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Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America

Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own by Eddie S. Glaude Jr. Non-fiction suggested by Janet From Amazon –We live, according to Eddie S. Glaude Jr., in a moment when the struggles of Black Lives Matter and the attempt to achieve a new America have been challenged by the election […]

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The Color of Law

The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein Non-Fiction suggested by Sharon subtitled: “A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America” (These “titles” are turning into book descriptions, and I don’t have enough room on the spreadsheets to include them so I’ve decided to enter the “full” title this way. Please let me know if […]

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Feminist City

Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World by Leslie Kern Non-Fiction suggested by Toni From Amazon – We live in the city of men. Our public spaces are not designed for female bodies. There is little consideration for women as mothers, workers or carers. The urban streets often are a place of threats rather […]

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The Horde

The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the World by Marie Favereau Non-Fiction suggested by Shirley from Amazon – An epic history of the Mongols. Conquerors and also city builders, diplomats, and supple economic thinkers who constructed one of the most influential empires in history. Their accomplishments extended far beyond war.Favereau takes us inside one of […]

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Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro Non-Fiction suggested by Ruthann (paraphrasing Amazon) – Through a genealogy website to which she submitted her DNA for analysis, Dani Shapiro discovers that her father is not her biological father. A story of secrets kept in the name of love and a woman’s search […]

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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed by Lori Gottlieb Non-Fiction suggested by Barbara Memoir of a psychotherapist and national advice columnist, about some of her patients and herself, a portrait of discovering what it means to be human. from Amazon — One day, Lori Gottlieb is a […]

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Narrowboat Summer

Narrowboat Summer by Anne Youngson Fiction suggested by Terry I think it would be fun to discuss this book about two women who take over a “narrow boat” on the canals in the UK. They are strangers who by chance meet a third woman who needs help getting the boat to a destination while she […]

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The Perfect Marriage

The Perfect Marriage by Jeneva Rose Fiction suggested by Zhenhua Gripping psychological suspense – Adam’s mistress is murdered and all evidence points to him. His attorney wife Sarah puts her anger aside to defend him. From an Amazon reviewer —  Sarah Morgan is a powerful defense attorney with an enviable life…until you take a closer look. […]

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The Premonition

The Premonition: A Pandemic Story by Michael Lewis Non-Fiction suggested by Barbara from Amazon – A true thriller that pits a band of medical visionaries against the wall of ignorance that was the official response of the Trump administration to the outbreak of COVID-19. The President insisted there was nothing to worry about. from an […]

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The Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half: A Novel by Brit Bennett Fiction suggested by Lynnie About twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white. from Amazon – The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community […]