Book Club Central - How to start a book club, how to lead discussions, and how to be a good book club member. There are also reading lists and reviews of books. The emphasis here is on literary fiction. This site is from the American Library Association.
Reading Group Guides - Over two thousand guides for both fiction and nonfiction books. Also tips for establishing a reading group.
Reading Group Choices - Helpful hints and book choices for reading groups.
Book Group Buzz - A blog on book discussion groups from Booklist magazine.
LitLovers - A guide to starting a book club, suggested readings, discussion guides, and short courses to help you get more out of your reading.
The Reading Club - Assistance with starting a book group with a British point of view.
How to Lead a Book Club Discussion - Good advice from About.com.
Questions for Nonfiction books - From LitLovers
Building Better Book Talks - Help if you need to describe a book which you have read.
The Reading Cure - "How to organize a
book group with a social conscience" by Arthur I. Blaustein
Book Browse - there are sections for book clubs and for reading guides.
Start Your Own Mystery Discussion Group - Guidance from Mystery Readers International.
Mystery Novel Reading Groups - Locate a local group to join at this site by Mystery Readers International.
Themes for Mystery Discussion Groups - Instead of everyone reading the same book, try these theme readings at your meeting. This is from Book Group Buzz.
Great Books Discussion Programs
Fictional Gatherings - a list of novels about reading groups by the Harris County Public Library.
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? -
What to do for the December meeting when members do not have time to read, or when you can't find an appropriate book. This is a blog article by Neil Hollands.
Read Meme - This is a good activity for a new book group, or even for one which has been around for a while.
Really? You're not in a Book Club? - The joys of book club membership. This is an article by James Atlas in the New York Times, March, 2014. Publisher's and Others Reading Guides
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