Follow and Support Our Local Authors and Vendors

Check out these amazing local authors and vendors that we absolutely adore and back wholeheartedly. Make sure to drop by their pages and give them a follow on social media, just like you do for The Spine Bookshop. Let's show them the same love and support they deserve!

  • Dan Adam

    In November 2022, he self-publishedLeaving Earth, the first in a planned trilogy of sci-fi novels. On 1 July 2023, Dan released the highly-anticipated sequel,New Home. The third novel and conclusion to the trilogy,The Rift, will be released 1 May 2024.

    Dan Adam 
  • Amy Anguish

    I'm Amy: Christian, wife, mother, author, artist. On this page, you're going to find not only information about my books and writing, but also some of my thoughts and insights, some of my ideas I've come up with for teaching Bible Class, and possibly a craft or recipe.

    Amy Anguish 
  • Rachael Balke

    Rachael made her publishing debut in 2023.

    She was born in the Dallas Fort Worth area, then shortly after, her parents moved her back to the middle Tennessee area to be closer to family. She was raised all over middle Tennessee with her formative years spent in Manchester, Tennessee, and her adolescent years spent in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

    Rachael Balke 
  • Tabita Bouldin

    Tabitha Bouldin has a bachelor’s degree in creative writing/English from Southern New Hampshire University. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW) and has been writing since 2015. When she’s not homeschooling her kids, you’ll find her curled up with a book. Tabitha’s genre of choice is Contemporary Christian Romance which she describes as: Adventure with heart.

    Tabitha Bouldin 
  • J.L. Burrows

    J. L. Burrows has had a message in her heart since the age of five. With God’s love, she began her journey as a church musician in her father’s church, became a missionary to underprivileged children in a third world country after a terrible bicycle accident, and has stood by her husband through terminal brain cancer that God miraculously healed him of.

    J.L. Burrows 
  • Charles Cole

    Charles Cole is an amazingly talented author and artist based out of Middle Tennessee.

    Charles Cole 
  • Elizabeth Cook

    Wife and Mom. Have a goofy pup that’s my shadow. Drinker of lots of coffee. Author of The Rising. Enjoying the life I have been blessed with!! 💖

    Elizabeth Cook 
  • Loyd Elmore Jr.

    I was born in Fort Worth and at the ripe old age of one, my family moved to Middle Tennessee. I grew up on everything nerdy (comic books, Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Indiana Jones, and Stephen King). And these are loves that I have never let go of. I decided that writing books as well as reading them was what I was destined to do.

    Loyd Elmore Jr. 
  • J. Kevin Jennings

    Author, podcaster, believer in the supernatural, most importantly follower of Christ and lover of ALL people.

    J. Kevin Jennings 
  • Annie Jay-Harris

    Besides writing, Annie enjoys dipping into automotive photography and working on cars with her husband in Tennessee. They both enjoy everything with engines, whether building, driving, racing, or taking photos of cars, and live in a zoo with three dogs, two cats, and dozens of fish.

    Annie Jay-Harris 
  • Kelly Knowles

    Kelly L. Knowles was born in the Midwest and grew up in East Tennessee. She was an opinionated, verbose child (okay, still is the first two) who wanted to learn, figure it out for herself, and be successful.

    Kelly Knowles 
  • Terry Lancaster

    Terry Lancaster is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur.

    Now with the release of HERE COME THE NOTHING HEADS, I'm a poet-philosopher too. I also make a pretty mean chocolate cobbler.

    Terry Lancaster 
  • Donna Madden

    Donna R. Madden is a mother of three and a wife of 28 years. She and her husband live in a small town north of Nashville. They share their house with their dog Lilly, and cat King Marcus Henry XXII, who they all affectionately call “Kitty Kitty.”

    Donna Madden 
  • Nina Mancuso

    One of my favorite quotes is hilariously enough from Death to Smoochy. “You can’t change the world, but you can make a dent.”

    So welcome! I hope you find something inspiring here! While I know that I may not be able to change the world, I am hoping to make a dent.

    Nina Mancuso 
  • Alan Morales

    Born in Tampa, FL, a first generation Cuban American, Allan became the first member of his family to graduate from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor and Master of Science in Electrical Engineering by 2008. A few years later, he moved to Nashville, TN in 2013 to begin a new career with a start-up contracting company as a commissioning engineer for Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). With his spare time, he began joining local hiking groups where he was able to briefly connect with nature, though he had to adapt to the fact that he no longer had to cautiously watch the lake edges for alligators. 

