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Connect with authors online! This Summer, we are bringing you an incredible line up of authors for our NCRL Virtual Reads program.

We are thrilled to host bestselling author, Chanel Cleeton on Tuesday, July 14 at 4PM. Register now for this free event!

Chanel Cleeton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick Next Year in Havana and When We Left Cuba. Originally from Florida, Chanel grew up on stories of her family’s exodus from Cuba following the events of the Cuban Revolution. Her passion for politics and history continued during her years spent studying in England where she earned a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Richmond, The American International University in London and a master’s degree in Global Politics from the London School of Economics & Political Science. Chanel also received her Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law. She loves to travel and has lived in the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia.

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Click here to register to attend this virtual program.

All NCRL Reads events are free and open to the public. Events will be held through the Zoom digital meeting platform. To participate, register here. Once you register, an email will be sent to you with the Zoom event details. During each event, attendees will hear from the author and then have an opportunity to submit questions through the Q&A chat feature for the author to answer live.

Check out Chanel Cleeton’s books through our digital library services!

Next Year in Havana – Overdrive eBookOverdrive eAudiobook

When We Left Cuba – Overdrive eBookOverdrive eAudiobookHoopla Audiobook

The Last Train to Key West – Overdrive eBookOverdrive eAudiobook

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