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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 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)

Cyrus Webb Presents... Conversations' 2014 Top 25 Summer Reads

It is one of Conversations' most exciting events each year: the big reveal of its Top 25 Summer Reads for adults.

"As a lover of books, I am always excited to share titles that have spoken to me personally," says Cyrus Webb, media personality and President of Conversations Book Club. "Once again the authors I've read have not made this year's list easy to compile, but that just means there are a lot of great books for readers to choose from."

Conversations' 2014 Top 25 Summer Reads have a little something for everyone: action and adventure, trials and redemption and even a bit of humor.

It is the hope of Cyrus Webb and Conversations that you will add some of their favorite titles to your reading list for the summer.

Conversations' Top 25 Summer Reading List for 2014 (listed in no particular order)

  1. "Confessions of a Wild Child" by Jackie Collins (St. Martins Press)
  2. "The Cottage on Juniper Ridge" by Sheila Roberts (Harlequin Mira)
  3. "I Dance For You" by Kelly Stone 
  4. "Secrets to Surrender (Living Wholeheartedly)" by Debby Akerman (New Hope Publishing)
  5. "Not My Will" by Khara Campbell (Delphine Publications)
  6. "Death's Way" by Christopher Valen (Conquill Press)
  7. "Revenge Wears Prada" by Lauren Weisberger (Simon & Schuster)
  8. "The Harm In Asking" by Sara Barron (Three Rivers Press)
  9. "When Perfection Fails" by Tyora Moody (Urban Christian)
  10. "Postcards from Cookie" by Caroline Clarke (Harper Collins)
  11. "Pressed Pennies" by Steven Manchester (The Story Plant)
  12. "Saint Monkey" by Jacinda Townsend (W. W. Norton & Co.)
  13. "Death Never Sleeps" by E. J. Simon (Simon/Zef)
  14. "A Forest of Doors: An Orphan's Quest" by L. A. Muse (innovo Publishing)
  15. "A Very Dystopian Holiday Reader" by Dan O'Brien 
  16. "Pillow Talk int he Heat of the Night" (Peace in the Storm Publishing)
  17. "Commit to Get Fit" by Laura Dion-Jones
  18. "Out of the Ruins" by Karen Barnett (Abingdon Press)
  19. "Magnolia Mud" by Randy Pierce (Dogwood Press)
  20. "The Writers Afterlife" by Richard Vetere (Three Rooms Press)
  21. "Debbie Doesn't Do It Anymore" by Walter Mosley (Doubleday/Random House)
  22. "My Wife My Baby...and Him" by Sheila E. Lipsey (Bonita and Hodge Publishing Group)
  23. "A Promise in Pieces" by Emily T. Wierenga (Abingdon Press)
  24. "Her Heart's Desire" by Lisa Watson (Kimani Romance)
  25. "Social Death" by Tatiana Boncompagni (Tudor City Press)