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Interviews With Book Clubs

BookBrowse is a thriving and growing community of booklovers. Each week BookBrowse receives hundreds of book reviews, feedback messages, ideas and other information from its visitors.

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!

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
Pre-Pub Book Club
Pre-Pub Book Club
Librarian Marika Zemke of the Pre-Pub Book Club at Commerce Township Community Library in Michigan shares her unusual model for a book club - one that, among other things, educates its members on how and why books get published.
March 2014
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Book Club
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Book Club
A discussion with Beth Redford, librarian at the Richmond Elementary School and leader of The Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Book Club, based in Richmond, Vermont.
January 2014
Would you be interested in being interviewed for this feature? If so, please contact us with brief details about your club. It is very helpful if you include both a contact email and a telephone number.

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