Book Club Interviews: Archives

Interviews With Book Clubs

In addition to BookBrowse's ongoing book club research projects, from time to time, we inteview individual book groups so as to share their experiences with BookBrowse's wider community of readers.

Each interview has something to inspire whatever your book group interests, such as the books that a group have most enjoyed discussing (and the ones they didn't), ideas that you can borrow to freshen up your own group, or sometimes to provide a complete roadmap for starting a new book club.

If you feel that your book group has something unique to offer, and you would like to tell others about it, please contact us with brief details, and maybe we can feature you in the future.

Reading Divas Book Club
Reading Divas Book Club
A discussion with Sharon Lucas, founding member and President of The Reading Divas, which has been meeting for 24 years and holds an annual literary event.
May 2022
All Booked Up Book Group
All Booked Up Book Group
The All Booked Up Book Group is a mix of younger and older readers, different faiths, and an openness that facilitator Ann Zeigler feels creates a unique dynamic between its members.
March 2022
Cookbook Book Clubs
Cookbook Book Clubs
Do you enjoy reading and cooking? Have you thought of combining the two into a book club focused on cookbooks? Find out more in our Q&A with two cookbook book club leaders!
January 2022
Recycle Book Club
Recycle Book Club
The members of the Recycle Book Club meet with the authors of all the books they choose to read. This large group is based in Campbell, CA but now mostly meets on Zoom.
October 2021
The Bookies
The Bookies
Joan Kingsley tells us about The Bookies, a book club she formed at the First Presbyterian Church of Oyster Bay in Long Island, New York.
July 2021
Darien Public Library
Darien Public Library
Marianne Paterniti, Book Groups Coordinator at the Darien Public Library in Connecticut talks with BookBrowse about the library's very comprehensive book club programs.
March 2021
The Zoom Black Girls' Book Club
The Zoom Black Girls' Book Club
Vicki Moore, founder of the Zoom Black Girls' Book Club tells us why she felt the pandemic was the perfect time to form her new book club
September 2020
The Postal Book Group
The Postal Book Group
Linda's Postal Book Group has been discussing books for six years—through the mail! This group and others like it use journals to record and pass thoughts between members who sometimes live hundreds of miles apart.
March 2020
Sacramento State Prison C Facility Book Club
Sacramento State Prison C Facility Book Club
The C Facility Book Club at Sacramento State Prison, led by Adrienna Turner, provides a space for prisoners to share ideas and have in-depth conversations.
January 2020
The Couples Book Group
The Couples Book Group
The Couples Book Group is a group of five couples who live in and around Seattle. Richard and his wife, Gretchen, began the group because they thought it would be fun to get a few friends together to read and discuss good books. And now, 23 years later they are still going strong!
October 2019

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