New source for author info/discussion starters

Okay, so it’s from the corporate behemoth Amazon.. but I still wanted to point it out as potentially very useful to book clubs.

They’ve launched a new part of the site, The Backstory. The Backstory features exclusive author interviews and essays, guest reviews, and more.  I know my book club participants always love it when I can give them more background into a book or author, so this might be a good place to find that kind of content.

It reminds me of what Barnes and Noble’s (now defunct, but still ghosting on the internet) “Meet the Writers” used to be.

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About the Author:

Rebecca Vnuk is the editor for Collection Management and Library Outreach at Booklist. She is also the author of 3 reader’s-advisory nonfiction books: Read On…Women’s Fiction (2009), Women’s Fiction: A Guide to Popular Reading Interests (2014), and Women’s Fiction Authors: A Research Guide (2009). Follow her on Twitter at @Booklist_RVnuk.

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  1. bspratford@hotmail.com' Becky says:

    Thanks Rebecca. This is extremely helpful.

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