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Southern Voices 2-23-19

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Eight authors shared their life stories and the stories of their characters. Read more

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Jody Bicking and coworker Kevin McKenzie have noticed a gap in leadership books. Read more

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Heather Jones Skaggs

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This one will be called the "Hidden History of Hoover" and will focus on personal untold stories from communities along Shades Mountain, from Bluff Park to Brock's Gap and including Ross Bridge and The Preserve. Read more

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Southern Voices 2-24-18 (1)

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Eight authors shared their arduous journeys of completing books and the joys and pitfalls of being a writer. Read more

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Southern Voices 2018 Andrew Gross

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Connections, coupled with persistence, really do matter. Read more

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Hoover library 2017 fall book sale

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Thousands of books are available for 50 cents or less. Read more

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The library has two weekday fiction book groups and three nonfiction book groups as well. Read more

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Nia Mya Reese's book, "How To Deal With and Care For Your Annoying Little Brother," continues to resonate with people and draw attention. Read more

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Library staff and volunteers have been setting out thousands of used books for sale Friday and Saturday. Read more

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Publishing a book was easy for Lake Cyrus resident and Deer Valley second-grader Nia Mya Reese. The hard part? Signing all the copies. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Nia Mya’s illustrated book, “How to Deal with and Care for Your Annoying Little Brother,” was published in December. But it started as a writing assignment in first-grade teacher Beth Hankins’ class last year. Read more

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Rebecca Wells

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The 25th anniversary edition of Southern Voices will include more authors than usual. Read more

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Southern Voices 2016 Erik Larson

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Larson, who has had five books on the New York Times bestseller list, gave a peek into the world of narrative nonfiction. Read more

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  • Southern Voices 2-23-19

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Southern Voices 2-23-19

    David Joy speaks at the authors conference at the Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.

  • Southern Voices 2-23-19

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Southern Voices 2-23-19

    Gin Phillips and David Joy speak at the authors conference at the Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.

  • Southern Voices 2-23-19

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Southern Voices 2-23-19

    Patti Callhan Henry speaks at the authors conference at the Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.

  • Southern Voices 2-23-19

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    Southern Voices 2-23-19

    Sean Dietrich speaks at the authors conference at the Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.

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    Southern Voices 2-23-19

    Carrie Steinmehl, chairwoman of the Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, speaks at the festival's authors conference on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.

  • Southern Voices 2-23-19

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    Southern Voices 2-23-19

    Patti Callahan Henry speaks at the authors conference at the Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library in Hoover, Alabama, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019.

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