A re-imagining of the Biblical story of Jezebel as a compelling modern drama, Jezebel follows the exploits of manipulative Georgia beauty Jessie Belle who weds a trusting and prosperous pastor, Traynor Devereaux, as a ticket out of town. Traynor doesn't realize that his cunning new bride isn't just dreaming of a new life, but running from an old one-and an unsalvageable reputation that could destroy both their futures. Read more about S2S/B2B: Jezebel
It's all about Eric! We'll talk about any and all books by Eric Jerome Dickey. Got a favorite? Bring it, and we'll talk about it. Not familiar? Come find out what's great about this contemporary African-American author. Read more about The books of Eric Jerome Dickey
Faye uses sessions from three of her three counseling clients to make the ultimate decision in her failing marriage. Housewife Tess has spent the past 23 years catering to her to two grown sons and her husband Jesse. After learning about her husband's affair, Tess must decide if and when she will learn to live for herself. Real estate agent Elise is dying for someone to love her and fools herself into thinking married Jay can fill that void in her life. Interior decorator Renee only needs a man for one thing, and as hard as she tries, her very married client Lewis may be the only one qualified to scratch her itch. Read more about S2S/B2B: This Fire Down In My Soul
Chandelle's love of material possessions is destroying her marriage. Now with Chandelle's scheming cousin Deidre in town, money is the least of their problems. Fortunately, the Lord works in mysterious ways, and a series of unexpected events may bless everyone with a second chance. Read more about Sister 2 Sister / Brother 2 Brother: Sinful
We'll cover the books we talked about this year. Did you love them? Hate them? Have suggestions for next year? Bring books you love; we'll talk about them, draw for door prizes, and make plans for 2008.
Come and meet some of our homegrown authors in and around Huntsville. Hear what inspired them! Also meet a local publisher and learn how to get your book published. This event is free to the general public! Featured guests include:
Frank Chase, author of False Roads to Manhood
Vanessa Jackson Austin, author of Live On
Nathenial H. Jones, author of Nate On Living
Irene Steele, author of Some Glad Morning
Mark Williams, CEO, of The Mark Williams Project
Narrator Roy Deacon, a 17-year-old seventh-generation mortician, is pressed into service after his brother, Paul, discovers a friend's body hanging from a camphor tree. Roy prepares the body for burial while the community's most fiery leaders rally to press the police to find a better explanation for murder than "a drug deal gone wrong." Throughout the commotion, Roy maintains a remarkable calm as he approaches the end of his senior year in high school, prepares bodies and attends to a distressed Paul. Read more about S2S/B2B: Like Trees, Walking
Two childhood friends must weigh their love for each other against their love for the same woman. As the boundaries of love, trust, and friendship are stretched and tested, this story evolves into a deeply engaging tale. Read more about S2S/B2B: Do You Take This Woman?
Bishop T.K. Wilson's wife, Charlene, is on her deathbed with pancreatic cancer, and with the help of her best friend, she drafts five letters one to each of the four women she feels could be contenders for the title of First Lady of Jamaica Ministries and one to her husband encouraging him to move on after her death and marry someone who can help him lead the church. Per Charlene's request, the letters are delivered after she dies, setting into motion a catty, gossipy page-turner as the chosen four vie for T.K.'s proposal. Read more about S2S/B2B: The First Lady