Book discussion

S2S B2B: We Ain't The Brontes

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, June 16, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Charity Evans and Lynzee Lavender haven’t always had the best relationship—for the most part thanks to them being writers. But while Lynzee is the wealthy, successful New York Times bestselling author of science fiction books, Charity is just squeaking by. Why is success passing her by? And why is her publisher all of a sudden reluctant to renew her contract? Now Charity suspects the worst: That her own sister has had her blacklisted!

S2S B2B: Life Is Short But Wide

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Wideland, Oklahoma, is home to ordinary Americans struggling to raise families, eke out a living, and fulfill their dreams. In the early twentieth century, Irene and Val fall in love in Wideland. While carving out a home for themselves, they also allow neighbors Bertha and Joseph to build a house and live on their land. The next generation brings two girls for Irene and Val, and a daughter for Bertha and Joseph.

S2S B2B: Secret Obsession

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Paige Donahue has always lived in her sister Camille's shadow. As children, Camille had the grades, the friends, and their parents' love, while Paige was left with hand-me-downs and criticism. Now as adults, Camille lives an idyllic life with her husband, Pierce, and her two perfect children in a beautiful home, while Paige is stuck in a small condo with bills she can't afford to pay. But no more. With seeds of doubt planted in both Camille's and Pierce's minds, Paige's plan to steal her brother-in law starts to work.

S2S B2B: Secret Obsession

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Paige Donahue has always lived in her sister Camille's shadow. As children, Camille had the grades, the friends, and their parents' love, while Paige was left with hand-me-downs and criticism. Now as adults, Camille lives an idyllic life with her husband, Pierce, and her two perfect children in a beautiful home, while Paige is stuck in a small condo with bills she can't afford to pay. But no more.

S2S B2B: Faith

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Monet and Marcus Caldwell are living their version of the American Dream. Both are gainfully employed, Marcus as a detective for Chicago's Finest, and Monet as a nurse in the neonatal unit of an inner city hospital. They are faithful members of Reverend Ruth Wilcox's church, The Temple. The only thing missing from their life is a child.

S2S B2B: Meet Authors ReShonda Tate Billingsley & Victoria Christopher Murray

Location: Main Library
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

 

Join Sister 2 Sister Brother 2 Brother as we welcome bestselling, award-winning authors Victoria Christopher Murray and ReShonda Tate Billingsley, as they bring their favorite heroines together in SINNERS & SAINTS.

Bailey Cove Morning: Room

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it's where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat and sleep and play. At night, his Ma shuts him safely in the wardrobe, where he is meant to be asleep when Old Nick visits. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it is the prison where Old Nick has held her captive for seven years. Through determination, ingenuity, and fierce motherly love, Ma has created a life for Jack. But she knows it's not enough...not for her or for him.

Bailey Cove Morning: State of Wonder

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Award-winning "New York Times"-bestselling author Patchett ("Bel Canto, The Magician's Assistant") returns with a provocative novel of morality and miracles, science and sacrifice set in the Amazon rainforest--a gripping adventure story and a profound look at the difficult choices we make in the name of discovery and love.

S2SB2B: NO BOOK CLUB THIS MONTH, HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, December 17, 2011 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

THERE WILL BE NO BOOKCLUB DISCUSSION THIS MONTH.

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

S2SB2B: The Choir Director

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

New York Times bestselling author Carl Weber takes readers back to church, where preaching isn't always enough, nothing goes better with the Word than a song--and it's time for some hard-earned lessons in love, brotherhood, and betrayal.

Bishop T.K. Wilson has done all he can to make First Jamaica Ministries a success. But with his last choir director getting caught in a scandal, attendance and cash flow are down.

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