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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.


Maxene signs books at the Music AuthorityCelebrating Local Authors
November 17 @ 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Music Authority
123 Merchants Square
Cumming, GA 30040

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