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Inspired by the historical figure of Sarah Grimke, Sue Monk Kidd, author of The Secret Life of Bees, presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.  

Following the Civil War, Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee, thrived as a cauldron of sex and song, violence and passion. But out of this turmoil emerged a center of black progress, optimism, and cultural ferment.

Photo by David Miller

The Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Orchestra will be performing a special Memorial Day concert entitled “Turn of the Century Pops” on Monday, May 25 at 6 pm at the Blue Ash Towne Square.

Publisher's Weekly calls Sabaa Tahir‘s An Ember in the Ashes "A thought-provoking, heart-wrenching, and pulse-pounding read. Set in a rich, high-fantasy world with echoes of ancient Rome, it tells the story of a slave fighting for her family and a young soldier fighting for his freedom."

A huge bestseller in Europe, Frederic Lenoir’s Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide is an exciting journey that examines how history’s greatest philosophers and religious figures have answered life’s most fundamental question: What is happiness and how do I achieve it?

From attempting a juice cleanse to studying Italian, from learning to ride a bike to starting a new business, and from sampling pasta in Rome to training for a 5K... with I Regret Nothing: A Memoir Jen Lancaster is turning a mid-life crisis into a mid-life opportunity, sharing her sometimes bumpy - but always hilarious - attempts to better her life… again.

The City Flea Returns

May 15, 2015
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The City Flea returns to Washington Park this Saturday, May 16. Find out more about this community event from its founder, Lindsay Dewald.

Art Walk

May 11, 2015

Marcey Bullerman, creator and organizer of the Mt. Adams Art Walk gives us a preview of the event.

When the Ku Klux Klan’s reappearance rattles Stella’s segregated southern town, bravery battles prejudice in Sharon Draper's Stella by Starlight.

His name is Failure... Timmy Failure... and his detective agency is on the verge of global domination. Global riches. Global fame.

From the New York Times best-selling author Stephan Pastis comes Timmy Failure: We Meet Again - the  third adventure about the comically overconfident sleuth.

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