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Reading Group Choices Tour Dates & Upcoming Events

Reading Group Choices participates in book festivals, partners with bookstores, and hosts events all over the country!

We hope to see you at an event this year! And please share these events with your book-loving friends around the country. We’re always adding more tour dates and new locations so be sure to check back in.

Book Club Bash
Quail Ridge Books | Raleigh, NC
Tuesday, August 28 @ 10am

Laura Jean Baker, The Motherhood Affidavits: A Memoir
702WI |Madison,

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Book Group Store Tour: Women and Children First

Women & Children First | Chicago, IL

Women and Children First

To say that Women & Children First is just an independent bookstore is only the beginning of the story. Opened in Chicago in 1979, the store will celebrate 40 years next year and has maintained its place as one of the largest and well-known feminist bookstores in the country.

More than its wide selection of children’s books, literary journals and zines, and LGBTQ fiction and nonfiction, it serves as an inclusive space and haven for the community.

(And they were awarded an honorary street name!)

In 2014,

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Reading Group Choices Q&A with Robert Kurson

Robert Kurson writes a real-life thriller in his newest work of nonfiction, Rocket Men

Robert KursonRobert Kurson recently gave a reading at our homebase in Madison, 702WI, and kindly took the time to answer a few questions. His newest book, Rocket Men, tells the riveting inside story of three heroic astronauts who took on the challenge of mankind’s historic first mission to the Moon.

702WI: What book changed your life?
Robert Kurson: The Denial of Death by Ernest Becker

702WI: What book did you most recently recommend to someone else?

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Reading Group Choices Q&A with Anne Nesbet

Anne Nesbet cracks history wide open in her latest novel set behind The Iron Curtain

Anne Nesbet

Anne Nesbet recently took the time to answer some questions from Reading Group Choices. Her book Cloud and Wallfish is featured in our 2019 Guide.

RGC: Noah and Claudia’s nicknames, Cloud and Wallfish, are unique and feature creative word-play. Did you consider any other nicknames for Noah and Claudia when writing the book? What made you decide on “Cloud” and “Wallfish”?

Anne Nesbet: I just looked back at my first file names for what eventually became Cloud and Wallfish,

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Welcome to the 25th Anniversary Edition of RGC!

Welcome to the RGC Anniversary EditionWelcome 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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RGC Newsletter

Reading Group Choices sends out a free monthly eNewsletter filled with useful information, including:

RGC Newsletter

New Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young Adult Book Recommendations
a Book Group Spotlight
From the Archives Recommendations
Author Interviews
Upcoming Events
Fun Articles with advice for book groups, themed book lists, and more!

We also send one free special newsletter each month featuring an especially exciting title or series.

Register HERE to receive the free monthly and special eNewsletters, and you’ll be the first to know about all of our exciting news for you and your reading group!

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