Book discussion

S2S B2B: Love, Honor, and Betray

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, July 16, 2011 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The infamous Reverend Curtis Black's sordid past is no secret, as his wife, Charlotte, is well aware. But when Curtis' longtime mistress and mother of his illegitimate two-year-old dies, he and Charlotte have no choice but to raise Curtina together. Soon, Charlotte's resentment of the child affects her marriage.

S2S B2B: Be Careful What You Pray For

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2011 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

At thirty-six, third-grade teacher Maya is ready to get married and have children, and she’s been waiting an astonishing thirteen years for her live-in boyfriend, Kenneth, to finally propose. She’s prayed for the moment and believes their anniversary will be it—until she gets dumped instead. Devastated and desperate to get back in the game, she prays for a new man, then starts dating gym teacher Lloyd Bradford. She tries to make herself believe she’s in a good thing with Lloyd, but the longer they stay together, the more it looks like this is one dangerous dude.

S2S B2B: Perfect Peace

Location: Main Library Meeting Room A & B
Date: Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The heartbreaking portrait of a large, rural southern family’s attempt to grapple with their mother’s desperate decision to make her newborn son into the daughter she will never have. When the seventh child of the Peace family, named Perfect, turns eight, her mother Emma Jean tells her bewildered daughter, “You was born a boy. I made you a girl. But that ain’t what you was supposed to be. So, from now on, you gon’ be a boy.

Community Wide Read Open House (Redstone Arsenal)

Location: Redstone Arsenal MWR Post Library
Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

In partnership with the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library and in support of the 2011 Community Wide Read, Family & MWR Library on Redstone Arsenal is having an Open House on April 5, 2011, from 10 am-6 pm.  The Library will also feature Homer Hickam's memoir October Sky/Rocket Boys, giving away copies of October Sky/Rocket Boys and related books for children. Refreshments will be served.  For more details, call the Library at 256-876-4741.

Learn more about the Community Wide Read at http://hmcpl.org/wickedcity

Spanish Language Book Discussion: Wicked City

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This event is part of the Community Wide Read. Learn more at http://hmcpl.org/wickedcity

Coffee and a Book

Location: Triana Public Library
Date: Friday, April 15, 2011 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

This event is part of the Community Wide Read. Learn more at http://hmcpl.org/wickedcity

Gurley Girls Book Club: Wicked City

Location: Gurley Public Library
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Phenix City, Alabama, from its founding during the Civil War, has been the dirty, not-so-little secret of the South. It is a riverside no-man's land, a place where a blind eye has historically been turned to vice of every sort, including prostitution, gambling, and even murder. Atkins shows us Phenix City in its 1950s hey-day, where a battle is building between a handful of decent citizens and the underworld willing to do anything to maintain their control.

Chinese Language Book Discussion: Wicked City

Location: Main Library
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a Community Wide Read bood discussion.

 

Knit 1, Read Too!: Wicked City

Location: Madison Public Library
Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Join us for a Community Wide Read bood discussion.

 

S2S/B2B Annual Author Event: Vanessa Davis Griggs

Sister 2 Sister/Brother 2 Brother is celebrating our fifth anniversary along with our annual author event on Saturday, March 19!  Purchase your tickets now to see author and motivational speaker Vanessa Davis Griggs. Read more »

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