Go On Girl! Book Club’s Complete Reading List

Go On Girl! Book Club, Inc. group photo
image of the book covers for the July - Decemeber 2020 reading listLaunched in 1991, Go On Girl! Book Club is one of the largest national reading organizations in the U.S. for Black women. Their reading list spans over a quarter of a century. You may review the complete list below. You’ll definitely discover some great books and authors.

Added Bonuses: If you purchase all 6 books from the July – December 2020 list you will get free shipping and no sales tax (unless you ship to the state of Florida). Plus, half of the profit from the sales of all books on the Go On Girl! reading list will be donated to the Go On Girl! Book Club’s Scholarship Fund.


January 2009 – Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Half of a Yellow Sun
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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List Price: $29.95
Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781400044160
Imprint: Alfred A. Knopf
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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List Price: $26.99
Format: Hardcover, 277 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9781591025580
Imprint: Prometheus Books
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Parent Company: Prometheus Books
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Read Our Review of Sweet Release: The Last Step to Black Freedom


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April 2009 – Selection (Author of the Year)

Discover other book in the same category as Someone Knows My Name: A Novel by Lawrence Hill Someone Knows My Name: A Novel
by Lawrence Hill

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List Price: $24.95
Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780393065787
Imprint: W. W. Norton & Company
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Parent Company: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
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Publication Date:
List Price: $12.95
Format: Paperback, 240 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780060536664
Imprint: Harper Paperbacks
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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Read a Description of I Got Somebody in Staunton: Stories



June 2009 – Selection

Discover other book in the same category as Let The Lion Eat Straw by Ellease Southerland Let The Lion Eat Straw
by Ellease Southerland

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List Price: $13.99
Format: Paperback, 171 pages
Classification: Fiction
Target Age Group: Young Adult
ISBN13: 9780060724214
Imprint: Amistad
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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Publication Date:
List Price: $16.00
Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780553385342
Imprint: Bantam
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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Read a Description of Best African American Fiction: 2009



Publication Date:
List Price: $23.99
Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780061728976
Imprint: Amistad
Publisher: HarperCollins
Parent Company: News Corporation
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Read Our Review of Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, And Commitment


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September 2009 – Selection

Discover other book in the same category as A Mercy by Toni Morrison A Mercy
by Toni Morrison

Publication Date:
List Price: $27.95
Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780676978308
Imprint: Knopf Canada
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann
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October 2009 – Selection (New Author of the Year)

Discover other book in the same category as The Black Girl Next Door: A Memoir (Touchstone Books (Paperback)) by Jennifer Baszile The Black Girl Next Door: A Memoir (Touchstone Books (Paperback))
by Jennifer Baszile

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List Price: $19.99
Format: Paperback, 320 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781416543282
Imprint: Touchstone
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
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November 2009 – Selection

Discover other book in the same category as If He Hollers Let Him Go by Chester Himes If He Hollers Let Him Go
by Chester Himes

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List Price: $12.95
Format: Paperback, 203 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781560250975
Imprint: Thunder’s Mouth Press
Publisher: Thunder’s Mouth Press
Parent Company: Thunder’s Mouth Press
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Publication Date:
List Price: $30.95
Format: Hardcover, 499 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781410413635
Imprint: Thorndike Press
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Parent Company: Thorndike Press
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Read a Description of Wounded: A Love Story (Thorndike African-American)