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John Sims Jeter joins our discussion of his novel, ...and the angels sang, on Thursday, September 12, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pizzelle's Confections at Lowe Mill. Read more about Author Chat Book Club

Author Chat Book Club: Faulkner and Zombies

Never thought you'd read a zombie book? "Zombie's Mandate: Find Billy Faulkner" may change your mind. Read more about Author Chat Book Club: Faulkner and Zombies

Author Chat Book Club: Carter Martin and "Zombie's Mandate: Find Billy Faulkner"

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Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Never thought you'd read a zombie book?  This one may change your mind.  Novelist and poet Carter Martin weaves William Faulkner with zombies, a combination that may just surprise you.  A former UAH professor, Carter also happens to be a regional authority on Faulkner.  He'll join our discussion of his book.

From the back cover: A zombie rises up from the Charles River in Boston to demand that Luke Blue Miller seek William Faulkner and have him change the ending of his greatest novel.  Carter's rich cast of characters and their stories populate this literary romp.

Note: Because the book is difficult to order online, Carter is making several copies available for purchase at the Library, starting sometime the week of July 15.  We'll send out notice when details have been finalized.

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Book Release Party: Nocturn by Ronald Andrés Moore

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Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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Join groundbreaking Alabama author, Ronald Andrés Moore, for an author talk, book signing, and celebration of his new release, NOCTURN, at the Bailey Cove Public Library. Refreshments provided. Steampunk and Gothic costumes are encouraged!  See the official book trailer here.

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Meet the Author: Les Johnson

What would it be like if we were suddenly to lose most, if not all, of our space satellites? Read more about Meet the Author: Les Johnson

Meet the Author: Les Johnson

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Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
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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… .

Les Johnson is a husband, father, physicist, and author of both science fiction and science fact.  In his “day job” he serves as the Deputy Manager for the Advanced Concepts Office at the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.

His published science fiction books include Going Interstellar and Back to the Moon.  His published popular science books include Sky Alert: When Satellites Fail, Paradise Regained: The Regreening of Earth, Solar Sails: A Novel Approach to Interplanetary Travel, and Living Off the Land in Space.   Read more about Meet the Author: Les Johnson

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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 about Meet the Author: Dr. Sonnie Hereford

Meet the Author: Dr. Sonnie Hereford

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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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.

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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. Read more about New "Author Chat Book Club"

New "Author Chat Book Club"

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Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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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.

Join us! If you’re coming, please RSVP so we'll have enough chairs.

Thursday • July 11, 2013 • 6-7pm
****Pizzelle’s Confections****
at Lowe Mill
2211 Seminole Drive, Railroad Room #4A
For more information, call Sophie Young at 256-532-2362. Read more about New "Author Chat Book Club"

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