Book discussion

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Left Hand of Darkness

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien world whose inhabitants can change their gender. His goal is to facilitate Winter's inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the completely dissimilar culture that he encounters.

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Note: This meeting of the Bailey Cove Science Fiction Book Club will take place in "The Reading Room" instead of the general meeting room.

The old fairy stories live again, subtly altered. By the prize-winning author of "Wise Children", "Nights at the Circus", "American Ghosts and Old World Wonders" and "Expletives Deleted".

 

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Some Kind of Fairy Tale

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Joyce's mesmerizing new novel centers around the disappearance of a young girl from a small town in the heart of England. Her sudden return 20 years later, and the mind-bending tale of where she's been, will challenge perceptions of truth.

 

Bailey Cove Science Fiction: Falling Free

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Leo Graf was just your average highly efficient engineer: min your own business, fix what’s wrong and move on to the next job. Everything neat and according to spec, just the way he liked it. But all that changed on his assignment to the Cay Habitat. Could you just stand there and allow the exploitation of hundreds of helpless children merely to enhance the bottom line of a heartless mega-corporation?

S2SB2B: Forever Soul Ties

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

When one woman is caught in the act of her greatest transgression, it's the beginning of her greatest transformation. . .

S2SB2B: An Inconvenient Friend

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Samaria Jacobs is a deceitful, yet captivating diva who will do anything to win the heart of her married lover. Will she get her man or destroy herself and everyone else in the process?Samaria has her sights set on Gregory Preston. A successful surgeon, he has just the bankroll she needs to keep her in the lifestyle that her credit card debt has helped her grow accustomed to. He's married, but Samaria would never let a little thing like that get in her way.Samaria joins New Mercies Christian Church to get close to Gregory's wife.

S2SB2B: When Solomon Sings

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Could Shaylynn Ford be the perfect woman for Neil Taylor? Neil certainly thinks so. The problem is, he’s pretty sure he’s not her perfect man—that was her husband, Emmett, a wealthy politician who was assassinated eight years ago. Neil, the director of a Christian school, is gifted with a singing voice that can heal the sick and bring souls to Christ, but his own soul is burdened by his insecurities and past indiscretions.

S2SB2B: Who Does She Think She Is

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Aisha Branch is getting married, and if she has her way, the wedding will be the event of the millennium. At twenty-six she is still the "baby girl," the indulged only child of Camille and the only grandchild of Geneva. As the wedding draws closer, the Branch family is turned upside-down -- a $7,000 designer wedding dress? A fiance who's a "white boy"? But that turmoil is nothing compared to what happens when Aisha falls hard for another man.

 

S2SB2B: Coming Home

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

 

S2SB2B: Kimberla Lawson Roby

Location: Main Library Auditorium
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

 

Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother Book Club with host an author event featuring bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby. This event will be at the Main Library on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 2:00pm in the auditorium. 

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