Meeting Room A & B

Meeting Rooms A&B are located on the first floor of the Main Library. After opening the exterior doors of the Main Library, immediately turn right. The doors for these rooms are on your right. Learn more at hmcpl.org/main/meetingroomab

S2SB2B: The Great Pretender

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

"For over six years, Reginald Brooks has managed to pull it off. Having two families, leading two lives. Now, the pretending must stop. But how? THE GREAT PRETENDER is an electrifying tale of how one man tries to untangle his life, setting a full-fledged arena of wife against husband, lover against lover, friend against friend, and family against family. Once you begin this engaging tale, you will witness how one man's decision to pretend ricochets through the lives of several people. For some, escape could seem to be a most welcome solution.

Cupid's Café: Joan Johnston

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

One of the most popular romance writers in America today, Joan Johnston has more than 10 million books in print world-wide— including the New York Times bestsellers SISTERS FOUND, THE COWBOY, THE TEXAN, THE LONER, THE NEXT MRS. BLACKTHORNE and NO LONGER A STRANGER. THE PRICE represented a milestone in Johnston’s career as her first hardcover original.

Cupid's Café: Christy Reece

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Growing up in a tiny community in Alabama boasting only one stop sign and a gas station gave Christy ample opportunity to create daring adventures in her head. When she wasn't thinking of her story characters, Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys kept her entertained and out of trouble. Later came the chills of Stephen King and the thrills of John Grisham, but the romance genre always held a strong place in her heart.

Cupid's Café: Kat Martin

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Currently living in Missoula, Montana, Kat is the New York Times bestselling author of over fifty Historical and Contemporary Romance Suspense novels.  Before she started writing in 1985, Kat was a real estate broker.  During that time, she met her husband, Larry Jay Martin, author of more than twenty books, both westerns and mysteries.  Kat is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History. 

Cupid's Café: Beverly Jenkins

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Beverly Jenkins is the nation's premier writer of African-American historical romance fiction and specializes in 19th century African American life. She has 30 published novels to date.

She has received numerous awards, including: five Waldenbooks/Borders Group Best Sellers Awards; two Career Achievement Awards from Romantic Times Magazine; a Golden Pen Award from the Black Writer's Guild, and in 1999 was named one of the Top Fifty Favorite African-American writers of the 20th Century by AABLC, the nation's largest on-line African-American book club.

Cupid's Café: Linda Winstead Jones

Location: Main Library
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Linda's first book, the historical romance Guardian Angel, was released in 1994, and in the years since she's written in several romance sub-genres under several names. In order of appearance, Linda Winstead; Linda Jones; Linda Winstead Jones; Linda Devlin; and Linda Fallon. She's a six time finalist for the RITA Award and a winner (for Shades of Midnight, writing as Linda Fallon) in the paranormal category. Most recently she's been writing as Linda Jones in a couple of joint projects with Linda Howard, and rereleasing some of her backlist in ebook format.

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.

 

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