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864 Green Street, Conyers, GA 30012
1564-B Dogwood Drive, Conyers, GA 30013
3544 Hwy 20 S, Conyers, GA 30012
3123 Klondike Road, Lithonia, Georgia 30038
6821 Church Street, Lithonia, GA 30058
6610 Browns Mill Road, Lithonia, Georgia 30038
1569 Wellborn Road, Lithonia, GA 30058
5137 Salem Road, Lithonia, GA 30038
3025 Bethany Church Road, Snellville, GA 30039
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28 Austin Road, Stockbridge, GA 30281
7116 Floyd Street NE, Covington, GA 30014
4911 Redan Road, Stone Mountain, GA 30088
2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA 30034
5370 Us Hwy 78 Ste 1120, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
2740 Lenora Church Road, Snellville, GA 30078
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952 Leon St., Stone Mountain, GA 30083
363 Conyers Road, Loganville, Georgia 30052
The Aspen Book Shop (13.8 miles)
5986 Memorial Dr, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083
1210 Pounds Road SW, Lilburn, GA 30047
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4022 Flat Shoals Parkway, Decatur, GA 30334
2962 Ember Dr. #111, Decatur, GA 30031
174 Burke Street, Stockbridge, GA 30281
3500 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA 30032
700 Grayson Pkwy, Grayson, GA 30017
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2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
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Local events

Apr
1
Sara Gruen
The Margaret Mitchell House & Museum, Wednesday, April 1 at 7pm
Sara Gruen (Ape House, At the water's edge)

Sara Gruen, the author of Water for Elephants, moved to the United States from Canada in 1999 for a job as a technical writer. She was laid off in 2001 and decided to pursue a lifelong dream of writing fiction. She has published three novels, each involving animals as full-fledged characters; the first two, Riding Lessons and Flying Changes, about horses, were published as mass market originals. Gruen lives in North Carolina with her husband, three sons, and a menagerie of rescued animals. She donates a portion of her earnings from all of her books to various animal charities. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
2
Gwinnett County Public Library Presents Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson – April 2 at 2PM
Georgia Gwinnett College and Gwinnett Library present National Book Critics Circle Award and Pulitzer Prize Winner Isabel Wilkerson on April 2nd at 2pm.

Isabel Wilkerson won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for her reporting as Chicago bureau chief of The New York Times. The award made her the first black woman in the history of American journalism to win a Pulitzer Prize and the first African American to win for individual reporting.

Wilkerson will discuss and sign her award winning book: Warmth of Other Suns - The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration. The event will be held at Georgia Gwinnett College, Student Center- LVIS Room, 1000 University Center Lane, Lawrenceville, GA 30043. The event is free and open to the public.

Free guest parking available at Housing 3000 building, off Lonnie Harvel Blvd.

For more information, please call 770-978-5154 or visit www.gwinnettpl.org. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GwinnettLibrary and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/GwinnettLibrary. (HanseLynn)
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Apr
3
Pearl Cleage
Albert E. Manley College Center (Spelman College), Friday, April 3 at unknown time
Pearl Cleage is an award-winning playwright whose play Flyin’ West was the most-produced new play in the country in 1994 and a bestselling author whose novels include What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, I Wish I Had a Red Dress, Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do, and Baby Brother’s Blues, among others. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Apr
3
Lauren Miller will be promoting Parallel
Little Shop of Stories, Friday, April 3 at 7pm
Lauren Miller will be promoting Parallel (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
4
Jennifer McQuiston will be promoting Moonlight on My Mind
Eagle Eye Book Shop, Saturday, April 4 at 1pm
Jennifer McQuiston will be promoting Moonlight on My Mind (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
6
Trans and Friends: a Project of the Feminist Outlawz
Charis Books and More, Monday, April 6 at 7pm
This is a youth focused group for trans*people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. We provide a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues. Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient world. This is a project of the Feminist Outlawz. This event is co-sponsored by Charis Circle's Strong Families, Whole Children Program.There is no suggested donation for youth participants of this program but adults and allies may make a donation in support of this program by clicking here.

