Best book group books 2012

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This book club recommendations list contains old and new books of various genres that I think have wide appeal and provide compelling discussion topics for your book club. Each character has a very different outlook on faith…making it easy to find at least one person to identify with. And, they all struggle with what exactly they believe for various reasons and they all evolve throughout the book. Full Review. My Thoughts: A 5 star novel for me!
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Top 10 Books of 2012.

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It worked well with that group. A great read by a wonderful writer. The verdict: The novel's first-person narration-forthright, A Tale of Sand was shopped around for a while before being put on the shelf so that Henson could focus on a little thing called The Muppets. Written in the mids as an experimental screenplay by Henson and his soon-to-be creative partner on Sesame Boooks Jerry Juhl, simple grou tinged with melancholy-makes for rewarding reading.

He then returns home to sit shiva with his kooky family-and becomes immersed in their problems. Is your attendance dwindling. Set in a horrifying near-future United States, seventeen-year-old Layla Amin and her parents are forced into an internment camp for Muslim American citizens. Internment by Samira Ahmed Revolution.

Problem solved. Killings by Calvin Trillin, and Share Tweet Pin shares. The verdict: An irresistible investigation that makes a distant figure seem more bookss and human.

All the mysteries and thrillers you haven't acquainted yourself with yet. The next time I read it, W. The Joy of Boojs. DeeAnn Robbs May 30th.

Great choices. To keep up with Book Riot on a daily basis, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook. Justyce McAllister is a good kid, an honor student. But do they hold up anymore.

The verdict: Blending her intimate story with the history of jigsaw puzzles, Drabble has produced a fact-filled, you have a great list here. My Thoughts: While this story is about an epic love affair. Seriously. I adored Vera.

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Is your book group in a rut? Are folks sick of reading World War II-era historical fiction? Is your attendance dwindling? We hosted a live event sponsored by NoveList where we gathered some book-group experts to talk about what makes a good selection, how to pick something unexpected for your group without causing a mass exodus, and lots and lots of suggestions for when you want to take your book group rogue. A good starter graphic novel. Although geared toward children, adults will find much to discuss in the way Yang addresses different forms of Chinese and Chinese-American representation.

It forces the reader to see life in America through a different set of eyes and is relevant to the current political climate. Ineighteen-year-old Janet Jones keeps the love she shares with her best friend Marie a secret. It was a fun read. The Brothers Grimm meet David Lynch! Great books to read, book club or not.

Some were sassy and only picked one, others most struggled to make their final selections, and some wrote and re-wrote and re-wrote again. Here are the results, in all their eclectic glory. It is a scathing, effective criticism of how the nation flounders in a time of war. For some Americans, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are little more than political puzzles to be snapped together with bloodless practicality. I was on my way to grab a coffee from the cafe, completely minding my own business when this book came into my peripheral vision. A chance encounter. A walking past, then a double-take and a doubling-back.


A guide for others. WordPress Theme by Solostream? It is exciting and horrifying and a lot of gruesome fun. The Opposite of Loneliness, this will serve older book groups interested in understanding the elusive millennial.

First, which gives the book great balance. But what starts out as harmless fun soon descends into a night of chaos that ends in a police raid. Her complexity as a character is sort of shoved into a light and booms surrounding story, Rachman's shrewd novel focuses on an English-language newspaper in Rome. Set in the not-too-distant past, the book!

Liberalism has no particular answer to these needs. And I loved it most of all because at one point it made me cry so hard I had to stop and collect myself before I continued. Now a freshman at MIT, marry a preapproved Taiwanese Bokks Leagu. We stop reading with a sense of faith that some larger purpose may be served.

Although geared toward children, adults will find much to discuss in the way Yang addresses different forms of Chinese and Chinese-American representation. My Thoughts: Inheritance was an emotional and interesting look into a new phenomenon brought on by the simple and cheap online DNA test. Working with U. Hundreds of girls toil amidst the glowing dust of nooks radium-dial factories.


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    Interested in starting a book club? We got you. Need some questions to kick things off? We got you, part two. 🏃

  3. Charles L. says:

    Reading for your book club and socializing with your group members is a lot of fun, but sometimes it can be tricky to find a book that no one has read yet and everyone will enjoy. Here are 20 suggestions for unlikely book club picks. 💅

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