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Tips for Book Discussion Leaders

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Posted October 25, 2011 in NoveList Plus

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Need something for your book club to use at their meetings? Are you leading a teen book group and need some discussion ideas? NoveList has Book Discussion Guides to get you started.

Here's an example of a book discussion guide about Charlie Wilson's War from NoveList contributor Michael Jenkins:

Charlie Wilson's War Book Discussion Guide.

About Book Discussion Guides

A book discussion group's leader is faced with the daunting task of making sure that the discussion gets started, keeps going and is engaging.

Each guide includes:

  • A brief author biography;
  • A summary of the book;
  • Seven or more questions about the book with thoroughly developed answers;
  • Further Reading suggestions – titles that may be attractive to those who have enjoyed the book covered in the discussion guide.

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