The Coffee Will Make You Black Book Club’s Reading List (1998 – 2006, 2010, and 2018 – Today)

The Coffee Will Make You Black online book club Logo Our online book club launched shortly after the website was started in 1998 (read a brief history below). Particpation is easy and there is no committment feel free to joing us anytime. Conversations are held in our book club’s discussion forum.

Click for more detail about The Power of Presence by Joy Thomas Moore January 2019 –
The Power of Presence

by Joy Thomas Moore


Hachette Book Group (Sep 18, 2018)
AALBC.com Book Review

Click for more detail about New Kid by Jerry Craft February 2019 –
New Kid

by Jerry Craft


HarperCollins (Feb 05, 2019)


Click for more detail about Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler April 2019 –
Parable of the Sower

by Octavia Butler


Hachette Book Group (Apr 16, 2019)

 

AALBC.com’s online book club, “The Coffee Will Make You Black” ran from 1998 until 2006. The book club was moderated by Thumper. The club was briefly resurrected in 2010, when both Fiction and Nonfiction titles were selected. Unfortunately, the club was discontinued the same year.

In October of 2018, novelist, educator, avid reader, and advocate for Black literature, Tony Lindsay began running AALBC’s The Coffee Will Make You Black online book club.” after a 8-year hiatus.