Welcome to Reading Group Choices 2019:
Our 25th Anniversary Edition!
Welcome to Reading Group Choices 2019, our 25th anniversary edition! The 2019 edition is now available for purchase (eBook and paperback) on our website. We hope you enjoy the variety of fiction, nonfiction, and young adult titles we have recommended this year. Thank you, readers, for your continued support, interest, and passion for books as we celebrate our 25th year!
Have fun choosing your books for the year. We wish you happy reading and discussing!
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New Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young Adult Book Recommendations
a Book Group Spotlight
From the Archives Recommendations
Fun Articles with advice for book groups, themed book lists, and more!
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Author Emily Fridlund pens her second book, the darkly comic short story collection Catapult
Author Emily Fridlund joined Reading Group Choices at 702WI, RGC’s event center in Madison, to meet fans and read from her new book, Catapult. She kindly took the time to answer a few questions about her formative influences, favorite books, and fictional characters she most identifies with.
Winner of the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction, Catapult follows Emily Fridlund’s acclaimed debut novel History of Wolves.
Reading Group Choices has compiled a list of books that range from dystopian visions of the future to historical romps with witches and everything in between…including a magical bookshop and a love story spanning space and time. Whether you’re looking to escape daily routine for a moment or are interested in exploring new landscapes, these books can take you as far as you’re willing to go.
Reading Group Choices presents some alternative ways to read this summer. Here are six ways to find a balance between your seasonal moods (and calendars) while staying connected with your group!
Lost manuscripts, stolen paintings, forged masterpieces. Crimes of the “art” are a perennial favorite, and we love to take part in them as readers.
Perhaps a love of books makes us fascinated by mysteries and crimes that involve books themselves. Perhaps we all dream of finding the never-before-seen novel, or discovering that our thrift-store canvas is actually worth millions…
Reading Group Choices has assembled a list of reads that focus on literary and artistic crimes. Stories of black markets and priceless treasures, great fakes and people who may not be who they seem. They raise good questions about what’s real and what isn’t,