Q&A With Author Mary Laura Philpott

By Anderson McKean of Page & Pallette Mary Laura Philpott, nationally bestselling author of I Miss You When I Blink and the new memoir Bomb Shelter: Love, Time, and Other Explosives, writes about the overlap of the absurd and the profound in everyday life. A former bookseller, Mary Laura lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her family. Mary Laura took time to chat with PORTICO about Bomb Shelter, a brutally honest, beautifully … Continue reading Q&A With Author Mary Laura Philpott

Summer 2022 Reading List

By Anderson McKean of Page & Pallette Summer reading is something I look forward to all year long. When the hustle and bustle of the end of the school gets overwhelming, I look toward my stack of summer reads to get me across the finish line. Each of the following books offer beautifully written, immersive stories filled with unforgettable characters — the kind of people … Continue reading Summer 2022 Reading List

Our Favorite Cozy Reads + An Exclusive Author Interview

By Anderson McKean, Page & Palette Bookstore Cool, cozy days are the perfect time to get lost in an engrossing family saga, discover a little known piece of history or stay up late with a gripping mystery. Grab a cup of tea and curl up with these riveting reads! All books can be found at Page & Palette. Haven Point by Virginia Hume Haven Point … Continue reading Our Favorite Cozy Reads + An Exclusive Author Interview

Our Favorite Books About Family + An Exclusive Author Interview

  By Anderson McKean, Page & Palette Bookstore What do you think of when you hear the word “family?” Most of us would include parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, and uncles; others might say a close friend or neighbor. The definition is unique to each of us, but one thing is universal — families are made up of the people we love and those who love … Continue reading Our Favorite Books About Family + An Exclusive Author Interview

Kari Kampakis Gives Insight On Connecting With Her Teenage Daughters

Insight On By Kari Kampakis My oldest daughter Ella is a high school senior set to graduate this spring. She is ready – yet I am not. Honestly, it would be easier if I didn’t like her, but as things stand, I know I’ll miss her like crazy. She is the oldest of four sisters, the leader of the pack, the guinea pig that her … Continue reading Kari Kampakis Gives Insight On Connecting With Her Teenage Daughters

These Books Will Make The Best Gifts This Season

[ By Anderson McKean, Page & Palette Bookstore As you are making your Christmas list and checking it twice, make sure it includes plenty of books! Given the crazy, unpredictable year we’ve all had, I can’t think of a better gift than a captivating novel to get lost in. The following recommendations offer something for everyone — engaging historical fiction, a mind-bending escape or just a heartwarming … Continue reading These Books Will Make The Best Gifts This Season

Our Favorite Books This Season + An Exclusive Author Interview

By Anderson McKean, Page & Palette Bookstore NEW BEGINNINGS As we wade through these uncertain times, each of us is constantly learning and growing, overcoming challenges, and embarking on new endeavors. While there is a sea of “self-help books” aiming to help us navigate those waters, I prefer to read about compelling characters who are charting new territory or weathering a storm. This article features … Continue reading Our Favorite Books This Season + An Exclusive Author Interview

Meet Richard Simmons, Author Of “Reflections On The Existence Of God”

Story by Alec Harvey and Photo by Brit Huckabay Richard Simmons doesn’t shy away from the big questions or the big issues. Just take a look at the topics of the faith-based books he’s written – wisdom, life, death, sex, truth. His latest book tackles the biggest question of all. Reflections on the Existence of God is a collection of essays about whether or not … Continue reading Meet Richard Simmons, Author Of “Reflections On The Existence Of God”