Sister 2 Sister / Brother 2 Brother Book Club

S2S/B2B: Up To No Good

Location: Showers Center Library
Date: Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Black family has a few issues to work out. The father, James, is finally ready to put his player days behind him and settle down, but his lover is the same age as his daughter, Jamie. Meanwhile, James's son Darnel catches his fiance in bed with his best friend, Omar, and he finds himself in jail after exacting a brutal vengeance. This is only the beginning of the soap opera, as the family fights to stick together through a series of unbelievable twists and turns, both in the streets and between the sheets.

Sister 2 Sister: Don't Play in the Sun

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2006 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Peppering her narrative with "Postcards from the Color Complex," reminiscences of some of the author's most powerful experiences, Golden takes us inside her world, and inside her heart, to show what a half-century of intraracial and interracial personal politics looks like.

S2S/B2B: Jezebel

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, May 17, 2008 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

A re-imagining of the Biblical story of Jezebel as a compelling modern drama, Jezebel follows the exploits of manipulative Georgia beauty Jessie Belle who weds a trusting and prosperous pastor, Traynor Devereaux, as a ticket out of town. Traynor doesn't realize that his cunning new bride isn't just dreaming of a new life, but running from an old one-and an unsalvageable reputation that could destroy both their futures.

Sister 2 Sister: Gift Books and Holiday Selections

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, November 18, 2006 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Gift Books and Holiday Selections
We will be discussing Gift Book Suggestions/Holiday Reads-December there will be no book club meeting!!

S2S/B2B: Something On The Side

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, June 21, 2008 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The only requirement to joining the Big Girls Book Club is all ladies must be at least a size 14. Another unofficial rule appears to be having something going on in one's love life that's a little bit dangerous. But in Weber's raunchy romantic comedy, these babes find there's a consequence to every freaky action in or out of the bedroom.

Sister 2 Sister: Holy Ghost Corner

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, January 20, 2007 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Savvy forty-something businesswoman Theresa Hopson just can't figure it out. Through hard work, spectacular Sunday hats, and "Saved Hoochie Mama" underwear, she's made her Miss Thang's Holy Ghost Corner and Church Women's Boutique one of the hottest new stores in Durham, North Carolina. She's stayed strong in her Walk (thanks to the Fayetteville Gospel United Church and tell-you-'bout-your-business church elder Miss Queen-Esther). And she lives by the high standards she's convinced she needs to succeed.

S2S/B2B: Sin No More

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, July 19, 2008 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Flawed Rev. Curtis Black returns. The repentant Curtis has finally made amends with his wife Charlotte: she's forgiven him for his five-year affair with Tabitha, but forbids him from seeing Tabitha or the infant daughter he fathered with her. An enraged Tabitha harasses Curtis, stalks Charlotte around their hometown of Mitchell, Ill., and threatens to go public.

Sister 2 Sister: Playthings

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

It starts with a game--a no-holds-barred game of seduction that young journalism professor Faith Graham can't resist. As she investigates the murder of a young black girl, Faith discovers guilty secrets within her threesome, and the truth will change everything she's come to trust about love, sex, and herself.

S2S/B2B: Casanegra

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, August 16, 2008 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

In this gritty, provocative mystery, Tennyson Hardwick lives on the fringes of the good life in Hollywood. But in the wake of his father's stroke, Tennyson has to save himself from taking a fall for murder. In the process he discovers his hidden talents--the hard way. We'll discuss how African-American crime fiction has been influenced by Dashiell Hammett and the hard-boiled detective genre.

Sister 2 Sister: So You Call Yourself A Man

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2007 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

In signature Weber style, alternating first-person chapters follow the troubled, Catch-22 lives of best-of-friends trio James Robinson, Brent Williams and Sonny Harrison. Within the first five pages, James's marriage is in jeopardy when Michelle, an ex-flame, reappears with a love child that she claims is his. Gorgeous Brent is a devout Christian who marries a big woman with a big heart, but ends up in a fiery love affair with a respected church member -- one that calls more than his marriage into question.

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