Book Club Kits: In the Catalog | On the Blog
Want to start a book club, but don’t know where to begin? Below are some ideas and suggestions from around the Web.
- Oprah’s – How to Start a Book Club
- Real Simple’s – Start a Book Club Checklist
- Book Club Resource’s – How-To
- Scholastic’s tips for starting a parent-child book group – “Go Clubbing“
If you don’t know what to read next, try these resources:
- Ask a librarian!
- Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust series
- National Reading Group Month – from the Women’s National Book Association; celebrating the joy of shared reading.
Great websites for Reading Guides and Book Information:
- Lit Lovers – A well-read Online Community
- Reading Group Guides – The Online Community for Reading Groups
- Wuthering Bites – Includes book reviews, an online book group, and recipes.
- LibraryThing – An online service for cataloging your books. It also provides reading recommendations and user reviews.
- Goodreads – A social network for readers. It includes user reviews and online book groups.
- Book Group Buzz from Booklist – Book group tips, reading lists, & lively talk of literary news from the experts at Booklist Online
- GalleyCat’s List of Authors Who Visit Book Clubs
- 15 Thought-Provoking Discussion Questions Every Book Club Should Ask Themselves via Jezebel
- Generic Questions – Fiction | Nonfiction via LitLovers
- When No Guide is Available via Reading Group Guides