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The First Urban Literature “Lending Library” Launches

March 30, 2007 by  
Filed under Arts/Literature

A Readers’ Delight in Urban Fiction Rental Service

Amityville, NY ( – One year ago, Urban Club Books, Inc. of Amityville, NY opened as a small community bookstore featuring books of all genres by African American authors. Today, Urban Club Books, Inc. launches the first urban literature “Lending Library Club.” The “Lending Library” is the first urban literature rental club offering the best of urban literature paperbacks delivered free. It’s like having your own personal urban literature library.

The explosion of urban fiction, street-lit, chick-lit, and Christian fiction is far out-pacing most reader’s capacity. Dozens of urban fiction books are published each week from self-published authors to the more well-known African-American authors who are now with the larger publishing houses. Readers can’t keep up with the growing number of titles and are running out of storage room. “The Lending Library” offers a solution – rental of the best of urban paperback literature and comes with free shipping, to and from your home. The “Lending Library” boasts thousands of urban titles; classics and new best sellers.

Donna Carpenter, owner and entrepreneur, a passionate reader of all genres by African-American authors, created “The Lending Library” to satisfy the urban reader’s appetite. After watching customer’s reactions to all the new titles week after week, “The Lending Library” presented a great opportunity for the urban reader as well as its authors.

Urban Club Books, Inc. primary goal is to continue to be innovative in the literary world and make “The Lending Library” Club the premier rental service for the urban reader.

If you would like more information, please visit and Join the Urban Club Books, Inc. “Lending Library” for the best of urban paperback fiction rental or call 516-972-7568, email

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