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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.

The Rowdy Readers
The Rowdy Readers
The Rowdy Readers of Brown Memorial Library have been reading and having fun together for a dozen years.
April 2024
No Dead Dogs Book Club
No Dead Dogs Book Club
An interview with the No Dead Dogs Book Club, a group of eleven readers who live in New Jersey. When they were deciding whether or not to read Marley and Me one member cried, "Please no dead dogs!" and thus their name was born.
March 2024
Sistas Are Reading
Sistas Are Reading
In 2023, the New Jersey based Sistas Are Reading Book Club celebrated 25 years of discussing books and fundraising together.
September 2023
Paging Creatives
Paging Creatives
Paging Creatives is a Zoom-based book club for creative business owners. Their book choices alternate between fiction, biographies and memoirs of artists or designers, and business books.
June 2023
Harrison NY, ESL Book Club
Harrison NY, ESL Book Club
Giovanna Fiorino-Iannace joins us from Harrison Public Library in New York to discuss her English as a Second Language book club that attracts participants from far and wide.
March 2023
Cross/Over Book Club
Cross/Over Book Club
The Cross/Over Book Club is based in Watermark Books and Cafe in Wichita, Kansas. Both young adults and adults are a part of this club that discusses Young Adult fiction.
September 2022
The Marcus Book Club
The Marcus Book Club
This year, the Marcus Book Club of Oakland, California is celebrating its 25th anniversary of reading books by and about Black people. Founding member La Rhonda Crosby-Johnson chats with BookBrowse about the Club’s rich history.
July 2022
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

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