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Urban Circle Book Club: Reposition Yourself

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 6:30am to 7:30am
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T. D. Jakes
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Reposition Yourself

This book offers reality-based plans for those seeking to make the years ahead even more productive. Jakes accepts the inevitability of change, teaching how to embrace and expect it rather than fear it. Mixing both sacred and secular insights, he shares a unique blend of practical and pragmatic steps coupled with the sage wisdom of Scripture for which he is noted. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: Reposition Yourself

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Urban Circle Book Club: Sleeping with Strangers

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Tuesday, December 18, 2007 - 6:30am to 7:30am
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Eric Jerome Dickey
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Sleeping with Strangers

After a brutal hit in Tampa on high-profile rapper Big Bad Wolf, contract killer Gideon jets to London for his next assignment. On the plane, paranoia brewing just beneath his poker face keeps him wary of two mysterious passengers who could be either harmless squares or hired guns out to avenge Big Bad Wolf's murder. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: Sleeping with Strangers

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Urban Circle Book Club: Too Much of a Good Thing

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Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 6:30am to 7:30am
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Kimberla Lawson Roby
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Too Much of a Good Thing

In this sequel, Curtis and Tanya Black have divorced and moved on to new relationships. Curtis continues to struggle with the pull between his commitment to serve and his desire for wealth. Four years after he was ousted from Faith Missionary Baptist Church, his old members ask him to pastor their new church. He marries the perfect pastor's wife, Mariah Johnson, who has no knowledge of his previous misfortunes. Then slowly but surely, Curtis begins to revert to the behavior that got him in trouble. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: Too Much of a Good Thing

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Urban Circle Book Club: Do You Take This Woman?

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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RM Johnson
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Do You Take This Woman?

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. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: Do You Take This Woman?

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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 about Meet author Kimberla Lawson Roby (2007)

New Book Group: Knit 1, Read Too! (2005)

Madison Public Library Adult Services Announces a New Book Group!
Do you like to read? Do you quilt, knit, or cross-stitch? Come join us for our first monthly Knit 1, Read Too!
All readers and crafters are welcome—not just knitters! This is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy the Madison community, learn something new, share what you know, and appreciate a good book all at the same time.
Our first book: Joshilyn Jackson's gods in AlabamaMadison Public LibraryWednesday, October 19, 200512:30-2:00 Read more about New Book Group: Knit 1, Read Too! (2005)

Short Story Analysis for Amateurs (2007)

Rediscover the art of the short story.
Love literature, but don't have a lot of time to read? Ever feel like short stories get short shrift in comparison to novels? Then we've got the group for you -- a discussion group devoted solely to short stories. Read more about Short Story Analysis for Amateurs (2007)

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