My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

Release Date: January 28, 2020 Vanessa Wye was a student at a  prestigious boarding school. When she was fifteen, she became romantically involved with her forty-two-year-old English teacher, Jacob Strane. She formed a deep connection with Jacob who gave her extra attention and books to read, including the aptly titled ”Lolita”. Vanessa was vulnerable and lonely after fighting with her best friend and the timing … Continue reading My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

Book Spotlight: The Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street by Karen White

Release Date: October, 22, 2019  About The Book:  Melanie Trenholm should be anticipating Christmas with nothing but joy—after all, it’s only the second Christmas she and her husband, Jack, will celebrate with their twin babies. But the ongoing excavation of the centuries-old cistern in the garden of her historic Tradd Street home has been a huge millstone, both financially and aesthetically. Local students are thrilled … Continue reading Book Spotlight: The Christmas Spirits on Tradd Street by Karen White

Book Spotlight: Honeysuckles On A Tennessee Breeze by LeTresa Payne

Release Date: 3/1/19 About The Book:  Life takes love and courage, but is sometimes full of regrets… Take an emotional ride inside the lines of this coming of age story told through the eyes of 10-year-old Cora Harris as she deals with being a biracial child living in the prejudiced South. Set in 1961 in a rural town of Tennessee, Cora learns the true meaning … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Honeysuckles On A Tennessee Breeze by LeTresa Payne

Tiffany Quay Tyson Receives $10,000 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction for THE PAST IS NEVER Melissa Cannon awarded $2,500 Inaugural Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry for Original Poem

New York, October 22 – The Willie Morris Awards yesterday named the recipients of its 2018 literary award and inaugural poetry prize: Tiffany Quay Tyson for her novel The Past Is Never (Skyhorse Publishing) and Melissa Cannon for her poem, “The Mercury Poises on the Pinnacle of Nashville’s Bygone Union Station.” Tyson and Cannon were honored yesterday evening at a ceremony at the New York … Continue reading Tiffany Quay Tyson Receives $10,000 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction for THE PAST IS NEVER Melissa Cannon awarded $2,500 Inaugural Willie Morris Award for Southern Poetry for Original Poem

The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess

Release Date: July 9, 2019 In the publishing world of the 1980s, Eve Rosen is stuck as an editorial assistant while yearning for her own writing career. Hoping that literary genius will rub off on her, she jumps at an invitation to a Cape Cod summer party hosted by New Yorker writer, Henry Grey, and his enigmatic poet wife, Tillie. At a summer home in … Continue reading The Last Book Party by Karen Dukess

Book Spotlight: Seven Letters by J.P. Monninger

Release Date: October 8, 2019 About The Book:  J. P. Monninger, author of the international bestseller The Map That Leads to You, the novel Nicholas Sparks called “romantic and unforgettable”, tells a poignant love story of the ways the world divides two souls—and the way that love brings them together. Kate Moreton is in Ireland on sabbatical from her teaching position at Dartmouth College when she … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Seven Letters by J.P. Monninger

Book Spotlight: A Girl Named Anna by Lizzy Barber

Release Date: September 3, 2019  About The Book:  A WOMAN’S WORLD BEST NEW BOOK WINNER OF THE DAILY MAIL FIRST NOVEL COMPETITION If your whole life is a lie, who can you trust? Raised in a quiet rural community, Anna has always been taught that her mamma’s rules are the only path to follow. But, on her eighteenth birthday, she defies her mamma for the … Continue reading Book Spotlight: A Girl Named Anna by Lizzy Barber

“She Rode a Harley: A Memoir of Love and Motorcycles” by Mary Jane Black

Release Date: October 1, 2019  About The Book:  Mary Jane Black’s debut memoir tells her inspiring story of finding love later in life, in the midst of abuse and pain. “She Rode a Harley” details the kick-ass adventures of a woman whose second husband, a biker since he was 13, taught her how to save herself by believing in her own strength, power, and individuality. … Continue reading “She Rode a Harley: A Memoir of Love and Motorcycles” by Mary Jane Black