Jan 05, 2016 this week we released the top digital books read by children and adults on mobile devices across asia and africa in 2015. H ow to encourage a lively discussion at a book club meeting can be a challenge. Please check the events calendar or contact your neighborhood library for more information about its book clubs. The heart of a great book club is great discussion books, but a great book isnt necessarily the same thing as a great book club book more on this later. We discussed the book, went off into related tangents and then came back, interrupted each other, disagreed, echoed, dissected and nodded a lot. Aug 30, 2014 i originally posted my tips for choosing book club books in february probably not the month when most book clubs are deciding what to read for the upcoming year. You have to pick a challenging book worthy of discussion, yet something that members will enjoy reading. September 2, 2015 news anne tyler books catherine chanter dinah jefferies we are delighted to announce the richard and judy book club returns for autumn with eight brilliant new books. Oct 09, 2015 to listen to the audio book club discussion of the martian, click the arrow on the player below. Coed book club recommendations short book club recommendations 300 pages or less. Oct 09, 2015 72 great novels for book clubs october 9, 2015 by sheila comments the heart of a great book club is great discussion books, but a great book isnt necessarily the same thing as a great book club book more on this later. In mondays book club 101 post, we talked about how a fabulous book club discussion starts with the right bookand it takes more than a great book to make a great book club novel to gather this list of 40 book club favorites, i polled you on the mmd facebook page, asked you on twitter, and combed through your suggestions here. The years best book club reads some of these novels will touch your heart.
The tenant of wildfell hall by anne bronte is a great one for book clubs. Book clubs will love this book because it has lots of discussion worthy topics. This list was inspired by my good friend and neighbor, who participates in a coed book club and frequently asks for recommendations. Oprah, mark zuckerberg, your neighbor in the apartment next door. You want to pick a discussionworthy book, so we decided to make it. My book club read searching for pilar by patricia hunt holmes, published in april by river grove books. Best book club picks on abebooks shop for books, art. Apr 19, 2020 we appreciate that the site offers book choices to its members and that one doesnt have to search too hard to find answers to their questions. Masterpiece launches book club the great books foundation. I originally posted my tips for choosing book club books in february probably not the month when most book clubs are deciding what to read for the upcoming year. Find discussion books, contests, and reading lists.
This book club recommendations list contains books that have wide appeal and would provide compelling discussions for your book club. Reading group choices is your resource for book recommendations, book club discussion topics, and reading group guides. Some books are too polarizing and may provoke arguments rather than civil discourse. We recently published an article called the 7 best online book clubs to follow that outlines the best online book clubs. Here are 10 recent books that i think would get your book club talking. Were an interactive site, so we also provide an outlet for you the reader, to do the same. Hpl reads online book club we are currently reading the deep by rivers solomon, daveed diggs. After 90 years, the club launched its online presence in 2016, maintaining its reputation as one of the oldest and largest book clubs to join the book of the month club website is userfriendly with endorsement quotes from famous authors such as ernest hemingway. Jul 16, 20 cheshire, ct top ten classics for book clubs.
And i usually have difficulty stomaching war books. Feb 16, 2015 book club books that are perfect for discussion, dissection, and some spirited debate. We know that many of you were not able to join us this year in new york, so we want to give you the opportunity to see all of the amazing titles that were presented at the. Its finally fall, and for us that means back to book club.
The 10 titles book clubs are buzzing about in 2017. My wife joined a book club this year, which has improved my reading no end. Laura miller is a books and culture columnist for slate and the author. I have two cardinal rules in selecting the best book club books. The end of your life book club by will schwalbe paperback jun 20. I would add whered you go bernadette, like the other members suggested. The library book club uses collaborate ultra videoconferencing software to bring distance students and faculty into our conversations. Mar 20, 2012 20 unexpected books for your reading group posted by eliza on march 20, 2012 reading for your book club and socializing with your group members is a lot of fun, but sometimes it can be tricky to find a book that no one has read yet and everyone will enjoy. This months moms book nook selection is by swedish author, fredrik backman. How to choose great book club books books on the table.
Nov 17, 2015 you have to pick a challenging book worthy of discussion, yet something that members will enjoy reading. For additional book club recommendations, check out my. This is a list of all books read by the nanuet library book club from 2011 to today. The invention of wings by sue monk kidd, orphan train by christina baker kline, the goldfinch by donna tartt, the r. Past book club titles have proved hugely popular with our customers, and we are certain our new choices will become future bestsellers and be the bestloved and most discussed books of 2016. The help is not only the first novel from mississippis stockett, but her first book of any kind. If youve already read fredrik backmans bestseller, here are 8 more uplifting tales of curmudgeons, misfits and the misunderstood to celebrate with your book club this holiday season. I feel like its a book that can start a great conversation at a first book club meeting. This years edition of the concierge is dedicated to the memory of longtime npr. The range of books covers a variety of genres and writing styles from colson whiteheads the underground railroad to m. Here are our reading groups favorite young adult books of 2015 based on our 2015 survey results. And although almost any book, in the right hands, can stimulate conversation, some books that are enormously fun to read are clunkers when it comes to discussion.
Comparing her work to that of her sisters brought about quite a discussion in our group. We invite you to visit booktalk where you can browse for your next great read, or tell your fellow readers about the book you are reading. It might seem like it would be hard to have a discussion about books that not everyone had. Christmas with book club best ever book club 2 kindle.
