Sybil’s Book Club

For over two decades, Sybil Wilkes has welcomed readers and authors with her lively, entertaining thought-provoking forums with Sybil’s Book Club. 


Sybil has welcomed some of the biggest authors in the literary world including Tyler Perry, Terry McMillan, Walter Mosley, E. Lynn Harris, Tina McElroy Ansa, Rev. Al Sharpton, April Ryan and Don Lemon.

Sybil’s Book Club is renowned in the industry as the stop authors must make to meet African American readers. Sybil is the go-to person when publishers want an intelligent and engaging, thought-provoking discussion of their books.  



Join Sybil’s Book Club to stay Informed, Empowered and Entertained. Each month, she’ll offer her favorites. See Sybil’s list below.

Hello! Thanks for checking out my bookclub. For this first round of recommendations for 2024 are books by my colleagues/friends. I hope you will support these wonderfully talented writers!

1-Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter in America by Michael H. Cottman, Curtis Bunn, Patrice Gaines, Nick Charles and Keith Harriston 

2-Don’t Let Your Mouth Get You in Trouble: How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Execute by Jada Davis 

3-That They Lived: African Americans Who Changed the World by Cristi Smith-Jones and Rochelle Riley

4-Black Women Will Save the World: An Anthem by April Ryan 

5-You’re Successful, But Are You OK? by Deya Smith 

6-(In) the Absence Of…by Danielle L. Boone

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