Evison_Fundamentals_TNblog3.jpg

Publication day: Hit the road with Jonathan Evison

No Comments Jonathan Evison’s new novel, The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving, officially hits bookstores and e-bookshelves today, and it’s hitting the ground running, as the rave reviews are streaming in. In today’s The New York Times, Janet…

READ MORE

skibell-thumb.jpg

Publication Day: A Curable Romantic by Joseph Skibell

21 Comments 21 Comments “I fell in love with Emma Eckstein the moment I saw her from the fourth gallery of the Carl Theater, and this was also the night I met Sigmund Freud.” So begins Joseph Skibell’s absorbing…

READ MORE

52-loaves-thumb.jpg

Publication Day: William Alexander’s 52 Loaves with Special Guest Baker Kelly Bowen

20 Comments 20 Comments William Alexander’s culinary memoir, 52 Loaves: One Man’s Relentless Pursuit of Truth, Meaning, and a Perfect Crust, is now out in paperback. This book lends new meaning to the term “from scratch.” Alexander sets out…

READ MORE

lions-of-the-west-thumb.jpg

Publication Day: Lions of the West by Robert Morgan

No Comments No Comments Robert Morgan’s engrossing saga of the Westward Expansion, Lions of the West, is now available at your local bookstore. (Excerpt below.) Grab a copy today, pour yourself a mug of tea, and watch American history…

READ MORE

When-she-woke-thumb.jpg

Publication Day: When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

42 Comments 42 Comments “When she woke, she was red. Not flushed, not sunburned, but the solid, declarative red of a stop sign. She saw her hands first. She held them in front of her eyes, squinting up at…

READ MORE

Something-for-Nothing-thumb-21.jpg

Publication Day: Something for Nothing by David Anthony

35 Comments 35 Comments When I was ten years old, I had to have minor surgery. As a result, I was forced to spend the summer moping around the house, wearing an insanely large bandage over my right shoulder.…

READ MORE

Lee-Smith-TN.jpg

Publication Day: Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger by Lee Smith

1 Comment 1 Comment I made the mistake of picking up Lee Smith’s latest collection of short stories, Mrs. Darcy and the Blue-Eyed Stranger, the week before a huge test in my Prehistoric Life class.   I should have known…

READ MORE

Silver-Sparrow-Thumbnail.jpg

Publication Day: Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

69 Comments 69 Comments With the opening line of “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, a family’s complicity, and two teenage girls caught in the middle.   Set…

READ MORE

watery_thumb1.jpg

Publication Day: The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker

35 Comments 35 Comments Even before hitting bookstore shelves today, the praise for Michael Parker’s new novel has been overwhelming. Aside from glowing pre-pubs for The Watery Part of the World, authors all over the country–from Ron Rash to…

READ MORE

lende_thumb.jpg

New in Paperback from Heather Lende

No Comments No Comments Happy paperback publication to Heather Lende‘s Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs! Following an almost fatal car accident, Lende introduces us to the community that helped her get back on her feet:…

READ MORE