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The October Spotlight Group Is…

October 2023 Spotlight: Bookies With Class


Our October 2023 Spotlight is celebrating 20 years as a book club!

Bookies With Class is our October Spotlight Group


Our book club began 20 years ago with six women and has now grown to 12, ranging in age from 60 to 80+. (We took this photo a couple weeks ago to celebrate our 20 years together!) The Bookies have chosen to remain small in number, consisting of family and friends. We meet each month and take turns being the hostess, usually in our home, although during COVID, we continued to meet via Zoom.

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The August Spotlight Group Is…

August 2023 Spotlight: NDP Alumnae Book Club


Our August 2023 Spotlight is keeping tradition alive with decades of alumni!


All members attended Notre Dame Prep high school in Towson, MD, and we range as graduates from graduation years 1972-2018! We are continually growing. We now have 35 members!!! We meet at our Alma Mater!

Here’s a recent picture from earlier this year. After we posted this picture, we gained more than 20 new members! We love to welcome new people into our group, and we love the age range –

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Our 2022 Favorite Book Survey Winners Are…

Thank you to all of the great readers who filled out our 2022 Favorite Books survey!

Every year, Reading Group Choices surveys book groups and readers to compile our annual list of Favorite Books. And every year we randomly choose winners who receive a gift certificate to their local independent bookstore, copies of our 2022 annual guide, and a literary tote!

Meet our 2022 favorite books survey winners below (and sign up for our newsletter so you don’t miss the chance to take our 2023 survey!).

Lunchtime Literacy Society

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Most Read Books from RGC 2022

Our 2022 survey results are in! And along with our readers’ favorite books of the year, we have a list of the most-read titles specifically from Reading Group Choices 2022.

Has your group read all of these terrific books yet?

Most-Read of 2022

1. The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict

One of our recommended books is The Mystery of Mrs. Christie by Marie Benedict


In December 1926, Agatha Christie goes missing. Her World War I veteran husband and her daughter have no knowledge of her whereabouts,

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Best of the Best Books 2022

Our “best of the best” returns for 2022! We’ve reviewed the end-of-year best book lists and narrowed them down into one reference guide.

Overwhelmed by what to read from the past year? We’ve gathered the fiction, nonfiction, and young adult titles we recommended in 2022 that also appear on more than one of the favorite lists from:

BookRiot, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, Bookpage, New York Times, Horn Book, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal,

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