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Our 2017 Favorite Books Winners Are…

Thank you to everyone who filled out our 2017 survey!


The Winners of our survey drawing to win a gift certificate to a local bookstore and a package of RGC-recommended books for your entire group are. . .

The Secret Society of Rabid ReadersThe Secret Society of Rabid Readers
Decorah, Iowa

The Secret Society of Rabid Readers is a spin-off group of a larger public library book discussion group.  The public library group has everyone read the same title for book discussion once a month. When the larger group decided it didn’t want to meet in the summer,

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Top Ten Read Books from RGC 2017

Our 2017 survey results are in and along with our readers’ favorite books of the year, we have a list of the top ten read books specifically from Reading Group Choices 2017.

Has your group read all of these terrific books yet?

1. The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katrina Bivald

 

A heartwarming reminder of why we are booklovers, this is a sweet, smart story about how books find us, change us, and connect us.

 

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The June Spotlight Group Is …

June Spotlight:
Women’s Diversity Book Group

The June Spotlight Group is Women’s Diversity Book Group!

Pictured at their annual local author dinner with featured author, Sabeeha Rehman who talked about her memoir Threading My Prayer Rug.

The group picks books for the year from over 100 choices at a Dutch Treat dinner at a local diner in January; the selections usually focus on these themes: February, Black History Month; March, Women’s History Month; April, local author dinner; May, Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month; June, LGBT Pride Month; July, classic written by a woman;

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RGC Group’s Book 5: Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller

Claire Fuller Talks About Her Inspiration for Swimming Lessons, Character Motivation, & Much More in Our Insightful Interview

RGC Book 5: Swimming Lessons by Claire FullerOur RGC group’s book 5 was Claire Fuller’s Swimming Lessons.

RGC Group: Thanks so much for answering our questions. We loved your book and we were all drawn into the story immediately. It was a fun discussion. 

RGC: Did Gil find all of the letters from Ingrid or just the portion we saw? Were there others?

Claire Fuller: Well,

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Lost in (Love of) Translation

Perfectly-Picked Titles From Around the Globe

 

The Hidden Life of Trees
by Peter Wohlleben

How do trees live? Do they feel pain, or have awareness of their surroundings? Research is now suggesting trees are capable of much more than we have ever known. In The Hidden Lives of Trees, forester Peter Wohlleben tells their fascinating stories, revealing the delightfully complex life of the trees around us and the incredible role forests play in our world.

 

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