cynthia d’aprix sweeney

Spring Preview: 5 Guest Authors Pick 10 Upcoming Favorites

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Generally, we don’t post about books that aren’t out yet. This is a bookstore, after all, and if you get excited about a book, we want you to be able to walk right in and get it. But over the weekend, Nashville experienced a nasty cold snap. After weeks of temps in the 70s, blue skies, and budding flowers, Mother Nature came along and snowed on our parade, plunging us back into winter. You can understand why we’d feel the need to think ahead to sunnier times. Read the rest of this entry »

“I’d much rather hang out with the dysfunctional families” – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

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It makes perfect sense that bookseller Kathy Schultenover fell in love with Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s novel, The Nest. As our Parnassus book clubs manager, Kathy can always spot a crowd-pleasing novel that combines great writing, interesting characters, and discussion-worthy plot. No wonder she adored this contemporary tale of the Plumb family — four adult siblings and their spouses, lovers, and children — dealing with the fallout after one of them blows through the family inheritance. It’s funny and light, relatable and insightful. Read the rest of this entry »