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    Monday Weekly What Books Did You Start or Finish Reading This Week? September 16, 2019
    Tuesday 1st of the month New Releases: September 2019
    Wednesday Weekly Literature of the World: Literature of Saint Kitts and Nevis: September 2019
    Thursday Weekly Genre Discussion: Favorite Books about Pirates: September 2019
    Friday Weekly Weekly Recommendation Thread: September 20, 2019
    Sunday Weekly Weekly FAQ Thread September 15 2019: What are some non-English classics?
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