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The Read On Book Club offers book lovers the very best of African-American fiction, from novels right off the press to dazzling and nostalgic sagas. The books selected become the voices and clear visions of Black Americans that are shared and celebrated through the stories that we read.
The Read On Book Club meets every 4th Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln Branch Branch Library 1312 W Lincoln Avenue, 309-497-2600.
January 23rd We’re Going to Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union
February 27th The Devil You Know by Mary Monroe
March 27th The Family Business 4: A Family Business Novel by Carl Weber
April 24th Blonde Faith (Couples Read Night) by Walter Mosley
May 22nd One House Over, the Neighbors by Mary Monroe
June / Break
July 25th Stalker by Brenda Hampton
August 28th An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
September 25th Her Secret Life by Tiffany L. Warren
October 23rd The Darkest Child: A Novel by Delores Phillips
November & December / Break.
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