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Apr
7
Pearl Cleage
Atlanta Symphony Hall, Tuesday, April 7 at 5:30pm
Pearl Cleage is an award-winning playwright whose play Flyin’ West was the most-produced new play in the country in 1994 and a bestselling author whose novels include What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, I Wish I Had a Red Dress, Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do, and Baby Brother’s Blues, among others. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Apr
7
Nina MacLaughlin reads from Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter
Charis Books and More, Tuesday, April 7 at 7:30pm
Nina MacLaughlin spent her twenties working at a Boston newspaper, sitting behind a desk and staring at a screen. Yearning for more tangible work, she applied for a job she saw on Craigslist Carpenter s Assistant: Women strongly encouraged to apply despite being a Classics major who couldn't tell a Phillips from a flathead screwdriver. She got the job, and in Hammer head she tells the rich and entertaining story of becoming a carpenter. Writing with infectious curiosity, MacLaughlin describes the joys and frustrations of making things by hand, reveals the challenges of working as a woman in an occupation that is 99 percent male, and explains how manual labor changed the way she sees the world. We meet her unflappable mentor, Mary, a petite but tough carpenter-sage ( Be smarter than the tools ), as well as wild demo dudes, foul-mouthed plumbers, grizzled hardware store clerks, and the colorful clients whose homes she and Mary work in. Whisking her readers from job to job building a wall, remodeling a kitchen, gut-renovating a house MacLaughlin examines the history of the tools she uses and the virtues and varieties of wood. Throughout, she draws on the wisdom of Ovid, Annie Dillard, Studs Terkel, and Mary Oliver to illuminate her experience of work. And, in a deeply moving climax, MacLaughlin strikes out on her own for the first time to build bookshelves for her own father. Hammer head is a passionate book full of sweat, swearing, bashed thumbs, and a deep sense of finding real meaning in work and life." This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Event. The suggested donation is $5. Listen to the NPR interview with Nina MacLaughlin http://www.npr.org/2015/03/21/393599207/thanks-to-chance-and-craigslist-a-writer...

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
8
Pearl Cleage
Hammonds House Museum, Wednesday, April 8 at 6:30pm
Pearl Cleage is an award-winning playwright whose play Flyin’ West was the most-produced new play in the country in 1994 and a bestselling author whose novels include What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, I Wish I Had a Red Dress, Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do, and Baby Brother’s Blues, among others. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Apr
8
Icarus Project Atlanta Monthly Meeting
Charis Books and More, Wednesday, April 8 at 7pm
The Icarus Project Atlanta is a local support network and media project by and for people who experience the world in ways that are often diagnosed as mental illness. This group seeks to advance social justice by fostering mutual aid practices that reconnect healing and collective liberation. We transform ourselves through transforming the world around us. This is a group for anyone who is interested in exploring these issues with an open mind and open heart. For more information about the Icarus Project nationally visit: http://theicarusproject.net/

This event is sponsored by Charis Circle's Urban Sustainability and Wellness Program. The suggested donation is $5, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
8
Robin Oliveira
Georgia Center for the Book, Wednesday, April 8 at 7:15pm
Robin Oliveira

Robin Oliveria received an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and was awarded the James Jones First Novel Fellowship for a work-in-progress for My Name Is Mary Sutter. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and two children. (added from Random House)
Apr
8
Robin Oliveira reads from I Always Loved You at Georgia Center for the Book
Charis Books and More, Wednesday, April 8 at 7:15pm
Paris, 1926. An aging Mary Cassatt, eyesight failing, searches through the clutter of her art studio for a bundle of lost letters. The sight of them—bound in silk ribbon, fading and difficult to make out—takes her back to her fateful introduction to Edgar Degas and to the love and heartbreak that followed. In her novel, I ALWAYS LOVED YOU, Robin Oliveira, author of the New York Times bestselling My Name Is Mary Sutter, tells of the tumultuous and passionate relationship between these two celebrated artists of the Impressionist movement. Forty-nine years earlier, after the Civil War, a young Mary Cassatt moves from Philadelphia to Paris to pursue a life as an artist. It proves difficult: along with her father’s outspoken disapproval of her way of life, Mary struggles to support herself with her meager earnings from painting and suffers the shame of rejection from the Paris Salon, where all of France’s most prominent artists exhibit. Then one day, a friend introduces Mary to the artist Edgar Degas, and her art—and life—are changed forever. Edgar proves to be mercurial and temperamental; he is, in turns, charming and insolent, prone to selfishness and wounding remarks, but also charismatic, captivating, and inspiring. As artistic collaborators, friends, antagonists, and, presumably, lovers, Mary and Edgar forge an impassioned relationship that deeply impacts the nature of their art and defines both of their lives. I ALWAYS LOVED YOU brilliantly recreates the irresistible world of Belle Époque Paris, capturing the golden age of Impressionism and peopled with many prominent figures of the movement including Édouard Manet and Berthe Morisot (the only other prominent female artist working in Paris at that time) whose own romantic relationship is also the subject of gossip and scandal. Robin Oliveira writes with grace and uncommon insight into the lives of artists and the passions and foibles of the human heart. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Robin Oliveira holds a BA in Russian and studied at the Pushkin Language Institute in Moscow. She received an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and is also a registered nurse, specializing in critical care. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

Location: Street: 215 Sycamore Street City: Decatur, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30030 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
9
"Empire Valley: The Arrival" Book Release Party with Ellie Collins
Charis Books and More, Thursday, April 9 at 7:30pm
We are so excited to welcome local author Ellie Collins to celebrate the publication of Empire Valley, the first book in her new series which readers are describing as "Sleepy Hollow" meets "Once Upon A Time".

