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(Thurs. Aug. 7th) Authors Ashley & JaQuavis Return to Mississippi

Monday, July 21, 2014

(Thurs. August 7, 2014) NYT Bestselling Authors Ashley & Jaquavis Return to Mississippi

Conversations Book Club is excited to announce that New York Times Bestselling authors Ashley Antoinette & Jaquavis Coleman are returning to Mississippi Thursday, August 7, 2014 for a book signing and discussion at Books-A-Million (4950 Hwy 55 N * Jackson, MS).

"It's been 3 years since their last visit to the Magnolia State," says Cyrus Webb, book club President. "We're glad to have them back, and I know their fans will enjoy the opportunity as well."

With over 40 titles between them, the writing duo will be meeting fans in Jackson, MS as well as signing both new and old titles. Ashley's new book is THE PRADA PLAN: Love and War and JaQuavis' new title is BLACK WALL STREET.

"This is a chance for Central Mississippi to really come out and support a great event with two talented authors," says Webb.

This event is open to the public, and readers are encouraged to come out for pictures and to bring their already-purchased titles as well to get signed. For more information contact Cyrus Webb at cawebb4@juno.com or 601.896.5616. You can visit Ashley and JaQuavis online at www.ashleyjaquavis.com and Conversations Book Club at www.conversationsbookclub.com.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

#ThrowbackThursday Interview: Cyrus Webb Presents...The John Henderson Story 12/23

In December 2013 Conversations LIVE host Cyrus Webb found out about a man who had lost over 100 pounds in one year. His name was John Henderson, and he granted Conversations his first radio interview to discuss his life's journey, what kept him motivated and his advice for others.



Since the interview he has lost a total of over 170 pounds, and is inspiring others to be the best of themselves. Listen to the conversation here: Cyrus Webb Presents...The John Henderson Story 12/23 by theconversationshow | Current Events Podcasts

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Author Tiffany Alexander's Visit to Pearl, MS: Mission Accomplished!

Thanks to all of those who made the visit of author Tiffany Alexander to Pearl, MS on Saturday, July 12, 2014 a success.

It all began with a fun 2 hours of meeting patrons and signing books at the Pearl Public Library.

From there it was on to get a bite to eat and meet readers at Appetizers Restaurant.

For those who missed seeing Tiffany you can get autographed copies of her books exclusively at www.childrensband.com.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Children's Book Author Tiffany Alexander Visits Central Mississippi, Sat. July 12th

Conversations Book Club is excited to announce that inspirational children's book author Tiffany Alexander will be visiting Central Mississippi on Sat. July 12th in two special events in Pearl, MS.

"It's an honor to host Ms. Alexander in Rankin County," says Cyrus Webb, President of Conversations Book Club. "She's one of those individuals that is able to not just entertain readers but give them important messages as well. I know that many will benefit from her characters and her stories."

Her titles include EBENEZER OPENS A SAVINGS ACCOUNT, DUDLEY'S SOLO, TITO'S TASTY SNACKS, DEZZI'S DANCE RECITAL and ESMERELDA'S SPEECH.

 On Saturday, July 12th Tiffany will be signing her books at the Pearl Public Library (2416 Old Brandon Road * Pearl, MS) from 1-3p.m. and then be a special guest at a meet and greet at Appetizers Restaurant (3000 Hwy 80 E * Pearl, MS) from 5-7p.m. Admission to both events is free, however, the author will have books available for purchasing.

For more information contact Cyrus Webb at cawebb4@juno.com or 601.896.5616. You can also visit www.conversationsbookclub.com. To find out more about the author visit www.childrensband.com.

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Conversations Summer Book Fair 2014: Mission Accomplished!

Conversations Book Club wishes to thank all of those who came out and supported its Summer Book Fair on Sat. June 28th at the Pearl Public Library (Pearl, MS).
(seen above Pearl Public Library Reference Supervisor Eleanor Jones, author Glenda L. Hunter, author Joseph Barnett, author Jane Congdon, author Kelly Stone, author Andre Johnson and Conversations Book Club President Cyrus Webb) 

Authors Darlene Collier, Glenda Hunter, Kelly Stone, Andre Johnson and guest authors Jane Congdon and Joseph Barnett were able to meet book lovers, discussing their individual titles.

It was also a great opportunity for the authors to get to know each other better. CONVERSATIONS: Feeding your love of life! www.conversationsbookclub.com

Friday, June 13, 2014

(Sat. June 28, 2014) Conversations Book Club Presents its Summer Book Fair 2014

Conversations Book Club is excited to announce that this year's Summer Book Fair will take place on Sat. June 28, 2014 from 1-3p.m. at the Pearl Public Library (2416 Old Brandon Road * Pearl, MS) and will feature some of Mississippi's bright literary voices and some special guests.

Authors from Mississippi that will be at this year's event are Kelly Stone (I Dance For You * Chasing Blossom), Darlene Collier (Married to Sin), Glenda L. Hunter (An Unspeakable Secret * It Finally Happened) and Andre Johnson (Man with Three Faces: Yearning For Control). "This year's event will be a mixture of not just authors from around the state of Mississippi but special guests siblings/authors Joseph Barnett (Mr. Joe) and Jane Congdon (It Started with Dracula) will be joining the group as well," says Cyrus Webb, book club President and founder of the yearly event. "We're excited to bring these authors together for readers around the state to meet, discover their work and be inspired by their individual journeys."

Admission to the event is free, however, each author will have books available for purchasing.

For more information contact Cyrus Webb at cawebb4@juno.com or call 601.896.5616. You can also visit www.conversationsbookclub.com and www.mississippireads.com.

Monday, June 2, 2014

Conversations' Top 10 Summer Reads for Young Readers (2014)

Conversations Book Club loves to share books for all age groups, especially young readers, and 2014 is no exception. Introducing our Top 10 Summer Reads for young Readers!

Conversations' 2014 Top 10 Summer Reads for Young Readers (in no particular order)


  1. "Swagger" by Carl Deuker (Houghton Mifflin)
  2. "Miracle Mud" by David A. Kelly (Millbrook Press)
  3. "My Friend Suhana" by Shaila Abdullah & Aanyah Abdullah (Loving Healing Press)
  4. "Teardrop" by Lauren Kate (Delacorte Press)
  5. "Giants in the Land" by Clark Rich Burbidge (Wine Press Publishing)
  6. "The Ring & the Crown" by Melissa de la Cruz (Hyperion)
  7. "Conspirators of the Lost Sock Army and the Loose Change Collection Agency" by Dan O'Brien 
  8. "The Numberlys" by William Joyce & Christina Ellis (Moonbot Books/Simon and Schuster)
  9. "Say What You Will" by Cammie McGovern (Harper Teen)
  10. "Odessa Again" by Dana Reinhardt (Wendy Lamb Books/Random House)