Simon & Schuster | Books with Reading Group Guides - Available For Sale NowThinking about joining a reading group or maybe starting one yourself? The links below will help you find good books for your reading group. Many of them provide discussion questions, information on how to start your own group, as well as information about existing online reading groups. Publishers often make their guides for reading groups available on the web. If you know of a title that your book group plans to read, look for the publisher's name, and click on the link for that publisher below to see if an online reading group guide has been made available for the title in question. Macmillan Reading Group Guides.
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Have a question for Alice? For the Owens family, love is a curse that began in , when Maria Owens was charged with witchery for loving the wrong man. Hundreds of years later, in New York City at the cusp of the sixties, when the whole world is about to change, Susanna Owens knows that her three children are dangerously unique. From the start Susanna sets down rules for her children: No walking in the moonlight, no red shoes, no wearing black, no cats, no crows, no candles, no books about magic. And most importantly, never, ever, fall in love. But when her children visit their Aunt Isabelle, in the small Massachusetts town where the Owens family has been blamed for everything that has ever gone wrong, they uncover family secrets and begin to understand the truth of who they are.
The publisher will select a new book—primarily paperback fiction—each month and invite readers to join a digitally-organized book club. The club will consist of a free monthly newsletter, a website , a Facebook group , and monthly sweepstakes held in conjunction with Bright Cellars a monthly wine club partnering with the publisher on the program. Customers can buy the book club selection from retailers listed on the book club site. Throughout each month, discussion questions and exclusive content will be housed on the website and Facebook Group. Subscribers: to set up your digital access click here.
And while Book Clubs can offer its members enjoyment, if there is one potentially difficult aspect to it, it is choosing what title to read next. The same goes for booksellers, who are often called upon by Book Club members to help direct them to the perfect choice for their reading group. The publisher is offering booksellers an incentive focusing on particular titles it believes are appropriate for Book Clubs and is offering to host "symposiums" on Book Clubs at bookstores around the country through its Book Club Reader program. The incentive is open to all bookstores, though "we are primarily seeing independents to take part," she said. As for its Book Club Reader program, Fleming explained that, with its three-year-old www. There are clubs for numerous genres, she noted. Board members are sent potential book club picks to read and review.
The publisher announced today that it had joined with Everloop to launch a club that would connect tweens with favorite books and authors. The club will be on the Everloop website, www. By The Associated Press ap ap. Book club members will be able to engage in online discussions with authors. More in Things to Do.