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Maxene was a featured guest on TEDx speaker Leana Delle’s podcast. Together they discuss the cathartic process of writing a memoir and the social barriers facing teen-aged mothers in the Sixties.

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Book Club Meeting

Gainesville, GA Newcomer’s Book Club is reading Maxene’s book, The Land of Sunshine and Hell, A Memoir of a ‘60’s Unwed Mother, and has invited her to their meeting July 25 to share her insights.

Maxene would welcome an opportunity to speak at your next book club meeting or have a signing at your book store. Please email her directly at or call 678-296-0012.

Previous Events

Book Signings

You can borrow the memoir at the library or purchase it at any of these book stores.


March 3 @ 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Community Authors Showcase
Sharon Forks Library
2820 Old Atlanta Rd, Cumming, GA [Map]

March 9 @ 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Another Chapter Book Store

216 Atlanta Rd. Cumming, GA [Map]


October 27 @ Another Chapter Book Store
216 Atlanta Rd. Cumming, GA [Map]

September 2 @ AJC Decatur Book Festival
101 E Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030

July 14 @ Barnes & Noble Collection at Forsythe
Building 200 Suite 252
410 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041 [Map]

June 14 @ Powder Springs Farmers Market
4488 Pineview Drive
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Sponsored by: The Bookworm Bookstore [Map]

June 9 @ Tall Tales Bookstore
2105 LaVista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329  [Map]

Book Club Meetings

July 19 @ Blackwell Manor Book Club in Alpharetta, GA

Blackwell Book Club