Author Timothée de Fombelle discusses Vango, his adventure novel in two volumes, translated from the French (and acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic).
For his interview with Reading Group Choices, Timothée de Fombelle talks about what defines YA literature, what he learned from writing for the theater, how all minor characters are major, and the search for home…
Reading Group Choices: Vango revels in the play of time. Multiple events happen in different locations around the world — Scotland, Sotchi, Salina, and others —
Author Natalie Jenner talks about her debut novel The Jane Austen Society, about an unlikely group of Austen readers who unite to save her historic home.
For her interview with Reading Group Choices, Natalie Jenner talks about literary pilgrimages, visiting Jane Austen’s residence, fascinating facts about the author you may not know, and which Austen novel is her current favorite…
Reading Group Choices: Adeline comments to Dr. Gray, as they notice tourists in front of the Austen cottage: “That someone could spin such stories from this: this walk,
May 2020 Spotlight: Reading Between the Wines
Our May Spotlight Group members leave books for one other on their doorsteps!
This is our small but wonderful book club called Reading Between The Wines that just started meeting in January of this year. We all belong to St Paul’s United Methodist Church in Carolina Beach, NC and met there several years ago. Since we all liked each other, I thought a book club would be a great great way to get to know each other better, since so many of us are retired educators.
Our first book discussion in February was for Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.
Our 2019 survey results are in! And along with our readers’ favorite books of the year, we have a list of the top ten most-read books specifically from Reading Group Choices 2019.
Has your group read all of these terrific books yet?
““There are many great things about this book…It will thrill her fans with its combination of Greek tragedy, Romeo and Juliet-like coming of age story and domestic potboiler.
Don’t let distance stop your book group!
When times prevent us from sitting around with our book group in person, we have to get creative! From online chats to old-fashioned mail, options exist for staying in touch with your members and friends. Reading Group Choices offers these ways to stay connected to your group when you can’t meet in person! (And don’t forget to follow our Book a Day picks on Facebook, Twitter, and our blog to boost your reading morale.)
1. Swap a book
Each member chooses someone from the group,
Reading Group Choices introduces its Book a Day program for your reading enjoyment and morale!
We’re posting a new or classic book recommendation each day to boost your book intake, with absorbing reads to occupy and entertain.
Though created by conversations over what a book vitamin might look like during these uncertain times, we also hope it creates a pattern for more reading in the future.
Some of our Book a Day selections feature Facebook Live events with authors. We hope to receive questions from you and encourage interactive conversation.