Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Beautiful, Muddy Things

A teenager carves a small-town space for herself in Courtney Stevens’s latest YA novel

Billie McCaffrey, narrator of Courtney Stevens’s latest YA novel, Dress Codes for Small Towns, must find a way to reconcile her square-peg place in a round-hole Kentucky town. Stevens will appear at Parnassus Books in Nashville on August 25 at 6:30 p.m.; at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in Chattanooga on September 9 at 2 p.m.; and at the Southern Festival of Books, held in Nashville October 13-15.

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