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Web links for Book Discussion Groups

I had the honor of delivering the program “Not Your Mama’s Book Club” for the Chicago-area Reference Librarians Association Continuing Education committee yesterday, and noted several websites of interest to book discussion leaders. Here are the links:

Washington Post article on Magazine Discussions

Book Riot (book trailers)

LitLounge, a joint group from the Skokie Public Library and the Morton Grove Public Library

Oak Park Public Library’s GenreX

Minneapolis’ Books and Bars

Forest Park Public Library’s Kids and Coffee

Book Club Classics

Book Movement

Flashlight Worthy’s master list of book discussion lists

Reading Group Guides.com:  “What to do When There’s No Guide Available”

Lit Lovers

Citizen Reader Blog (source for nonfiction picks)

The Center for Fiction

The Millions

RA guru Becky Spratford’s blog, RA for All (frequently muses on her library’s book groups)

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About the Author:

Rebecca Vnuk is the editor for Reference and Collection Management here at Booklist. She is also the author of 3 reader’s-advisory nonfiction books: Read On…Women’s Fiction (2009), Women’s Fiction: A Guide to Reading Interests (2013) and Women’s Fiction Authors: A Research Guide (2009).

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