Sister 2 Sister / Brother 2 Brother Book Club

S2S/B2B: Like Trees, Walking

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, September 15, 2007 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Narrator Roy Deacon, a 17-year-old seventh-generation mortician, is pressed into service after his brother, Paul, discovers a friend's body hanging from a camphor tree. Roy prepares the body for burial while the community's most fiery leaders rally to press the police to find a better explanation for murder than "a drug deal gone wrong." Throughout the commotion, Roy maintains a remarkable calm as he approaches the end of his senior year in high school, prepares bodies and attends to a distressed Paul.

S2S/B2B: Million Dollar Deception

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 16, 2009 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

When readers last closed the book on Nate Kenny, his scheming had backfired, and he not only lost a great fortune in a messy divorce but his wife ended up with the very man he paid off to seduce her into infidelity. Now, four years later, it's time for payback.

Sister 2 Sister: Sittin' in the Front Pew

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2006 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Death brings about strange emotions. Glynda Naylor discovers this when she gets the call that she must bury her beloved daddy, who raised her and her three sisters after their mother's death. He was a fantastic father, without question, but did he have something to hide? Like, perhaps, another daughter?

S2S/B2B: Local Black Authors Expo

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2007 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Come and meet some of our homegrown authors in and around Huntsville. Hear what inspired them! Also meet a local publisher and learn how to get your book published. This event is free to the general public! Featured guests include:

Frank Chase, author of False Roads to Manhood
Vanessa Jackson Austin, author of Live On
Nathenial H. Jones, author of Nate On Living
Irene Steele, author of Some Glad Morning
Mark Williams, CEO, of The Mark Williams Project

S2S/B2B: Midnight - a Gangster Love Story

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, June 20, 2009 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Midnight enjoys a life of comfort in his Islamic African family, but his father never hides the truth about the fierce challenges of the world outside of his estate. So when Midnight's father's empire is attacked, he sends Midnight with his mother to the United States. In the streets of Brooklyn, Midnight learns to protect the ones he loves, build a business, reclaim his wealth and status, and remain true to his beliefs.

Meet author Kimberla Lawson Roby (2007)

Meet the author Kimberla Lawson Roby
The HMCPL and its Sister 2 Sister / Brother 2 Brother Book Club are pleased to present the New York Times bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby!
Roby's novels deal with real-life issues in compelling, readable ways. No topic is too sensitive to speak of: domestic violence, church issues, discrimination, and infidelity have all come up in her writing. Her warmth comes through in her writing; her characters become as personal and familiar as friends to her readers. Read more »

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