The 2018-2019 Annual Favorite Books Survey is Now Available!
Each year Reading Group Choices sends out a survey to learn more about you, our readers, and your favorite books from the year. When you enter the survey you are also entered to win a gift certificate to your local bookstore and a package of RGC-recommended books for your entire group.
Based on your responses, we create an annual list of the most popular books and highlight the annual survey winners.
You can enter from now until April 1,
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.
Stu Levitan, Madison in the Sixties
Introduction by Mayor Paul Soglin
Special Offsite Event @ The Barrymore Theatre
Wednesday, December 5th @ 7pm
Finding an Agent Workshop with Chloe Benjamin,
As the world moves faster, there’s one object that will always hold appeal: the letter. The epistolary novel, one told through letters, has long held its place in literary works. The exchange of mail and messages still carries a mysterious and romantic allure: long-distance mail or notes never sent; friendships and romances built upon correspondence.
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!
Reading Group Choices sends out a free monthly eNewsletter filled with useful information, including:
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!
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!
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.