Book signing this weekend

Former Elkins resident Stephanie Kadel Taras will sign and discuss her new book, “Mountain Girls,” from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Main Line Books in Elkins.

“Mountain Girls,” a memoir and social history of West Virginia, focuses on Elkins in the 1970s and 1980s as she was growing up.

It features familiar landmarks and current Elkins residents.

Taras, now of Ann Arbor, Mich., has a doctorate in sociology and education and has been a professional writer for 25 years. Her company is TimePieces Personal Biographies, LLC.