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Joshilyn Jackson to Speak in Forsyth as Part of National Library Week

Latest book is "Someone Else's Love Story."

Joshilyn Jackson. (Photo courtesy Forsyth County Library.)
Joshilyn Jackson. (Photo courtesy Forsyth County Library.)
Bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson is coming to the Forsyth Conference Center.

Sponsored by the Forsyth County Public Library Friends & Advocates, Jackson will speak April 17 at 7 p.m. as part of National Library Week.

Jackson is the author of six novels including "Gods in Alabama;" "Between, Georgia;" "The Girl Who Stopped Swimming;" "Backseat Saints;" "A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty;" and most recently, "Someone Else’s Love Story."

Jackson has won the Southern Independent Book Award’s novel of the year, twice been a No. 1 Book Sense Pick, twice won Georgia Author of the Year, and twice been shortlisted for the Townsend prize.

She will discuss "Someone Else’s Love Story" during her visit, which was published in November 2013.

A book signing will follow her talk.

In preparation for the visit, the library will host several book clubs focusing on Jackson’s works.
  • Wednesday, April 2 at 10:15 a.m.: The Lit Chicks book club will meet at the Post Road Library to discuss A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty.
  • Tuesday, April 8 at 1:30 p.m.: The Coffee Talk book club will meet at the Cumming Library to discuss Someone Else’s Love Story. 
  • Wednesday, April 16 at 2 p.m.: The Literazzi book club will meet at the Sharon Forks Library to discuss Someone Else’s Love Story. 


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