After the government is forced to accept the existence of supernatural creatures, they are rounded up, imprisoned and shipped off to an island to live out the rest of their days, forbidden to leave or to ever have contact with humanity again. As seemingly random acts of violence break out across the island, the seeds of rebellion begin to take route.

Sophia Desai, a Shapeshifter, is an officer on the island, processing new arrivals and pushing papers. When she begins the investigation of a strange murder, she begins to see the true dark side of their home, and of the people who put them there. This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Event. The suggested donation is $5.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
10
Stuart Woods
Gwinnett County Public Library, Friday, April 10 at 6:45pm
Stuart Woods (Two Dollar Bill, Short Straw, Fresh Disasters, Shoot Him if He Runs, Beverly Hills Dead, Santa Fe Dead, Hot mahogany, Mounting Fears, Loitering With Intent, Hothouse Orchid, Kisser, Lucid Intervals, Santa Fe Edge, Strategic Moves, Bel-Air Dead)

Stuart Woods is the author of fifty novels, including the New York Times–bestselling Stone Barrington and Holly Barker series. He is a native of Georgia and began his writing career in the advertising industry. Chiefs, his debut in 1981, won the Edgar Award. An avid sailor and pilot, Woods lives in New York City, Florida, and Maine. (added from Random House)… (more)
Apr
12
Yoga @ Charis: Movement, Reflection, Community
Charis Books and More, Sunday, April 12 at 11am
Charis is pleased to announce "Yoga @ Charis:" a weekly, all levels, donation based, yoga class facilitated by a rotation of yoga instructors. "Yoga @ Charis" welcomes the community to a yoga practice that ensures comfort to even the newest practitioner. "Yoga @ Charis" reconnects the body to the spirit and clears the mind from accumulated life stressors. Practitioners will leave feeling recharged and ready for the week ahead. 1st Sunday Instructor: Zahra 2nd Sunday Instructor:Zuri 3rd Sunday Instructor: Crystal 4th Sunday Master Class (suggested donation, $20) This event is co-sponsored by Charis Circle's Urban Sustainability Series. The suggested donation is $5.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
13
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Atlanta History Center, Monday, April 13 at 6:30pm
Apr
13
Making Space: A Writing Group for Activists, Healers, and Everyday Heroes
Charis Books and More, Monday, April 13 at 6:30pm
Making Space: A writing group for those of us who work, move or spend time serving others through human service and community professions (psychologists, educators, social workers, etc). Here, we will use writing as a means for deepening our understandings of our private and public journeys, our relationships, work and how we make space for ourselves (or don't) in the midst of it all. This is Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Program. The suggested donation is $10.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
14
Paper Tail Zinester Camp Session One (Students May Enroll at Any Time)
Charis Books and More, Tuesday, April 14 at 5pm
This meeting and all subsequent meetings will be generally facilitated by Amanda Mills (Murmur). She will also assist in coordinating the zine exhibit and panel. Amanda Mills’ educational background is in English Rhetoric. She has been involved in zine-making since elementary school, including an internship with the Denver Zine Library, teaching a weekly class on zine-making at her high school, forming the Atlanta Zine Library in college, and organizing the Atlanta Zine Fest. Her current project, Murmur, is a community resource for DIY and ephemeral media.

Perzines with Katherine Paist. Tuesday, April 14th. 5 - 6:30 PM Must be enrolled (can enroll at any time, max 12). Katherine’s perzine, Hypoglogia, was featured by Creative Loafing as a highlight at the 2014 Atlanta Zine Fest. Katherine will talk about her work and how she uses creative writing techniques to express personal experiences. We will then look at examples of perzines from the Atlanta Zine Library. Attendees are encouraged to share things that stand out to them from the example zines. Using a prompt, everyone--including facilitators--will have time for a free-write. We will talk about what it means to create a safe space for sharing. Attendees will share their work from the prompt for feedback and encouragement. Lastly, using magazines and other visual materials, we will talk about how to choose imagery to support and highlight your written words. Everyone is then expected to work on their perzines at home and bring them to next week’s meeting. Enroll online here: http://murmurmedia.org/enroll-now-paper-trail-zinester-camp-for-youth/

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
16
Gwinnett County Public Library Welcomes Bestselling Author Lisa Scottoline – April 16 at 7PM
Lisa Scottoline is a New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award–winning author of twenty-two novels. She has 30 million copies of her books in print in the United States, and she has been published in thirty-five countries. Scottoline's unusual working methods and desire for all things pop culture have helped her to create some of the most unapologetically entertaining and compulsively page-turning novels in contemporary popular fiction.

