Book of the Week: Something in the Water

I’ve been in my car a lot lately driving my baby on college tours and visiting my big boy in college. I love my little car by the way.  It has an awesomely long sunroof, it is small and easy to park, I can talk to text with it so easily,  but my most favorite […]

Book of the Week: Where the Crawdads Sing

I was looking for a new book to read and keep hearing my friends say that they always go to Reese Witherspoon’s picks to help them choose. This is what Reese says about her last book of the month: “I can’t even express how much I love this book! My September pick is “Where the […]

Book of the Week: Seamless by Angie Smith

Many of my friends are taking this study right now at DUMC.  I don’t have the time to attend on Wednesdays so decided to do the study on my own and am LOVING this book.   I’ve been able to find several of the accompanying videos online also.   So – if you’ve been looking for a […]

Mom Becomes an Author!

Growing up, one of the first things we introduce our children to are books. But, it’s always another author’s words. What if it could be your own? Atlanta-based, Puerto Rican communications professional Adacelis (Ada) Pérez (aka “Mom”) recently became a self-published author on September 16 when her first book titled, “Anxious Mom, Anxious Child: A […]

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Ada Pérez
(470) 554-8734

September 25th, 2018 Category: Books

Book of the Week: Crazy Rich Asians

One of my neighbors chose Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan for our Meadowlake book club.  I’m not sure I would have ever picked it up otherwise.   Truth be told…I started it last week and am now halfway through book TWO of the trilogy (China Rich Girlfriend).   I’m addicted to these characters.  They are absolutely […]

Fall Book Sale at Dunwoody Library

DUNWOODY LIBRARY BOOK SALE SEPT 27 – OCT 1 The Friends of the Dunwoody Library will host its next BIG BOOK SALE Thursday, September 27 through Monday, October 1 at the library, 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road. A special preview for Friends starts at 1 p.m. Thursday. The sale is open to the public 4 to 8 […]

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Dunwoody Library
(770) 512-4640

September 20th, 2018 Category: Books

27th Edition of the Book Festival of the MJCCA

27th Edition of the Book Festival of the MJCCA October 30 – November 18, 2018 Tickets On Sale Now!  Prologue to the Book Festival Authors (Sep. 20 – Oct. 29, 2018): Eli Saslow ∙ Mitch Albom ∙ Sally Field ∙ Ronen Bergman Book Festival Headlining Authors Include (October 30 – November 18, 2018): Academy Award-winning […]

Book of the Week: Saints for All Occasions

Saints for All Occasions I haven’t read this book yet but when my avid reader friend texted me last night to say: “I haven’t loved a book this much since The Poisonwood Bible” I knew I had to download it ASAP.   I’ll be reading it next! Amazon says this:  “A sweeping, unforgettable novel from The New York […]

A Novel Idea – Scary Story night in Dunwoody

Tuesday, Sept. 4 6:30 – 8:30 pm A literary evening featuring six local authors who will read from and discuss their novels. The event is free and open to the public. Door prizes. Food, drink, wine and beer available. Crema Espresso Cafe, Mt. Vernon Road


Kathy Florence
(404) 680-9604

August 28th, 2018 Category: Books

Book of the Week: House Rules by Jodi Picoult

There are 132 miles between me and some of the people I love the most… I can be found cruising on Interstate 85 between Dunwoody and Lee County, Alabama quite frequently.  To pass the time (and to keep myself awake) I often listen to books on Audible or to Andy Stanley podcasts.  One day last […]

Book of the Week: The Power of Praying for Your Adult Children

My friend, Pamela, told me about this book and I’ve been reading and re-reading it all summer.   I used to think that once my kids were grown…and flown…that parenting would be finished.   I was! Throughout this book the author (Stormie O’Martian) helps you pray with the power of God’s Word over your adult children […]

Book of the Week: Grown & Flown

Note from Audra:  So I cheated.  This isn’t really a “BOOK” of the week.  However, it  is a publication that I “READ” almost every day and the topic is so timely that I knew I must share.  I’m taking my oldest back for his second year at Auburn tomorrow…our UGA friends are mostly all back […]

City Winery’s August Books and Booze featuring ‘The Night Circus’ By Erin Morgenstern

Book enthusiasts are invited to join Ponce City Market’s Posman Books and City Winery for the August edition of Books and Booze featuring ‘The Night Circus’ by Erin Morgenstern on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. Beginning at 7:00 p.m., readers can participate in a lively discussion about two young magicians, Celia and Marco, chaotic, yet romantic […]

August 9th, 2018 Category: Books