WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Oracle Group announces that, on September 9, 2010 New York Times Best Selling Author Terry McMillan will discuss her highly anticipated sequel to Waiting to Exhale titled: “Getting to Happy” (ISBN: 978-0670022045, Hardcover; Viking) in the only official book signing event planned for Washington D.C. Guests will enjoy an exclusive evening of readings and receive signed copies of her extraordinary follow-up novel.

Ms. McMillan appears on Thursday September 9, 2010 at the Montgomery College Center for the Performing Arts. The event time is 7:00 p.m. and each ticket comes with a signed book. In addition, as part of a book drive for the D.C. Public Library, each patron is offered the opportunity to save 10% on their ticket purchase by donating children’s books by the following Authors; Charisse Carney Nunes Nappy; Victoria Christopher Murray The Divine Divas Collection; and Paula Young Sheltons’ Child of the Civil Rights Movement.

Upon ticket purchase, by entering the names of the above books, The Oracle Group will automatically donate a book to the Washington D.C. Public Library Anacostia Branch which in turn will give the free books to children of the Washington D.C. Community.

“We are excited not only to feature a cultural phenomenon as Ms. Terry McMillan as part of our In the Cafe With Mocha Author Event Series,” says, Mocha Ochoa, CEO of the Oracle Group, “but this night we will also celebrate African American Women who write books that uplift, encourage and strengthen women of all age groups and honor them by using their works as an opportunity to give back to our communities.”

The Oracle Group is an internationally recognized agency which specializes in producing events that promote literature, literacy and connects authors with events that engage and uplift the local, national and global communities. Their initiatives and partnerships include, the National Book Festival, NAACP Annual Author Pavilion, Reading Across Continents Student Literary Exchange Project, The National Children’s Book Festival, The Oracle International School of Literary Arts, and the “In the Cafe with Mocha” Television Show.

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