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S2SB2B: Forever Soul Ties

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Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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9780758259646
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Vanessa Davis Griggs
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Forever Soul Ties

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

It started innocently: a coincidental meeting between old high school friends--first loves--at Butterfly's business, The Painted Lady Flower Shop. Then came lunch, then confessions of unhappy marriages, loneliness. It went on that way for years between Butterfly and Ethan. That's how they built the soul tie--the bond that, despite their devotion to God, has now led to adultery. And as with all things done in secret, they've been found out. Well, Butterfly has.

As a leader in her church, Butterfly is suddenly cast into the spotlight. But she soon realizes she's being used as a pawn to bring down a new pastor--a young man who is upsetting tradition by preaching about real-life issues real people deal with. People like Butterfly. And as she faces a challenging search for truth, forgiveness, and the real meaning of love, she may finally break out of her cocoon. . . Read more about S2SB2B: Forever Soul Ties

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S2SB2B: An Inconvenient Friend

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Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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9781601628169
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Rhonda McKnight
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An Incovenient Friend

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. If she gets to know Angelina Preston, she can become like her in more than just looks, and really work her way into Greg's heart.Angelina's life is filled with a successful career and busy ministry work, but something's just not right with her marriage. Late nights, early meetings, lipstick- and perfume-stained shirts have her suspicious that Greg is doing a little more operating than she'd like. But does she have the strength to confront the only man she's ever loved and risk losing him to the other woman?Just when Samaria thinks she's got it all figured out, she finds herself drawn to Angelina's kindness. Will she be able to carry out her plan after she finds herself yearning for the one thing she's never had. . .the friendship of a woman? Read more about S2SB2B: An Inconvenient Friend

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S2SB2B: When Solomon Sings

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Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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9781601628176
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Kendra Norman-Bellamy
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When Solomon Sings

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. He feels like he’s in competition with the memory of Emmett—and Neil’s desperation to win Shaylynn’s heart may lead him to do something he may regret. Meanwhile, Shay herself is head over heels for Neil, and she just wishes he would open up to her. It may take a miracle to make Neil’s heart sing again. Read more about S2SB2B: When Solomon Sings

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S2SB2B: Who Does She Think She Is

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Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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9780684854830
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Benilde Little
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Who Does She Think She Is

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.

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S2SB2B: Coming Home

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Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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9780310333982
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Stacy Hawkins Adams
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Coming Home

 

If forgiving your ex-husband was easy, everybody would do it. Brent had cheated on Dayna and coldly said goodbye to her seven long years ago---dashing her hopes of having children or growing old with the love of her life. Working hard to make herself successful as a hospital executive, Dayna has moved on, finding comfort in a new dating relationship with a faith-filled colleague, Warren. But when Brent resurfaces on her doorstep at just the wrong time, Dayna's heart threatens to come unglued. Why is Brent asking for forgiveness now? And why are he and his new wife, Tamara, interested in reconciliation with Dayna? The unbelievable answers in Coming Home begin to surface as Brent boldly asks Dayna to support him at the most crucial time of his life. While Tamara's heart brims with guilt, both women will discover what it means to reach beyond pain and baggage to love unconditionally, leaving the consequences to God.  Read more about S2SB2B: Coming Home

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S2SB2B: Kimberla Lawson Roby

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Saturday, January 12, 2013 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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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. 

Mrs. Roby will talk about her latest book she has coming out “Perfect Marriage” which goes on sale January 8, 2013. Copies of her books will be available for purchase and book signing. Book signing and lite reception will be held after book discussion.

Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased online at the HMCPL Store, or at the Main Library, 915 Monroe St., and the Showers Center Public Library, 4600 Blue Spring Road. Call 256-851-7492 for more information. Read more about S2SB2B: Kimberla Lawson Roby

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S2SB2B: Happy Holiday

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Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother Book Club  wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The book club will not meet in December.    Read more about S2SB2B: Happy Holiday

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Literature Out Loud!: Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Monday, February 4, 2013 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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9780060838676
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Zora Neal Hurston
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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Join us as we discuss Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston.  Before the discussion, we will view a slideshow of prominent artworks created in 1937, the same year that Hurston's book was published.

Hurston's beloved classic--one of the most important American novels of the 20th century--follows the fortunes of Janie Crawford, a woman who was married three times and had been tried for the murder of one of her husbands in the black town of Eaton, Florida. Read more about Literature Out Loud!: Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

A collection of some of the finest Sherlock Holmes mysteries, as described and told by his assistant, Dr. Watson.

 Enjoy Sherlock-themed teas during this discussion of the  2013 Community Read book. Read more about Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 11:30am to 12:30pm
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Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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The Language of Flowers

When Victoria Jones starts working for a florist, she realizes her talent with flowers helps her change the lives of the people who buy her creations. But when she must confront her painful past, she has to decide how much she is willing to change. Read more about Eleanor E. Murphy Book Club: The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

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