Presented by Gwinnett County Library, Scottoline will appear at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center, 10 College St, Norcross 30071 on April 16 at 7pm. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

For more information, please call 770-978-5154 or visit www.gwinnettpl.org. Find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GwinnettLibrary and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/GwinnettLibrary. (HanseLynn)
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Apr
16
Cliterati Open No Mic Featuring Adiva Williams
Charis Books and More, Thursday, April 16 at 7:30pm
Charis and Cliterati pair up to present an inviting and fierce open mic & reading series on the 3rd Thursday of every month. Hosted by the anarchic spoken word team of Karen G and Theresa Davis, members of the Art Amok Slam Team, this series cultivates the voices of authors, novices and an assortment of poets, songstresses and storytellers. Adiva Williams is April's featured Performer. Adiva is the author of Memoirs of the Beautifully Insane. Adiva is originally from South Carolina, and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Adiva is also an editor and is currently working on a collection of short stories and her second poetry book. She is the founder of a non-profit organization created to help homeless working mothers with minor children. Adiva can be reached via website www.theadivawilliams.com.

This is a From Margin to Center Literary Program; suggested donation is $5

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
18
Sheryll Roberts From Victim 2 Vessel Book Signing
Charis Books and More, Saturday, April 18 at 1:30pm
Sheryll Roberts is the author of From Victim 2 Vessel and the founder of Life of Hope After Abuse, an organization to combat child sexual abuse. You can meet Ms. Roberts and pick up your own copy of her memoir at her booksigning from 1:30-3pm on Saturday, April 18th.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Apr
18
Carla Hall
A Cappella Books, Saturday, April 18 at 2pm
Carla Hall attended L’Academie de Cuisine in Maryland and is owner and executive chef of Carla Hall Petite Cookies, an artisan cookie company based out of Washington, DC. A cohost on the ABC talk show The Chew, she lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, Matthew Lyons, and stepson, Noah. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Apr
18
Pearl Cleage
Charis Books and More, Saturday, April 18 at 7:30pm
Pearl Cleage is an award-winning playwright whose play Flyin’ West was the most-produced new play in the country in 1994 and a bestselling author whose novels include What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, I Wish I Had a Red Dress, Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do, and Baby Brother’s Blues, among others. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Apr
19
Yoga @ Charis: Movement, Reflection, Community
Charis Books and More, Sunday, April 19 at 11am
Charis is pleased to announce "Yoga @ Charis:" a weekly, all levels, donation based, yoga class facilitated by a rotation of yoga instructors. "Yoga @ Charis" welcomes the community to a yoga practice that ensures comfort to even the newest practitioner. "Yoga @ Charis" reconnects the body to the spirit and clears the mind from accumulated life stressors. Practitioners will leave feeling recharged and ready for the week ahead. 1st Sunday Instructor: Zahra 2nd Sunday Instructor:Zuri 3rd Sunday Instructor: Crystal 4th Sunday Master Class (suggested donation, $20) This event is co-sponsored by Charis Circle's Urban Sustainability Series. The suggested donation is $5.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
20
Jim Grimsley and Pearl Cleage in an intimate conversation about "How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood"
Charis Books and More, Monday, April 20 at 7:30pm
Join us for a very special conversation between two Charis favorites: Jim Grimsley and Pearl Cleage to celebrate the release of Jim's newest book: How I Shed My Skin: Unlearning the Racist Lessons of a Southern Childhood. In August of 1966, Jim Grimsley entered the sixth grade in his small eastern North Carolina hometown. But this year marked a significant shift in the way the people there — especially the white people — lived their lives. It was the year federally mandated integration of the schools went into effect, at first allowing students to change schools through “freedom of choice,” replaced two years later by forced integration. For Jim, going to one of the private schools that almost immediately sprang up was not an option: his family was too poor to consider paying tuition, and while they shared the community’s dismay over the mixing of the races, they had bigger, more immediate problems to face. Now, more than forty years later, Grimsley, a critically acclaimed novelist, revisits that school and those times, remembering his personal reaction to his first real exposure to black children and to their culture, and his growing awareness of his own mostly unrecognized racist attitudes. How I Shed My Skin is honest, unflinching, and deeply moving, an important work that takes readers inside those classrooms and onto the playing fields as, ever so tentatively, alliances were forged and friendships established, while all around them the adults found it impossible to accept the changes being wrought. And as we mark the fiftieth anniversary of this turbulent time, Grimsley asks, how far have we really come? Jim Grimsley is the author of four previous novels, among them Winter Birds, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award; Dream Boy, winner of the GLBTF Book Award for literature; My Drowning, a Lila-Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writer’s Award winner; and Comfort and Joy. Pearl Cleage is the author of numerous works of fiction, plays, and non-fiction. Based in Atlanta, her most recent book is a work of non-fiction, Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs. This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Event. The suggested donation is $5.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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