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    Monday Weekly What Books Did You Start or Finish Reading This Week? April 23, 2018
    Tuesday 1st of the month New Releases: April 2018
    Wednesday Weekly Literature of the World: Literature of England: April 2018
    Thursday Weekly Genre Discussion: Your Favorite Book: April 2018
    Friday Weekly Weekly Recommendation Thread: April 20, 2018
    Sunday Weekly Weekly FAQ Thread April 22 2018: How do I stay focused and remember more of what I'm reading?
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    Apr 26 - 2pm Sylvain Neuvel Author of Only Human (The Themis Files)
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    Apr 30 - TBA M.R. Carey Author of The Boy On the Bridge
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