FINDING GRACE AND GRIT by Khristeena Lute (Fiction, Historical Fiction). New Orleans author Grace King’s childhood turns from Civil War era refinement to navigating the bayous with her family on a flatboat and then emerging to a different life in New Orleans after the war. In the present day, Meredith Mandin becomes fascinated by the life of Grace King after her husband returns from the war in Afghanistan, and they begin a new direction for their family. In her debut novel, Finding Grace and Grit (Forthcoming 2021), Khristeena Lute shows how Meredith and Grace risk poverty and social suicide as they carve daringly different futures than the ones society had prescribed.
BreatheYourOMBalance: Yoga and Relationships (AVAILABLE NOW) explores our connections in writings created both before and after the every day reality of the coronavirus pandemic. Sarah Michelle is joined by over twenty contributors in the aptly-themed Breathe book, a collection of poetry, nonfiction, and fiction that explores how our yoga practice changes and challenges, supports and heals our relationships. The writings reveal our attempts to discover understanding in ourselves, as well as our families, friendships, and communities with the aid and inspiration of a yoga practice.
THE BEGINNING'S END by Nikki Martin (Forthcoming 2021) reveals a surprising struggle even while reconnecting readers with their favorite characters from her series. The Awake While Dreaming series covers the lives of Kale and Kayla in book one, A MOMENTARY DARKNESS (2018). While the second book, THE BEGINNING'S END returns with some of the heroines and heroes from the first book, Martin introduces compelling new characters whose lives change the fate of everyone.
Journey with Luna on her Adventures to Pawnassus, where she meets the literary dogs of her time and tries to fulfill her dreams. After being abandoned, Luna finds a home close to Nashville, but her troubles are not over, and she needs the friendship of Mia & her family to inspire a belief in the future.
S. Teague & Shana Thornton write a book that inspires creativity by offering affirmations, prompts, and expressions about the seasons of life. READ MORE HERE
A Momentary Darkness is the first novel in the dreamstate series, Awake While Dreaming.
A Momentary Darkness explores the realm of fantasy by experimenting with alternate worlds and lives. This is a story within stories that can be enjoyed by anyone who dares to wander into their dreamscape.
An OnPoint Radio suggestion as Best Summer Reads 2014! Set on the Massachusetts coast, The Mosquito Hours is a multi-generational story about how the women in a family attempt to keep secrets about their desires, spirituality, and motherhood. READ MORE HERE
Authors have proclaimed that this novel is a "literary gift" & that "book clubs will love this." Talking Underwater explores the balance between the elation of family summers at the ocean & the ways we navigate unbearable heartache to find new ways of being. READ MORE HERE
GRACE AMONG THE LEAVINGS by Beverly Fisher is a child's perspective of the Civil War. When the book opens, Grace's father is a prisoner of war and her mother is missing. READ MORE HERE.
S. Teague is joined by 30 contributors in this first collection of nonfiction, poetry, and fiction that celebrates the life-changing practice of yoga. These writers reveal how yoga opened new pathways of self-awareness and creative expressions. READ MORE HERE
In 2019, our publisher, Shana Thornton, founded The Clarksville/Montgomery County African American Legacy Trail, a free community publication that features places of significance honoring African American leaders and locations. Created in 2019. READ MORE HERE
The second volume of our yoga journal delves into the poignant journey of yoga as it heals, restores, and revitalizes life after life. The contributors embrace the human touch of yoga and its spiritual passages, physical inner presence, & timeless message. READ MORE HERE
Southern festivals, folk music, families falling out & returning- "Shana writes a magical story that stays with you long after the final page. As with one of the characters, 'She knows real magic.'" -Virginia Brown, author of Dark River Road & the Dixie Diva mystery series
Ellen Masters's husband has been repeatedly deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq for a decade, and during that time, Ellen cares for their young family and home, starts a career, and searches for her own strength by training for a marathon. READ MORE HERE
Grab a blank notebook, a manuscript already in progress, or open a new note in your phone. Our publisher gives you the writing elbow~
a nudge to write on in our writing prompt series. READ MORE HERE