Sister 2 Sister / Brother 2 Brother Book Club

S2S/B2B: Do You Take This Woman?

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2007 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Two childhood friends must weigh their love for each other against their love for the same woman. As the boundaries of love, trust, and friendship are stretched and tested, this story evolves into a deeply engaging tale.

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: The Amen Sisters

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

A Christy Award finalist offers a bold and gritty story about one of the most talked about issues in the church--religious leaders who sexually abuse members of their congregations--and how two women heal after betrayal.

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: 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.

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: Best of Everything

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, July 18, 2009 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Alicia Black Sullivan swore to never repeat her father's mistakes: she would never break any promises, she would never be unfaithful. And most important of all, when she got married, it would be for good. And she really does love Phillip, the assistant pastor of her father's church. She just happens to love money--and the things it can buy--as well. Alicia was born to the good life, she's entitled to the best, and she'll do anything to get it.

Sister 2 Sister: Life is Not a Fairy Tale

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2006 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

At the age of seventeen, despite the promise of her extraordinary voice, Fantasia was in danger of becoming just another sad statistic: an uneducated, unmarried teenage mother living in the projects. But Fantasia had been raised by two strong, influential women: Both her grandmother and mother are preachers, and she was raised with an unshakable faith. In Life Is Not a Fairy Tale, Fantasia speaks -- with a spirit as strong as her voice -- about what it takes to believe in the power of one's self.

Sister 2 Sister: 2007 In Review

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, November 17, 2007 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

2007 Review!
We'll cover the books we talked about this year. Did you love them? Hate them? Have suggestions for next year? Bring books you love; we'll talk about them, draw for door prizes, and make plans for 2008.

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