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How Do You Solve a Problem Like a Book Club?

By Susan McBeth, Founder and CEO, NovelNetwork® Ask any librarian who has ever organized a book club meetup for their patrons and they may respond as the nuns did with Maria in The Sound of Music (changing a few choice words of course): How do you solve a problem like a book club? …Many a…

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Icebreakers for Your Next (or First!) Meeting

By Mary Morgan Maybe your book group is meeting for the first time, or maybe you’ve had new members join (and others leave), or maybe you just want to inject some fun into your next discussion. Whatever the situation, an icebreaker activity can help! Icebreakers can put members at ease with one another, making them feel…

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Top 10 Book-Group Books: 2018

By Susan Maguire Whether you’re planning ahead for a library book group or selecting for circulating book-club kits, these 10 discussion-worthy titles, reviewed by Booklist from July 2017 through June 2018, will get people talking. Fiction Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley A small museum holds the secrets to a star-crossed romance during the Seven Years’ War…

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