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Urban Circle Book Club - Keep the Faith

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Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 6:30am to 7:30am
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Faith Evans
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Keep the Faith

The true story of the woman who stood by the side of one of rap's biggest stars, and her life in the aftermath of his death. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club - Keep the Faith

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Urban Circle Book Club 1-Year Anniversary!

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 7:30am to 8:30am
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It's our one-year anniversary! We'll cover the books we talked about this year. Did you love them? Hate them? Do you have any suggestions for upcoming book club meetings? Bring the books you love, we'll talk about them, draw for door prizes, and make future plans. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club 1-Year Anniversary!

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Urban Circle Book Club: One in a Million

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008 - 7:30am to 8:30am
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Author: 
Kimberla Lawson Roby
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One in a Million

Kennedi Mason thinks she's the luckiest woman on earth. She loves her job, she has a wonderful best friend, and she's been married for ten years to her soul mate. There's nothing she can think of that could make her life any better. Then one fateful day Kennedi receives a piece of news that will turn her world upside down. In an instant, her life and her marriage have changed, but not at all in the way that she had expected. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: One in a Million

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Urban Circle Book Club: Pleasure

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Tuesday, August 19, 2008 - 7:30am to 8:30am
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Author: 
Eric Jerome Dickey
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Pleasure

How realistic is it to believe that one lover can satisify a woman's every fantasy? Nia has it all-- and is driven by the desire for more. Fantasies spiral out of control, and she discovers that pleasure does not come without pain. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: Pleasure

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Urban Circle Book Club: Seen It All and Done the Rest

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Tuesday, May 20, 2008 - 7:30am to 8:30am
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Author: 
Pearl Cleage
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Seen It All and Done the Rest

Josephine Evans returns to Atlanta to spend time with her granddaughter Zora, recently undone by her peripheral role in a splashy murder case, and to check on her family house. Josephine is hoping to keep Zora's trust while steering her away from Zora's father's tragic bout with alcohol. After seeing the cracked-out wreckage of her stretch of Atlanta's West End, Josephine also embarks on a plan with four other women to fix up her vandalized house, a plan that includes the squatter she discovers there, Victor Causey. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: Seen It All and Done the Rest

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Urban Circle Book Club: The First Lady

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Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 7:30am to 8:30am
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Author: 
Carl Weber
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The First Lady

Charlene Wilson, First Lady of First Jamaica Ministries, has lived a good life with her beloved husband, Bishop T.K. Wilson. If the Lord is ready to call her home, she's ready to go--her only concern is finding T.K. a good woman to look after him when she's gone. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: The First Lady

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Urban Circle Book Club: Casanegra

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Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 7:30am to 8:30am
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Author: 
Blair Underwood
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Casanegra

In this gritty, provocative mystery, Tennyson Hardwick lives on the fringes of the good life in Hollywood. But in the wake of his father's stroke, Tennyson has to save himself from taking a fall for murder. In the process he discovers his hidden talents--the hard way. We'll discuss how African-American crime fiction has been influenced by Dashiell Hammett and the hard-boiled detective genre.This event is part of The Big Read 2008. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: Casanegra

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Urban Circle Book Club: Coldest Winter Ever

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Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - 7:30am to 8:30am
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Author: 
Sister Souljah
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Coldest Winter Ever

A gritty coming-of-age novel from a popular rap star. Winter Santiaga is the pampered daughter of Brooklyn's largest drug dealer, but a move to Long Island unravels her charmed life. Her father is arrested, her mother is shot, her life falls apart, and Winter resorts to the skills she learned from her father to keep herself in the kind of life she believes she deserves. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: Coldest Winter Ever

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Urban Circle Book Club: The Game is Deep

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Tuesday, February 19, 2008 - 6:30am to 7:30am
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Author: 
Antonio McGinnis
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The Game is Deep

Local author Antonio 'Tony' McGinnis wind-sprints us through his personal experiences, stopping only to explain or expound on topics that are rarely talked about when discussing the game of basketball. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: The Game is Deep

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Urban Circle Book Club: Reposition Yourself

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008 - 6:30am to 7:30am
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Author: 
T. D. Jakes
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Reposition Yourself

This book offers reality-based plans for those seeking to make the years ahead even more productive. Jakes accepts the inevitability of change, teaching how to embrace and expect it rather than fear it. Mixing both sacred and secular insights, he shares a unique blend of practical and pragmatic steps coupled with the sage wisdom of Scripture for which he is noted. Read more about Urban Circle Book Club: Reposition Yourself

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