COVID-19 UPDATE: While our physical storefront remains closed to the public, we are continuing daily operations with in many cases same-day processing of online book purchases. Please considering SHOPPING THE JSF ONLINE.

Clement County

Tales of Mystery & Intrigue from Kentucky

The JSF has just released Clement County: Tales of Mystery & Intrigue from Kentucky. Everything from gritty reality to the supernatural rears its head in the new short story collection from Hal Blythe and Charlie Sweet.

Clement County zeros in on the characters, plots, and locales that make this fictional southeastern Kentucky county come to life.


Find a book …

Use this search field for quick results!

Did You Know?

The JSF has over 6,000 books on Amazon!

Can’t find what you’re looking for here? That’s OK …

Try our loaded Amazon platform but please make sure you are buying JSF books by shopping directly from the storefront link below and by making sure “JSFBOOKS” is showing in your Amazon search bar when you search for book titles or keywords (below is an example of what this looks like):


Learn more about Amazon Smile and how you can designate a portion of your eligible Amazon purchases to the Jesse Stuart Foundation:


Latest JSF News

JSF best sellers ~ May 24-30

#1 The Frontiersmen, Allan W. Eckert #2 Twilight of Empire, Allan W. Eckert #3 Wilderness Empire, Allan W. Eckert #4 (tie) Gateway to Empire, Allan W. Eckert #4 (tie) God Bless the USA, Lee Greenwood #4 (tie) A Jesse Stuart Reader, Jesse Stuart #4 (tie) A Penny’s Worth of Character, Jesse Stuart #4 (tie) The Tall Woman, Wilma Dykeman #5 (tie) The Conquerors, Allan W. Eckert #5 (tie) The [...]

By |June 4, 2021|Categories: Best Sellers|

Stuart’s writings part of catalyst for current rebirth of interest in Appalachian literature

“A Jesse Stuart Reader” is a collection of 18 short stories, excerpts from “God’s Oddling,” “The Thread That Runs So True,” and “The Year of My Rebirth,” and 26 poems. The book was designed for junior high and high school readers, so it includes study questions for each entry in the book. This book also includes an “Author’s Introduction” to each selection that explains the real-life circumstances that inspired [...]

Regional Readers to meet June 29; A Jesse Stuart Reader focus

The Regional Readers book group meets Tuesday, June 29 in the JSF Conference Room. Coffee and conversation at 2:00 pm; book discussion at 2:30 pm. We will wear masks and practice social distancing. The June selection is A Jesse Stuart Reader, a collection of works by Jesse Stuart. Enter the world of Jesse Stuart. The scene is eastern Kentucky, the hills, the mountains, the forests, the rivers, a land [...]

By |May 28, 2021|Categories: Regional Readers|

JSF best sellers ~ May 17-23

#1 A Penny’s Worth of Character, Jesse Stuart #2 The Frontiersmen, Allan W. Eckert #3 (tie) The Beatinest Boy, Jesse Stuart #3 (tie) Daughter of the Legend, Jesse Stuart #3 (tie) The Far Family, Wilma Dykeman #3 (tie) Return the Innocent Earth, Wilma Dykeman #4 The Tall Woman, Wilma Dykeman #5 Wilderness Empire, Allan W. Eckert

By |May 28, 2021|Categories: Best Sellers|

Go to Top