We know that choosing the right book for your book club can be surprisingly intimidating, so were here to help with the 2016 reading group planner. John jacob astor and thomas jeffersons lost pacific empire. I have been a part of one or more book clubs for over 20 years, and i have learned a few things about what makes a book club successful and how to get your book club talking. Im thrilled youll be reading along, i love hearing input from people on our instagram account. Thanks for letting me know about our october book not showing on the list shannon, it must have gotten deleted somehow but ive fixed it. A story of wealth, ambition, and survival by peter stark hardcover mar 2014. Selecting each months book requires walking a fine line between art and. And we are a local book club that posts about our over the top book club meetings. In august 15 we published part 2 of this list in november 15 we published part 1 of best books for book clubs in 2016. So whether youre in a book club now, want to be, or just really love reading and talking about books to anyone, i have suggestions on your next pick.
Dec 06, 2014 all have published in paperback since september 2014, or will do by march 2015. Great book club picks for fallwinter 2015 at bookexpo america bea, we had a chance to meet some of our readers at the speed dating session that we ran on friday, may 31st. All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, the rent collector by camron wright, big little lies by liane moriar. In one feature, downton abbey creator, writer, and executive producer julian fellowes selects books that downton abbey aficionados will. Theyve discussed the beautiful bureaucrat, to kill a mockingbird, the lifechanging magic of tidying up and much more i chose books that i thought would make enjoyable reading for both sexes and would spark lively, interesting, sometimes heated discussion.
The richard and judy book club autumn 2015 welcome. Features will include recommended reading related to current masterpiece shows, insights into what cast and crew are reading, related recipes perfect for a book club meeting, british book news, and much more. Jan 14, 2017 the 10 titles book clubs are buzzing about in 2017. This week we released the top digital books read by children and adults on mobile devices across asia and africa in 2015. Here youll find a great selection of fiction and mysteries.
All eight book club titles have been carefully selected by our expert booksellers to create a list that comprises the most exceptional, enjoyable new reads. Im reposting in september because so many book clubs meet for an academic year, starting in the fall. Whether you belong to a book club or not, this is a great list of book recommendations and books that are fun to discuss. Christmas with book club best ever book club 2 kindle edition by woodhaven, heather. Top ten tuesday is a book blogging prompt hosted by the broke and the bookish. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading christmas with book club best ever book club 2. This book club recommendations list contains old and new books of various genres that i think have wide appeal and provide compelling discussion topics for your book club. Book of the month club began in 1926 as a way to generate interest in recent publications. Now, here is part 2 with the very best book club reads from spring to fall 2015. I thought girl on the train was overrated but i do think it would make a fantastic discussion. In december last year we published the first half of our top reads for book clubs in 2015 list, covering books that had published or were due to publish in paperback from late 2014 to early 2015. Hpl has a variety of book clubs for all reading interests. Mar 25, 2015 in my book club we have read four of the books mentioned.
For all these reasons, book of the month club earns top marks. To listen to the audio book club discussion of the martian, click the arrow on the player below. Noma book club sets 2017 schedule and reading list new. Great reads for book clubs takes the hard work out of making your reading choices, suggesting 44 ideal titles for discussion. Most book club programs start promptly at noon, but please arrive at 11. Here, weve rounded up the best oprahs book club books, for those of. New post 8 short novels your book club will actually finish. Here are just a few of the best ones for sharing and discussing books. Produced by nicole cohen, rose friedman, petra mayer and beth novey designed by annette elizabeth allen, david eads, becky lettenberger and wes lindamood published dec. I dont participate every week, but i join in when i find the prompt interesting. Get started with the latest edition of our reading group planneran essential resource to help guide your selections. The heroine is kidnapped by sex traffickers in mexico and smuggled to houston to work in the glitzy mens clubs and then in a cantina bordello. Nov 08, 2018 we recently published an article called the 7 best online book clubs to follow that outlines the best online book clubs.
Great literature is a life raft especially under trying circumstances. When wills mother is dying, he and his mother decide to punctuate his hospital visits with an unusual book club with a membership of two. Theyve discussed the beautiful bureaucrat, to kill a mockingbird, the lifechanging magic of tidying up and much more. There is also plenty of family drama, and it touches on the issue of mental illness. Suggest books that your group has read that led to a lively discussion, whether people loved or hated them. Sep 16, 2015 and although almost any book, in the right hands, can stimulate conversation, some books that are enormously fun to read are clunkers when it comes to discussion. Top ten classics for book clubs cheshire, ct patch. Another book that probably had the longest discussion from our group was manson. A list of classic and current book club favorite reads. These nine books about book clubs are full of that same priceless camaraderiemake sure to have a friend on standby for some postreading discussion and a hot mug of tea. If youre looking for a fiction title for your book club that will provide plenty of material for discussion, here are 72 possibilities.
Jan 06, 2016 features will include recommended reading related to current masterpiece shows, insights into what cast and crew are reading, related recipes perfect for a book club meeting, british book news, and much more. Book group favorites for the best book club discussion reading. While i spent most of the year deep in books from 2015, some of my. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Here we present the cream of the crop for early 2016. The second book we read is the help by kathryn stockett. I mean, besides the wine and cheese, the real purpose of the meeting is to talk about the fantastic book you read. The life and times of charles manson by jeff guinn not a typical book to pick and some gruesome details, but there was a lot to discuss. Those who are new to book clubs will appreciate book of the month clubs transparency. Oct 16, 2015 72 great nonfiction titles for book clubs october 16, 2015 by sheila 5 comments the heart of a great book club is great discussion books, but a great book isnt necessarily the same thing as a great book club book. This weeks topic is books youd want to read with your book club, which is perfect for me, because i have two new book clubs this year. Top ten book club picks for 2015 wrapped up in books. Best for book clubs best books to read for a great book club discussion.1476 319 1358 659 873 308 1280 573 730 1095 1373 686 572 1119 720 1590 1323 1428 1561 470 1049 566 1459 1348 1233 423 1525 877 1006 546 155 1415 1464 659 1123 1435 1285 1385