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Fri, Oct 13



Book Signing w/ Brittany Means

Brittany Means, a Martinsville native, is joining us all the way from New Mexico for a book signing! 🗓️October 13th @ 6:00 p.m.

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Book Signing w/ Brittany Means
Book Signing w/ Brittany Means

Time & Location

Oct 13, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Martinsville, 38 N Main St, Martinsville, IN 46151, USA


About the event

Copies will be available on hand in store. As well as available for purchase for personalization delivered via shipping. 

A PEOPLE magazine pick, Best Books Fall 2023: “A breathtaking memoir about surviving a horrifying childhood; Means...transforms memories...into a work of art.”

“Brittany Means’s childhood was a blur of highways and traumas that collapsed any effort to track time. Riding shotgun as her mother struggled to escape abusive relationships, Brittany didn’t care where they were going—to a roadside midwestern motel, a shelter, or The Barn in Indiana, the cluttered mansion her Pentecostal grandparents called home—as long as they were together. But every so often, her mom would surprise her—and leave.

As Brittany grew older and questioned her own complicated relationships and the poverty, abuse, and instability that enveloped her, she began to recognize that hell wasn’t only the place she read about in the Bible; it was the cycle of violence that entrapped her family. Through footholds such as horror movies, neuropsychology, and strong bonds, Brittany makes sense of this cycle and finds a way to leave it.

While untangling the web of her most painful memories, Brittany crafts a tale of self-preservation, resilience, and hope with a unique narrative style—a sparkling example of the human ability to withstand the most horrific experiences and still thrive.”


  • Brittany Means Author Event

    Copies of "Hell If We Don't Change Our Ways: A Memoir" will be on hand to purchase for Brittany to personalize and/or sign. If attending, please reserve a ticket so we may plan accordingly.

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