September 5, 2017

Book clubs for all kinds of lives

NoveList staff love book clubs. We’re all book people (of course!) and many of us are librarians who used to work in public libraries and run our own book clubs. As we were talking about Book Club Central, we started talking about book clubs we’ve either run or heard about that offer something extra to readers.

July 27, 2017

Excited about Book Club Central? We are too!

ALA recently launched Book Club Central with Stephanie Powell Watts’ debut novel No One is Coming to Save Us. Snag a few tips for promoting Book Club Central in your library.

June 28, 2017

Build a better book club: conversation starters

Great book club conversations happen when readers take elements of a book to heart, and feel empowered to share and compare their reading experiences together.

October 5, 2016

But my book club doesn’t read horror!

Selecting books for a book group can be challenging -- there are so many titles to choose from and only so many months in a year. As fall approaches, book clubs should consider choosing a horror novel for October and Halloween.

February 26, 2016

Romancing the Book Club: Webcast Q & A

Wendy Crutcher, Lisa Schimmer, and I had a great time doing the webcast on romance book clubs! From the looks of the chat that happened on the side, everyone who attended the webinar had a good time too. We didn’t have time to get to questions, so I asked NoveList if I could write a blog post addressing some of them.

February 1, 2016

Webcast: Romancing the Book Club: Matchmaking for Romance Readers

Romance readers are among libraries' greatest patrons, but the romance genre is often overlooked as a choice for book clubs. Join us for this webcast!