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Not Your Typical Reading Group Book

Books To Spice Up Reading Group Picks

Up for adventurous reading? Veer away from novels, stories, and biographies into the uncharted territory of these unexpected book group picks that include science writing, illustrations, and atlases of other worlds.

 

Pocket Island of Remote IsnaldsPocket Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Not Visited and Never Will

by Judith Schalansky; Christine Lo (Translator)

Winner of the prize for the most beautiful German book of the year 

The Atlas of Remote Islands,

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Bookish Books: Recommendations for Extreme Readers

Interested in the story behind the story?

Do you devour stories about books, book thieves, book stores, and book sellers? Are you always wondering what happens after a story ends or before a book begins? Then this is the list for you, a treasure trove of bookish books for the extreme reader.

 

The Book That Made MeThe Book That Made Me: A Collection of 32 Personal Stories

edited by Judith Ridge

What if you could look inside your favorite authors’ heads and see the book that led them to become who they are today?

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Twice As Nice: Books That Belong Together

Great Pairing For Reading Groups

Pairing a classic title with a more contemporary read can expand and enhance the reading experience. Check out these books that belong together for twice-as-nice reading—and discussing.

 

To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

A Secret Sisterhood by Emily Midorikawa, Emma Sweeney, and Margaret Atwood

Male literary friendships are the stuff of legend; think Byron and Shelley, Fitzgerald and Hemingway. But the world’s best-loved female authors are usually mythologized as solitary eccentrics or isolated geniuses.

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Back To School Books

BACK TO SCHOOL: 13 Books to Get You Back in the Mood for School

This collection of thirteen binge-able books—including novels, long-form reportage, essay, and history—will get you back in the mood for school.

Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-Four Books That Can Change Lives By David Denby

Can teenagers be turned on to serious reading? What kind of teachers can do it, and what books? To find out, Denby sat in on a tenth-grade English class in a demanding New York public school for an entire academic year,

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Event for Book Groups at [words] Bookstore in New Jersey

Reading Group Choices & [words] Bookstore are hosting a literary extravaganza! Come join us for this free event of author speed dating, fun book giveaways & delicious snacks!

Reading Group Choices is happy to partner on an event with [words] during the Maplewood South Orange Book Festival for a literary extravaganza to celebrate our readers. In our fast-paced world, reading groups can offer us the time to slow down, catch up with friends, and talk about wonderful books. We want to celebrate you the readers with a free evening of fun giveaways, delicious snacks,

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RGC Author Event at The Book Cellar

Reading Group Choices & The Book Cellar are hosting a literary extravaganza! Come join us for this free event of author speed dating, fun book giveaways & delicious snacks!

Reading Group Choices is happy to partner with The Book Cellar during the ALA Annual Conference for a literary event to celebrate our readers. In our fast-paced world, reading groups can offer us the time to slow down, catch up with friends, and talk about wonderful books. We want to celebrate you the readers with a free evening of fun giveaways, delicious snacks,

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