Conversations Book Club named as an Essential Site for Voracious Readers

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

(Thurs. August 7th) Author JaQuavis Coleman's Booksigning: MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

Conversations Book Club thanks those who came out to meet New York Times bestselling author JaQuavis Coleman of the award-winning duo Ashley and JaQuavis at Books-A-Million in Jackson, MS, making his event a success.

Book lovers came as far as Natchez and Bolton to meet the author, get books signed and discuss their favorite books.

JaQuavis' new book BLACK STREET had sold out before his event in Jackson,however, he was more than happy to sign his other solo novels as well as those he had co-wrote with his wife Ashley Antoinette.

Stay connected with the authors at as well as on twitter at

Monday, August 4, 2014

(Review) A Pinch of Ooh La La by Renee Swindle

by Cyrus Webb

Tuesday is right around the corner, and that means lots of new music and books will be entering the arena, vying for your attention. If there is one book you should DEFINITELY make a point of adding to your reading list it would have to be A PINCH OF OOH LA LA by author Renee Swindle

I was introduced to the gifted storyteller through her book SHAKE DOWN THE STARS, and I knew then she would be someone to watch. In A PINCH she doesn't disappoint: getting us into the life of Abbey Ross, a woman who is looking for her happy ever after---but is in danger of losing herself in the process.

The book allows us to see Abbey as a woman who is a businesswoman, doing what she loves: making people happy through her bakery yet still feeling incomplete because her personal life (aside from some colorful friends) was anything but lackluster. When she is introduced to Samuel Howard it seems (on the surface) that her dreams of having the ideal life are going to come true---but at what cost? Not listening to her inner voice and choosing instead to do what is expected she turns down a course where she is giving herself away piece by piece.

In A PINCH OF OOH LA LA Swindle once again finds a way to show that though you might can have it all it doesn't always come in the package we (or others) might expect. Abbey realizes that she has to make some real choices, and though they might be what is best for her it won't necessarily be easy.

I mentioned that Abbey has some friends she can rely on along the way, but another character in the book that makes an appearance in the very beginning and stays present throughout definitely can't be denied----and that is music. Swindle allows that to be the soundtrack of not just Abbey's moods and adventures but a part of the lives of others, too. Music has a way of not just bringing you calm but creating memories that can be pleasant, painful and in some cases peaceful.

Entertaining and definitely a conversation piece for men and women can get something out of, A PINCH OF OOH LA LA serves us a delicious read for the summer.

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 or 601.896.5616. You can visit Ashley and JaQuavis online at and Conversations Book Club at

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

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."


 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 or 601.896.5616. You can also visit To find out more about the author visit

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!