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Book Club Expert: Speaker & Writer

A Recognized Authority on Book Clubs

Davina Morgan-Witts, BookBrowse's founder and publisher, is a recognized authority on Book Clubs and a popular speaker and writer on the topic of book groups in general. She has talked about Book Clubs at many library, publisher and bookseller conferences, and on the media, as well as to private groups.

Davina has been interviewed by radio stations including the BBC, and has been published in magazines such as Publishers Weekly and The American Library Association. BookBrowse has been featured in many media including The New York Times, CNN, Family Circle and Shelf Awareness.

Expertise Grounded in Research

Davina's talks and writing are based on BookBrowse's own research and her extensive personal experience in the field.

BookBrowse has carried out in-depth market research into book clubs and readers in general for more than 15 years during which time it has surveyed more than 20,000 people. Published studies include Book Clubs in the USA (2015) and The Inner Lives of Book Clubs (2019). Complimentary copies of these reports are available to the media on request; and when Davina speaks to groups in-person she generally makes available a free PDF of the 2019 report to all attendees.

BookBrowse has conducted in-depth interviews of more than 80 book clubs, both in the USA and worldwide, and hosted over 130 book club discussions. In addition, BookBrowse offers extensive advice on all aspects of starting and running book groups.

Sample Discussion Topics

  • How the popular perception of book clubs is very different to reality
  • Why book clubs continue to grow in popularity
  • Why people join book clubs and what they love about them
  • How to start a book club
  • The link between book club happiness and discussion length
  • The attributes most successful book groups share
  • What book clubs look for when picking a book
  • The most common problems book groups experience and how to resolve them
  • Men in book groups
  • The factors that make library and bookstore book groups a great fit for many readers
  • Why people leave book clubs

About BookBrowse

Based in Santa Clara, California, BookBrowse is a website and online magazine for book clubs and those who read to expand their horizons. Our content includes reviews, previews, "beyond the book" articles, author interviews, extensive resources for book clubs, and much more.

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction. We feature high-quality, well-written books across a range of genres, mainly for adults, with some outstanding YA books. We look for books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.

BookBrowse is for readers of intelligent fiction and narrative nonfiction, particularly book clubbers and those who read to expand their horizons. They visit us looking to find out what's new, and to explore their specific reading interests. They return to us, and subscribe to our newsletters, because our carefully curated content allows them to bypass the noise of less selective and crowd-sourced sites to easily find the books that are right for them.

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Contact Info

Telephone
Davina Morgan-Witts direct: (+1) 408-867-6500
Toll Free USA & Canada: 1-800-745-5306 x 101 (except Alaska & Hawaii)

By Email
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Mail
BookBrowse LLC
19630 Allendale Ave, #2157
Saratoga, CA, 95070

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BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.