The movie stars Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Colin Farrell.
The thread that runs deeply throughout Hold Still is Mann’s love of and reverence for place. The Blue Ridge Mountains, the
"I've had some odd dreams of my own, but nothing of that caliber. But yes, as family stories go, it's a pretty dark one, and it stayed with me. I was close to my grandmother, and the story of the dream had been bubbling in my head for a while before it came out in the form of this novel."
I asked booksellers at FoxTale Bookshoppe in Atlanta, Park Road Books in Charlotte, Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill, Malaprops Bookstore and Cafe in Asheville and Octavia Books in New Orleans to recommend some titles they thought I might like. Here they are.
Hilary Duff likes a good challenge. The number of former child and teen stars who manage to sustain success into their twenties, as Duff undeniably has, are few, but even rarer are those who then develop into serious adult actors.