    Alan Morales 
  • Nola Nash

    Nola’s books are always face-paced, thrilling, and full of atmosphere that immerse the reader and take them on an adventure!

    Nola Nash 
  • Rose Prendeville

    Originally hailing from Tennessee, Rose holds a BS in Communications from the University of Miami, where she majored in screenwriting and creative writing, and a Master's in library science from the University of Alabama. Now a librarian and hono(u)rary Canadian, she lives in Middle Tennessee with her husband and a garden full of bees, writing stories about found families and flawed people doing their best.

    Rose Prendeville 
  • Pamela Rebrand

    Dr. Pamela Reband was born in Alabama and reared in Oxford, Mississippi, the third of Karl and Elizabeth Brenkert’s five children. After earning degrees from the University of Michigan and the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, she embarked on a 36 year career as an anesthesiologist before retiring and moving to middle Tennessee.

  • Jim Sandman

    Jim is an avid reader, and his favorite authors include C S Lewis, J R R Tolkien, David McCullough, Mark Twain (a 2nd cousin), and Charles Schulz. From the Holy Bible, he gains inspiration and hope contemplating what Heaven and the New Earth will be like. Books about people who have had near-death experiences are especially fascinating. “Heaven is Like Eternal Sex” is his first book

    Jim Sandman 
  • Ronnie D. Simmons

    Ronnie D. Simmons is the inspiration and founder of House of Faith Christian Center, a Word of Faith, non-denominational church located in Smyrna, Tennessee. He is passionate about building and equipping the body of Christ to be ready for the coming of Jesus Christ. He loves the Lord and is always ready to make Him known to all he encounters. He is a devoted husband to his lovely wife, Dr. Terrie Simmons and a father to their children. 

  • Michele Sullivan

    Michelle A. Sullivan was born and raised in Fort Myers, Florida and is a “voracious-reader-with-a- three-book-a-week-habit” turned author. She brings a lifetime of dwelling in the fantasy worlds she so loves, together with a vivid and clear vision of a world where ARC is humanity’s only hope. She is bound by a passion for the subjects that the ARC series addresses and her characters are relatable, fun, and flawed, just like their creator.

    Unlike her characters, Michelle is deathly afraid of spiders and being bored.

    Michele Sullivan 
  • Mary Ann Van Dyke

    Aria White earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Industry Studies, graduating with honors from California State University, Northridge. She pursued a career as a singer/songwriter before choosing to start a family and work as a freelance writer. She has written women’s lifestyle content for a variety of digital media publishers. This is her first non-fiction book.

    Aria White 
  • Mindi Wroblewski

    After 30 years of writing the words of the rich and famous (and infamous) as a court reporter for the US District Courts and on Capitol Hill, Mindi discovered her own passion for writing and has since authored two devotional books on portions of the Old and New Testaments.  Besides writing, she enjoys traveling with her husband Tom, playing the flute, and spending time with family.

    Mindi Wroblewski 
  • Valerie Zahn

    Valerie is a Christian Romance writer sharing inspirational stories that are clean and wholesome.
    Valerie Zahn 
  • Adam Creations

    A fun little store with geekery and som' more

  • Big Foot and The Bee Coffee

    M, T, Th, F 6am-2pm
    5021 NW Broad St, Murfreesboro
    Espresso, cold brew and house made flavors! 
    Dm for catering and event requests

    Big Foot and The Bee 
  • Carpe Cafe

    We’re back, Smyrna! Currently open Thursdays and Fridays from 7:30-1:30 and Saturdays from 8:30-1:30. We’ve updated our drinks and have The Sweet Addiction making sweet treats, savory quiches and tempting specials.

    The cafe is still available for rentals outside of retail hours, so if you need a cute, quirky place for your next party, drop us a line!

    Carpe Cafe 
  • CA Confections

    A local small bakery/confectionery that sales baked goods and sweet treats made with heart from home.

    CA Confections 
  • Lia Marie & Co.

    Lia creates beautiful gift packages, such as customizable loose leaf tea and honey bundles. And of course, she's always got a fruit tea or home baked goodie ready for you too! As always you can check out her stuff anytime Wed-Sat 10-6:30 at 27 S. Lowry St. Smyrna TN.

    Lia Marie & Co.