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We are so excited to announce Oprah's all new book club selection, The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Who else is excited to get started reading and sharing?

Lorrea - WhatChaReadin'? (whatchatreadin) | 275 comments So excited to start reading, wish I could start today, but rent has to be paid first. Already on the waiting list for my library.

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Kathryn (an80slady6886) The book doesn't come out until September

Lorrea - WhatChaReadin'? (whatchatreadin) | 275 comments Kathryn wrote: "The book doesn't come out until September"

It was released today, you can get it through Amazon today.

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Dominique (ninique) | 2 comments I've just started a book (One Hundred Years of Solitude) and I'm also reading books from the Canada Reads, but I most definitely want to read this! So excited! It sounds absolutely magnificent :)

Wishing you all a wonderful rest of the week and a a joyous time reading through this book!

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Rainey I am making my way slowly (way slower than I thought) through the Canada Reads selections this year.

I have read Bone & Bread, and am halfway through Birdie. Still need to get going on The Hero's Walk, The Illegal and Minister Without Portfolio: A Novel.

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Kathryn (an80slady6886) Lorrea(WhatChaReadin'?) wrote: "Kathryn wrote: "The book doesn't come out until September"

It was released today, you can get it through Amazon today."

I'll check it out. I thought I checked this morning and it wasn't out, but I'll check again. I did request it on NetGalley, so I'll wait to see if I get it that way or if the library has it. Thanks!

Lorrea - WhatChaReadin'? (whatchatreadin) | 275 comments Me too!! If not I'll wait until the library copy becomes available.

message 9: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) 13.99 is just too much for my wallet! I can wait. It's not like I don't have much to read. LOL!

message 10: by Michele (new)

Michele Paynter | 17 comments I heard Oprah speak about her new book choice yesterday, "Underground Railroad" on CBS Morning News. I cannot wait to become enthralled in the book!

message 11: by Karen (last edited Aug 03, 2016 10:43AM) (new)

Karen Mussette | 2 comments by Karen
I'm sure the book is amazing, as it portrays a significant
reality in American history. I can't even imagine what horrific times those were for all slaves, being victimized one by one. Break my heart....

message 12: by Brenda (new)

Brenda (me2peachy) | 3 comments I saw Oprah video about the book and I had to get it. I can't wait to dig in now.

message 13: by Marsha (new)

Marsha | 3 comments Just start Underground Railroad. I can't put it down. I am reading sometimes with my mouth open and my heart beating fast. I feel I know these people. I care about what happens to them.

message 14: by Pensacola (new)

Pensacola Jefferson | 13 comments I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO READING IT

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AsocialOptimist (sarcasticpoet) | 0 comments I'm waiting for my copy in the mail.

message 16: by Rachel (new)

Rachel | 3 comments Hi all, just started reading the book last night. Looking forward to joining the discussion!

message 17: by Carol (new)

Carol Scheherazade | 1 comments I loved this book! Can't wait to discuss

Lorrea - WhatChaReadin'? (whatchatreadin) | 275 comments Luna ☾ wrote: "Unfortunately, there's about 65 people ahead of me on the wait list on overdrive, and no copies available in physical format at any libraries near me :( but I hope to read it as soon as I can!!!"

My library doesn't even have it available through Overdrive. I'm waiting patiently:(

message 19: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn (an80slady6886) Lorrea(WhatChaReadin'?) wrote: "My library doesn't even have it available through Overdrive. I'm waiting patiently:( ..."

Mine doesn't either.

message 20: by Pamela (new)

Pamela (astrowheels) | 1 comments I just picked up the book from my library after being on the wait list for a while. I'm so eager to start reading it!

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Tammie Hemm | 17 comments Ive purchased the undergroound railroad, but havent started it yet!!

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