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Book Group City Tour: Twin Cities

Minneapolis Book Group City Tour

Next stop is the Twin Cities as Reading Group Choices continues our Book Group City Tour in Minnesota!

The reputation of the Twin Cities as a literary hub is well known. Consistently ranked among the most literate cities in the country, boasting a large community of independent publishers including Coffeehouse, Milkweed, the University of Minnesota Press and Graywolf, and supported by a lively center for writers and writing, The Loft, which hosts the annual Wordplay literary festival … readers (and writers) have many reasons to feel at home here in Minneapolis and St. Paul!

So where to go to find other readers when you want some bookish conversation?

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Book Group City Tour: Indianapolis

Tomorrow Bookstore in Indianapolis

We’re excited to bring back the book group city tour blog posts! Our next stop is Indianapolis, where we explore bookstores, the public library, and more.

Did you know that this capital city earned its lovable nickname “Indy” not only because “Indianapolis” is a mouthful, but also because of all the independent bookstores present in the city?

Okay, we’re totally kidding about Indy’s namesake, but we’re not kidding about it being a hub for independent bookstores. In the past two years alone, nine bookstores in Indianapolis have opened or been announced, including Loudmouth Books, which just opened to the public on September 30,

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Book Group City Tour: Mississippi

Mississippi Writers Trail

Our Book Group City Tour travels the great state of Mississippi to explore its literary heritage and iconic bookstores!

From Civil War sites to the Delta Blues Museum, Mississippi stands out as a state with a lot of history. Mississippi’s capital, Jackson, is home to the Freedom Trail, commemorating Civil Rights events and noteworthy individuals, as well as landmarks on the Mississippi Writers Trail. Oxford boasts the University of Mississippi (“Ole Miss”) and attractions for writers and artists that make it “the Cultural Mecca of the South”. From the northern part of the state to the delta,

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Book Group City Tour: Detroit

Detroit, credit Caleb George

We roll into Detroit for our next Book Group City Tour in search of book clubs and readerly events!

This historic city has profited in recent years from a vibrant and growing artistic community. Readers will find a variety of literary offerings in Detroit, from classic book clubs to iconic bookstores to bibliophiles who celebrate their love of all things bookish. We’ve compiled a list of options to keep you connected, in person or virtually. Even if some groups are less active now, get in touch to be notified when events begin again. Ready to read? Detroit awaits!

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Book Group City Tour: Helena and Bozeman

Helena Montana State Capitol, credit Steven Cordes

We head to two historic cities in Montana, Helena and Bozeman, for our latest Book Group City Tour!

Montana encompasses some of the most beautiful terrain in the western United States. The Rocky Mountains, the Great Plains, Glacier National Park. From hiking on Sleeping Giant Mountain to admiring the historic architecture in Reeder’s Alley, Montana’s capital, Helena, boasts a wide range of attractions for audiences as diverse as its landscape. Meanwhile, about an hour and a half southeast of Helena lies Bozeman. The city boasts the Museum of the Rockies (with its famous Siebel Dinosaur Complex),

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Book Group City Tour: Denver

The Reading Group Choices Book Group City Tour visits Denver, Colorado

Reading Group Choices climbs to Denver and the Rocky Mountains for the next stop on our Book Group City Tour!

Most people are familiar with Denver as the “Mile High City,” a great place to visit to eat quality fresh food, explore natural sights, and bask in the near-constant sunshine. But did you know Denver is also home to a lively bookstore and book group scene? This city goes the extra mile when it comes to providing a variety of choices for reading groups. From digital clubs to meetings with acclaimed authors, we give you a run down of where to find other readers up in the mountains.

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