Former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden is among the four featured authors in the 2019 Summer Series, part of A Page from the Book Festival of the MJCCA, running May 15-June 17.
A Page from the Book Festival expands on the success of the annual book festival in November by bringing a prestigious list of authors to Atlanta throughout the year.
Here is the lineup for the summer series:
Jill Biden, “Where the Light Enters: Building a Family, Discovering Myself”
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15
Former Second Lady of the United States, Dr. Jill Biden, presents her new memoir, “Where the Light Enters.” This is Dr. Biden’s very personal story of how she built a family and a life of her own. From the pranks she played to keep everyone laughing to the traditions she formed that would carry them through tragedy, hers is the spirited journey of a woman embracing many roles. “Where the Light Enters” is a candid, heartwarming glimpse into the creation of a beloved American family, and the life of a woman at its center. Seating for this event is extremely limited; tickets are limited to two per person.
Tickets: A general admission ticket with a hardcover copy of the book is $40. Two general admission tickets and a book is $60.
E L James, “The Mister”
7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30
E L James, author of the phenomenal No. 1 bestselling “Fifty Shades” trilogy is back with a new passionate romance and her first Atlanta appearance. This one promises to be as steamy as the first wildly successful franchise!
Tickets: Member/community: A general admission ticket includes a trade paperback copy of the book: $32.
Teri Turner, “No Crumbs Left”
1 p.m. Sunday, June 2
As millions of people know, one of the toughest things about completing the Whole30 meal plan is figuring out what to eat the other 335 days of the year. Instagram sensation Teri Turner, creator of the blog NoCrumbsLeft.com, has ALL the healthful and great-tasting answers. Don’t miss her only Atlanta appearance.
Tickets: A general admission ticket with a hardcover copy of the book: $36. Two general admission tickets and a book: $56.
Jennifer Weiner, “Mrs. Everything”
7:30 p.m. Monday, June 17
From Jennifer Weiner, the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of “Who Do You Love” and “In Her Shoes” comes a smart, thoughtful and timely exploration of two sisters’ lives from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their places and be true to themselves in a rapidly evolving world. “Mrs. Everything” is an ambitious, richly textured journey through history — and herstory — as these two sisters navigate a changing America over the course of their lives.
Tickets: Member/community: A general admission ticket with a hardcover copy of the book: $32
*This is the 2019-20 patron kick-off event. Sign up to support the 2019 Book Festival of the MJCCA as a patron and receive complimentary tickets and a copy of “Mrs. Everything.” Contact Amy Royals at email@example.com to register or for more information. ■
To buy tickets for any of the author events, contact the MJCCA box office at 678-812-4002 or visit atlantajcc.org/bookfestival. The events will be held at the MJCCA, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody.