Alabama Bookshelf – Alabama Living

100 Things to Do in Auburn Before You Die by Connie Pearson, Reedy Press, $18 (Travel)

The author, a travel writer and blogger, details the cultural events of the area; offers ideas for exploring the outdoors; shares the best places to eat; and (of course) mentions the sporting event venues familiar to most Alabamians. The book offers suggestions that even in-state rival fans can enjoy. The author graduated from Auburn and married into a family of Auburn alums.