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.

Friday Morning Book Group
Friday Morning Book Group
Librarian Debra Berenbaum runs the Friday Morning Book Group at Wellesley Free Library in Wellesley, MA. They are a tight knit community of book lovers whose caring and generous spirit shines brightly.
July 2018
Anna's Book Group
Anna's Book Group
Anna's Book Group is a lively bunch of women in Oak Ridge, Tennessee who are dedicated, not only to good conversations about good books, but literacy in their community too.
April 2018
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.
March 2018
The Happy Bookers
The Happy Bookers
The Happy Bookers, a book-loving, fun-loving book club is based in Linn, Missouri. They will celebrate twenty-five years of reading together in 2018!
January 2018
The Bookies
The Bookies
The Bookies is a unique, fun group of women who do so much more than read: they dress up as characters from the books they choose, cook book-themed meals, and even crown a yearly Bookies Queen!
November 2017
Recycle Book Club
Recycle Book Club
The members of the Recycle Book Club in Campbell, CA have the good fortune of meeting ALL of the authors of the books they choose to read!
September 2017
Girls' Night In Book Club
Girls' Night In Book Club
The members of the Girls' Night In Book Club in the Washington DC area are an eclectic bunch of women with a shared love of books. They particularly enjoy talking directly with authors about their books - over Skype and in person.
June 2017
Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussions
Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussions
The participants in the Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussions at the Merrick Library, NY are a dedicated bunch - coming to meetings in snow and sleet and heat for great conversation and camaraderie.
February 2017
The Booknerds
The Booknerds
The Booknerds is a book club begun by the husband and wife team of Rohan and Neja Raj in Dehradun, India. They meet in cafes across the city but people all over the world can access them through technology.
November 2016
Me Time Book Club
Me Time Book Club
Me Time Book Club is a group of women from Tuscaloosa, AL. Their mission is to "relax minds and enhance souls through words in the form of books."
August 2016

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