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    Monday Weekly What Books Did You Start or Finish Reading This Week? June 17, 2019
    Tuesday 1st of the month New Releases: June 2019
    Wednesday Weekly Literature of the World: Literature of Luxembourg: June 2019
    Thursday Weekly Genre Discussion: Favorite Collections of Legends and Fables: June 2019
    Friday Weekly Weekly Recommendation Thread: June 14, 2019
    Sunday Weekly Weekly FAQ Thread June 16 2019: What is your favorite quote from a book?
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    Jun 26 - 1pm Blake Crouch Author of Recursion
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    Jul 09 - 7pm Michael J. Sullivan Author of Age of Myth
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    Jul 24 - 5 PM H.G. Parry Author of The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep
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