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Book Club Picks From Bookish to Stuff in Beach Bag

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. Whether you’re lounging by the pool or curled up next to the blasting AC, we’ve got a summer book club recommendation for you and all of your favorite bookworms. These eight new releases are sure to get your club talking. There’s a new mystery from Megan Abbott, a new twist on a fairytale favorite from Naomi Novik, and an unforgettable tale about two Colombian sisters from Ingrid Rojas Contreras. For even more books for your beach bag, check out our summer must-read roundup. Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras. Advance buzz for Ingrid Rojas Contreras’ Fruit of the Drunken Tree has been considerable, and for good reason. Your book club…

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January Book Club Picks: Schizophrenia, Refugees, and Tropical Storm Irene

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. Is one of your 2018 resolutions to keep reading and discussing awesome books with your book club? Well, you’re in luck. 2018 is off to a great start in terms of thought-provoking new releases for your book club to dive into. We’ve rounded up some of our top contenders. No matter what your book club likes to read, we’ve got your January meeting covered. Just add wine and snacks! Halsey Street, Naima Coster Penelope Grand is moving home to Brooklyn under less-than-ideal circumstances. Her work hasn’t been going as planned, and her father is not well. When she returns, she is amazed to see how different her home is from when she left it.…

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Reese Witherspoon’s and Other Celebrity Book Clubs: Read Along with Your Favorite Stars

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. Admit it. You get a little excited every time you see a celebrity caught by the paparazzi with a book in their hand. You have one of those moments where you realize that even though they are staggeringly beautiful and stunningly successful and talented, they are just like us after all because they read! In fact, some of them read so much that they have even created their own book clubs (Thank you, Oprah!). Here, we hitch our wagon to some stars and take a look at how they share their favorite books. The RW Book Club The “RW” in the RW Book Club stands for none other than Reese Witherspoon. The club is…

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CONTEST: Calling All Susan Mallery Superfans!

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Calling all bookworms! Are you a fan of Susan Mallery? Are you thrilled by the idea of a virtual book club? Well we’ve got the contest for you! The Queen of Romantic Fiction has entrusted us with a quest to find three lucky winners who will participate in a virtual book club hosted by BookTrib on a Google Hangout. There, you will get to chat with fellow superfans about Susan’s latest novel, The Friends We Keep, as well as all of her other works by the talented author. If that’s not enough of an incentive, maybe this will hook you: The broadcast will then be published on Susan’s personal website and Facebook page for all of her fans to see. Talk about becoming…

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Bonding over books: How to start a mother-daughter book club

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Back in February, I posted a quick guide to setting up a successful book club, based on my own wonderful experiences with my book club. My daughter, at eighteen months, is perhaps a bit too young to join the club, but I love the idea of starting a mother-daughter club once she gets old enough. I’ve discussed this with some of the other mothers in my club, and everyone seems to like the idea. But we weren’t exactly sure how it would work. It’s one thing to vow to get together with our daughters once a month and all read a book together, but how could we use the club as an opportunity to have the kinds of conversations with…

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