Author Events

Meet the Author: Les Johnson

What would it be like if we were suddenly to lose most, if not all, of our space satellites? Scientist and author Les Johnson discusses his predictions at the Main Library on Sunday, June 16 at 2 p.m.. Read more »

Meet the Author: Les Johnson

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Date: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Hooked on Space Satellites: Why We Now Depend upon Them

What would it be like if we were suddenly to lose most, if not all, of our space satellites?  Science fiction and popular science author Les Johnson believes that we’ve become dependent upon them.  Les predicts what might happen to our economy, defense, and daily lives if they were suddenly destroyed.  It would not be a good time… .

Meet the Author: Dr. Sonnie Hereford

Huntsville Civil Rights activist Dr. Sonnie Hereford discusses his memoir, Beside the Troubled Waters on Tuesday, June 4, at 11 a.m. at the Main Library. Read more »

Meet the Author: Dr. Sonnie Hereford

Location: Second Floor Meeting Room
Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Huntsville Civil Rights activist Dr. Sonnie Hereford discusses his memoir, Beside the Troubled Waters.  Based on interviews conducted by Jack Ellis, the account spans much of Dr. Hereford’s life, from childhood to medical school, to his participation in the Huntsville Civil Rights movement, and after the end of segregation.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

New "Author Chat Book Club"

Read and discuss books with the author joining our discussion. Our first featured book/ author is "Days of Little Texas" by R.A. Nelson on Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m. at Pizzelle's Confections at Lowe Mill. Read more »

New "Author Chat Book Club"

Location: Flying Monkey Arts Center
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Read and discuss books with the author joining our discussion!

Our first featured book/ author is "Days of Little Texas" by R.A. Nelson. A ghost story, a romance, and a reckoning unlike anything you’ve read before.

Acclaimed YA author R. A. Nelson joins our discussion of his novel, set in the environs of the evangelical revival circuit and centered around Ronald Earl, who at ten became the electrifying “boy wonder” preacher known as Little Texas.

Cupid's Cafe presents Christy Reece

Author Christy Reece will talk about her new novel, Midnight Secrets, written under the pen name Ella Grace, and her other books at the next meeting of the Cupid's Cafe Book Club on Wednesday, May 22, at noon in the A&B meeting room at the Main Library. Read more »

Local author visits Madison Murder, Ink.

Madison novelist Michael Guillebeau, author of Josh Whoever, will discuss and sign copies of his work on Thursday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the meeting of Madison Murder, Ink at the Madison Public Library. Read more »

Meet the Author: Skip Tucker

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Date: Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Friendly fire — or murder?

Longtime political aide Skip Tucker discusses his first novel, Pale Blue Light, a historical fiction that dares ask if the shooting of Confederate Lt. General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was an accident, or if more sinister forces were involved.

“Pale Blue Light” was another, much lesser known nickname for Stonewall Jackson.  Skip discusses the setting of this Civil War spy thriller, as well as some of the personalities featured.

Meet the Author: Stephanie Osborn

Location: Bailey Cove Branch Library
Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Dr. Stephanie Osborn, author of the Displaced Detective series discusses the myriad forms of research involved in writing a Holmesian novel, from cutting-edge science like M theory, to what effects narcotics such as cocaine have on the mind and body, to the typical furnishings of a Victorian home and what the well-dressed Victorian gentleman might wear.

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