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The 2001 & 2002 Bookshelf

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2001
 
This Side of Eternity
Rosalyn McMillan
 
 
All I've Ever Wanted
Adrianne Byrd
 
 
Sugar
Bernice McFadden
 
Hearts of Men
Travis Hunter
 
 
2002
 
 
Seraph on the Suwannee
 Zora Neale Hurston
 
 
Fragments of the Ark
Louise Meriweather
 
 
This Bitter Earth
Bernice McFadden
 
 
I Wish I Had A Red Dress
Pearl Cleage
 
 
 The Justus Girls
Slim Lambright
 
 
Cane River
Lalita Tademy
 
 
Child of God
Lolita Files
 
 
 
The Coldest Winter Ever
Sista Souljah
 
 
The Queen of Harlem
Brian Keith Jackson
 
 
Married But Still Looking
Travis Hunter
 
 
Addicted
Zane

2001
 
July
 
 
 
August
 
 
 
September
 
 
October/November
 
 
2002
 
January
 
 
 
February
 
 
 
March
 
 
April
 
 
 
May
 
 
 
June
 
 
 
July
 
 
 
August
 
 
 
September
 
 
 
October
 
 
 
November
 
 
 
 

  2001
 
NCBC's Inaugural BOM
NCBC Rating = 3 Stars
 
Arabesque Romance
NCBC Rating = 2 Stars
 
 
Touching!
NCBC Rating = 5 Stars
 
 
Engaging
NCBC Rating = 4 Stars
 
2002
 
A Zora Classic!
NCBC Rating = 4 Stars
 
African American
Historical Fiction
NCBC Rating = 2.75 Stars
 
Outstanding Sequel!
NCBC Rating = 4.75 Stars
 
Great Summer Read
NCBC Rating = 3.5 Stars
 
 
Extraordinary Debut Novel
NCBC Rating = 4.4 Stars
 
Epic Family Saga
NCBC Rating = 4.9 Stars
 
 
Twisted Family Drama
NCBC Rating = 4.75 Stars
 
 
Raw, Urban Coming of Age Story
NCBC Rating = 4.5 Stars
 
 
A Quest for Self Identity
NCBC Rating = 4.3 Stars
 
Marriage Infidelity
NCBC Rating = 3 Stars
 
 
Sexual Addiction
NCBC Rating = 2.9 Stars


Nubian Circle Book Club ratings are based on a numerical scale of 1 through 5:
 
1 = Poor - Not Recommended by NCBC
2 = Fair - Not Recommended by NCBC 
3 = Good - Recommended
4 = Very Good - Strongly Recommended
5 = Outstanding - Highly Recommended