Go On Girl! Book Club’s Complete Reading List

Go On Girl! Book Club, Inc. group photo
image of the book covers for the Jan to June 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 Bonus: If you purchase all 6 books from the July – December 2022 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 these books will be donated to the Go On Girl! Book Club’s Scholarship Fund.


January 2011 – Selection

Photo of Go On Girl! Book Club Selection January 2011 – Selection Beneath The Lion’s Gaze: A Novel by Maaza Mengiste Beneath The Lion’s Gaze: A Novel
by Maaza Mengiste

Publication Date: Jan 11, 2010
List Price: $24.95
Format: Hardcover, 305 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780393071764
Imprint: W. W. Norton & Company
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Parent Company: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

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February 2011 – Selection

Photo of Go On Girl! Book Club Selection February 2011 – Selection Brainwashed by Tom Burrell Brainwashed
by Tom Burrell

Publication Date: May 07, 2010
List Price: $16.99
Format: Paperback, 320 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9781401925925
Imprint: SmileyBooks
Publisher: Hay House
Parent Company: Hay House

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Publication Date: Nov 01, 2009
List Price: $16.99
Format: Paperback, 370 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780981562711
Imprint: Goldman House Publishing
Publisher: Goldman House Publishing
Parent Company: Goldman House Publishing

Read Our Review of Buying Time (Angela Evans Series No. 1)


Read a Description of Buying Time (Angela Evans Series No. 1)



Publication Date: Oct 04, 2011
List Price: $17.95
Format: Paperback, 640 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780679763888
Imprint: Knopf
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann

Read Our Review of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration


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May 2011 – Selection

Photo of Go On Girl! Book Club Selection May 2011 – Selection A Taste of Honey: Stories by Jabari Asim A Taste of Honey: Stories
by Jabari Asim

Publication Date: Mar 02, 2010
List Price: $13.00
Format: Paperback, 205 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780767919784
Imprint: Broadway Books
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann

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June 2011 – Selection (Author of the Year)

Photo of Go On Girl! Book Club Selection June 2011 – Selection (Author of the Year) Perfect Peace: A Novel by Daniel Black Perfect Peace: A Novel
by Daniel Black

Publication Date: Dec 06, 2011
List Price: $17.99
Format: Paperback, 341 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780312571658
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers
Parent Company: Holtzbrinck Publishing Group

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July 2011 – Selection

Photo of Go On Girl! Book Club Selection July 2011 – Selection Live Again by Lamar Giles Live Again
by Lamar Giles

Publication Date: Apr 22, 2011
List Price: $9.99
Format: Paperback, 172 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781461055266
Imprint: CreateSpace
Publisher: On-Demand Publishing LLC
Parent Company: Amazon.com, Inc.

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August 2011 – Selection

Photo of Go On Girl! Book Club Selection August 2011 – Selection Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones Silver Sparrow
by Tayari Jones

Publication Date: May 08, 2012
List Price: $14.95
Format: Paperback, 368 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781616201425
Imprint: Algonquin Books
Publisher: Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
Parent Company: Workman Publishing Co., Inc.

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September 2011 – Selection

Photo of Go On Girl! Book Club Selection September 2011 – Selection Forest Gate: A Novel by Peter Akinti Forest Gate: A Novel
by Peter Akinti

Publication Date: Feb 02, 2010
List Price: $15.99
Format: Paperback, 210 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781439172179
Imprint: Free Press
Publisher: Free Press
Parent Company: Free Press

Read a Description of Forest Gate: A Novel



Publication Date: Nov 21, 2013
List Price: $14.95
Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9780486493220
Imprint: Dover Publications
Publisher: Dover Publications
Parent Company: Dover Publications

Read a Description of The Chinaberry Tree: A Novel of American Life



Publication Date: Mar 03, 2009
List Price: $14.95
Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Classification: Fiction
ISBN13: 9781605980577
Imprint: Pegasus Books
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Parent Company: Pegasus Books

Read a Description of Black Noir: Mystery, Crime, and Suspense Fiction by African-American Writers



December 2011 – Selection

Photo of Go On Girl! Book Club Selection December 2011 – Selection The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
by Wes Moore

Publication Date: Jan 11, 2011
List Price: $16.00
Format: Paperback, 250 pages
Classification: Nonfiction
ISBN13: 9780385528207
Imprint: Knopf
Publisher: Penguin Random House
Parent Company: Bertelsmann

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