Sister 2 Sister / Brother 2 Brother Book Club

S2S/B2B: This Fire Down In My Soul

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Faye uses sessions from three of her three counseling clients to make the ultimate decision in her failing marriage. Housewife Tess has spent the past 23 years catering to her to two grown sons and her husband Jesse. After learning about her husband's affair, Tess must decide if and when she will learn to live for herself. Real estate agent Elise is dying for someone to love her and fools herself into thinking married Jay can fill that void in her life.

S2S/B2B: Seen It All and Done the Rest

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, September 19, 2009 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Josephine Evans returns to Atlanta to spend time with her granddaughter Zora, recently undone by her peripheral role in a splashy murder case, and to check on her family house. Josephine is hoping to keep Zora's trust while steering her away from Zora's father's tragic bout with alcohol. After seeing the cracked-out wreckage of her stretch of Atlanta's West End, Josephine also embarks on a plan with four other women to fix up her vandalized house, a plan that includes the squatter she discovers there, Victor Causey.

Sister 2 Sister: Never Go Home Again

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, September 23, 2006 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The story of Corey Dixon, a young man whose father tries as best he can to steer him away from the lure of the streets. And yet, like so many others in Corey's neighborhood, he finds the temptations of the lucrative drug trade too great to resist. While he makes fast money for a while, it is inevitable that it is he who has to pay, with his time and maybe even his life: by the age of sixteen Corey is locked up. Incarcerated in Riker's Island and then in prisons upstate, Corey lives through experiences that threaten to destroy his body, his mind, and eventually his spirit.

The books of Eric Jerome Dickey

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, March 15, 2008 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

It's all about Eric! We'll talk about any and all books by Eric Jerome Dickey. Got a favorite? Bring it, and we'll talk about it. Not familiar? Come find out what's great about this contemporary African-American author.

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.

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