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Interviews With Book Clubs

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Out of this feedback came the opportunity - and idea - to further encourage and support this community by publishing interviews with book club. These interviews are packed with useful information, insights - and are just plain fun to read!

Below is our historical archive. We hope you enjoy these Q&As with these fascinating booklovers - just like you!

Writers As Readers (WaR)
Writers As Readers (WaR)
Writers As Readers is an offshoot of In Print, a professional writers’ organization, based in Rockford, IL. They currently have eleven active members, all women, between the ages of 48 and 78, and they are all at different stages of their writing careers.
April 2016
Book Talk II
Book Talk II
Book Talk II is a book group of the Northwest Valley branch of the American Association of University Women. It takes a unique approach by picking genres and categories each month within which each member can pick her own book to read.
January 2016
Kindred Spirits Book Club
Kindred Spirits Book Club
The Kindred Spirits Book Club like to mix it up, alternating genres, trying to guess whose biography each member has read based on clues, and reading paragraphs out loud that they find especially compelling.
December 2015
Cover Girls Book Club
Cover Girls Book Club
Cover Girls was established in August of 2006 in Indianapolis, Indiana and is made up of all women - mostly nurses and one homicide detective!
September 2015
Young Critics Book Club
Young Critics Book Club
In 2008, Kate McClelland of Perrot Memorial Library in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, joined us to discuss the library's "Young Critics" book clubs. In 2015 we checked in with the club to find that it continues to inspire generations of children.
August 2015
PV Chicas Book Group
PV Chicas Book Group
The PV Chicas Book Group is based in Puerto Vallarta, and is made up of women from all over North America who have decided to retire - and read - in Mexico.
June 2015
Rock Canyon Book Group
Rock Canyon Book Group
The Rock Canyon Book Group is based in Provo, Utah, and grew out of the women's organization in their congregation at church. The women began wanting to catch up on classics they had never read, but soon branched out to many other kinds of books.
April 2015
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.
November 2014
Western Readers Book Group
Western Readers Book Group
An interview with the Western Readers, a group of nine readers who live in West Auckland, New Zealand. Instead of picking a single specific book, the group chooses a genre, topic or author to discuss. They love the freedom this allows them, to explore and follow exactly what interests each of them.
August 2014
@RailBookClub
@RailBookClub
In the UK, a commuter-led book discussion group, @RailBookClub, utilizes Twitter and train station digital screens to bring recommendations to passengers.
May 2014
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