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         JOSHILYN JACKSON
      bestselling author of gods in Alabama

      A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty

      Wednesday, February 8
      12:00 - 1:30



       
      Every fifteen years, trouble comes after the Slocumb women. Now, as their youngest turns fifteen, a long-hidden grave is unearthed in the backyard. Headstrong young Mosey Slocumb is determined to find out who used their yard as a make-shift cemetery, and why. What she learns could cost her family everything. As forty-five year old Ginny fights to protect Mosey from the truth, she's thrown back into the arms of the long-lost---and married---love of her life. Between them is Liza, silenced by a stroke, with the answers trapped inside her. To survive Liza's secrets and Mosey's insistent adventures, Ginny must learn to trust the love that braids the strands of their past---and stop at nothing to defend their future.

      *****

      Reading A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty feels a lot like falling in love: giddy and enthralling and a little bit dangerous... Book clubs take note, here's your next pick!"
      - Sara Gruen, author of Water for Elephants



      Available in hardcover, $25.99 


       DOUG SEGREST

      A Storm Came Up

      Thursday, February 9
      2:30 - 4:00





      They grew up together, on the same street separated by a half-dozen homes, yet they lived a world apart. Braxton Freeman dreams of a good college education, blonde, blue-eyed girls and a safe, secure future. Moses Burks just wants to go somewhere else fast, to a place where he would no longer be judged by skin color. In the summer of 1963 in a small, East Alabama town, Brax Freeman and Moses Burks find themselves caught in a vicious crossfire - between George Wallace, the KKK, state troopers and memories of a grisly murder they witnessed as youths. Neither Brax, Moses nor the town of Takasaw will ever be the same.

      Doug Segrest is a veteran Southern journalist and the winner of numerous sports writing awards with The Nashville Banner and The Birmingham News. He's also the co-host of the highly rated "The Zone" talk show. A native Montgomerian, he now lives in Shelby County, Alabama, where he balances fatherhood, work and coaching baseball.


      Available in paperback, $18.32
       

       
      Read more about these fine authors (and Stephanie McAfee, who'll be with us next week) in Allison Griffin's article from Sunday's Montgomery Advertiser by clicking on the link below.




       





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