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National Reading Group Month: The 2016 Great Group Reads

National Reading Group Month: The 2016 Great Group Reads

We at Booklist are proud to once again partner with the Women’s National Book Association for National Reading Group Month. Every October, the WNBA supplies a list of Great Group Reads. The 20 titles on this year’s list have been chosen for their appeal to reading groups by a selection committee of writers, reviewers, librarians, booksellers, publicists, and committed readers. […]

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Booklist Partners with WNBA for National Reading Group Month with “Great Group Reads”

Booklist Partners with WNBA for National Reading Group Month with “Great Group Reads”

We’re very pleased to be once again working with the Women’s National Book Association for their National Reading Group Month this October. Want to learn more? The press release below tells all.   Booklist, the American Library Association’s premier review source for public libraries and schools, has been selected once again to collaborate with the Women’s National Book […]

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National Reading Group Month: The 2015 Great Group Reads

National Reading Group Month: The 2015 Great Group Reads

We at The Booklist Reader are proud to once again partner with the Women’s National Book Association for National Reading Group Month. Every October, the WNBA supplies a list of Great Group Reads—and my colleagues inform me that this list comes at the perfect time of year for book-group leaders. This is a time when many of them […]

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Booklist Partners with WNBA for National Reading Group Month with “Great Group Reads”
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Booklist Partners with WNBA for National Reading Group Month with “Great Group Reads”

We’re very pleased to be once again working with the other WNBA—the Women’s National Book Association—for their National Reading Group Month this October. Want to learn more? The press release below tells all. Booklist again selected by National Reading Group Month, Great Group Reads   Booklist, the American Library Association’s premier review source for public libraries and […]

National Reading Group Month: Great Group Reads

National Reading Group Month: Great Group Reads

The Booklist Reader is proud to once again partner with the Women’s National Book Association for National Reading Group Month. Every October, the WNBA supplies a list of Great Group Reads—and this list could not come at a better time of year for many book-group leaders. This is the month when many of us are […]

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Choices, choices

Choices, choices

All the book groups I’m in and have connections with are getting ready to solidify next year’s titles. One of the tools we’re using to make selections is the latest edition of Reading Group Choices 2013. I’ve been a fan of these handy guides since 1995 and I’ve kept every copy since then. These are […]

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Talk about the ‘Song’

Talk about the ‘Song’

The Kansas City Public Library and The Kansas City Star continue a successful book discussion partnership with the last winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. Historical fiction is a popular genre choice for this group, and most readers were very pleased with The Song of Achilles even […]

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National Reading Group Month

National Reading Group Month

We have our own month! Thanks to the Women’s National Book Association, book clubs have their own month to celebrate great reading, lively discussions, and meet new readers. National Reading Group Month spans the entire month and there are some great events happening nationwide. For a complete list of all the events, great group reads, […]

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Reading in Pink

Reading in Pink

In October, have your book group celebrate twice over with Talk Before Sleep by Elizabeth Berg. This perennial book group favorite is a natural fit for National Reading Group Month and National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Berg’s compact, moving story is never maudlin or preachy. A group of friends gather to help one of their […]

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Great Group Reads: Out Stealing Horses

Great Group Reads: Out Stealing Horses

Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson is one of the titles that has been selected by the Women’s National Book Association as a National Reading Group Month Great Group Read. Having recently lost his wife, 67-year-old Trond Sander leaves Oslo and moves to a part of Norway that is rural, almost primitive, to cultivate solitude.  There, he finds himself […]

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