of dutiful daughter, hardworking student, and star athlete for as long as she can remember. But when a beloved teacher gives her his worn copy of "The Bubblegum Reaper"--a mysterious, out-of-print cult classic--the rebel within Nanette awakens. As she befriends the reclusive author, falls in love with a young but troubled poet, and attempts to insert her true self into the world with wild abandon, Nanette learns the hard way that rebellion sometimes comes at a high price. A celebration of the self and the formidable power of story,...



Author - Alison Stewart

Junk has become ubiquitous in America today. Who doesn't have a basement, attic, closet, or storage unit filled with stuff too good to throw away? Or, more accurately, stuff "you" think is too good to throw away. When journalist and author Alison Stewart was confronted with emptying her late parents overloaded basement, a job that dragged on for months, it got her thinking: How did it come to this? Why do smart, successful people hold on to old Christmas bows, chipped knick-knacks, VHS tapes, and books they would likely never reread? She discovered she was not alone. "Junk" details Stewart's...


North Carolina String Music Masters

Author - Elizabeth Carlson

The roots of American music are deeply grounded in North Carolina's music history. North Carolina musicians pioneered and mastered the genres of old-time and bluegrass music. Doc Watson played mountain fiddle tunes on guitar. He emerged as the father of flatpicking and forever changed the role of the guitar in American music. Charlie Poole created techniques that eventually defined bluegrass, and folks around the state heard his banjo on some of the most important old-time recordings. Rising star Rhiannon Giddens keeps the music alive today through new interpretations of classic old-time and b...


The Last Star

Author - Rick Yancey

The highly-anticipated finale to the "New York Times "bestselling 5th Wave series The enemy is Other. The enemy is us. They re down here, they re up there, they re nowhere. They want the Earth, they want us to have it. They came to wipe us out, they came to save us. But beneath these riddles lies one truth: Cassie has been betrayed. So has Ringer. Zombie. Nugget. And all 7.5 billion people who used to live on our planet. Betrayed first by the Others, and now by ourselves. In these last days, Earth's remaining survivors will need to decide what's more important: saving themselves... or savin...


War Against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification

Author - Jeff Halper

Long-awaited, "War Against the People "is a powerful indictment of the Israeli state's securocratic war in the Palestinian Occupied Territories. Anthropologist and activist Jeff Halper draws on firsthand research to show the pernicious effects of the subliminal form of unending warfare conducted by Israel, an approach that relies on sustaining fear among the populace, fear that is stoked by suggestions that the enemy is inside the city limits, leaving no place truly safe and justifying the intensification of military action and militarization in everyday life. Eventually, Halper shows, the int...


Boy Erased

Author - Garrard Conley

A beautiful, raw and compassionate memoir about identity, love and understanding. The son of a Baptist pastor and deeply embedded in church life in small town Arkansas, as a young man Garrard Conley was terrified and conflicted about his sexuality. When Garrard was a nineteen-year-old college student, he was outed to his parents, and was forced to make a life-changing decision: either agree to attend a church-supported conversion therapy program that promised to cure him of homosexuality; or risk losing family, friends, and the God he had prayed to every day of his life. Through an instituti...


The Dark of the Island

Author - Philip Gerard

In this thriller, contemporary politics of the Outer Banks, including the question of offshore drilling, interweave with the region's World War II history. The Dark of the Island is what oldtimers on Hatteras called a moonless night with no stars. It's Nick Wolf's destiny to discover what is hiding in that dark.



Horton's Books & Gifts
410 Adamson Square
Carrollton, GA

Georgia's oldest bookstore, Horton's has been in business since 1891. Antique shelves and display units showcase new books, gift items, and periodicals. Store cats Mayah, Poe, and Dante are always on hand to help customers choose just the right book or gift.


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