Carrie Highley talks about her debut memoir Blue Apple Switchback.
With her book, follow Carrie through four years of e-mails to Charlie, an older and wiser friend, as she chronicles her transformation from an ideal housewife and mother into an avid road cyclist with a hidden life as a lesbian. The story details her healing bicycle trips as she grapples with the challenges of a clandestine love affair, a divorce, a new career, and parenting her two young sons.
Shana Smith, author of Mediation for Moms and Dads talks about her book on The City Lights Bookstore Podcast.
Her book boldly claims that a thriving meditation practice is not only possible but an absolute must for the parent/householder. It isn't an empty claim. Shana is doing it. Her journey is profound, funny, and fabulous.
Franklin author, James Kautz reads from his inspirational novel. In Digger, a respected biblical archaeologist and professor, Paul Gartin has a dream -- to prove the existence of the elusive Old Testament kingdom of David with scientific, objective facts.
Educated in theology, James Kautz did archaeological fieldwork in Palestine’s West Bank, Jordan, and Israel for nine summers. He taught biblical studies and church history for three colleges.
Prayers the Devil Answers is set in Depression-era Appalachia and explores the ties between a reluctant female sheriff and a condemned man in this stunning and powerfully written novel. Suddenly thrust into the role of primary caretaker for her family following the tragic death of her husband, Ellie Robbins is appointed to serve out his term as sheriff of their rural Tennessee mountain town. The year is 1936, and her role is largely symbolic, except for the one task that only a sheriff can do: execute a convicted prisoner.
Sharyn is a New York Times Bestselling author and is perhaps best known for her Ballad series novels.