Friday, October 1, 2010

National Reading Group Month!

October is National Reading Group Month!

The mission of National Reading Group Month is to...
Increase public awareness of the joy and value of shared reading
Provide a time for reading groups to celebrate their accomplishments and plan for the future
Provide opportunities for individuals to join an existing reading group or start a new one
Encourage libraries, bookstores, and organizations to host special reading group events
The WNBA has published a list of Great Group Reads in honor of National Reading Group Month!

Blame by Michelle Huneven (got this one covered!)

The Blessings of the Animals by Katrina Kittle

Cheap Cabernet: A Friendship by Cathie Beck

Eternal on the Water by Joseph Monninger

The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow

Little Bee by Chris Cleave

The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli

Molly Fox's Birthday by Deirdre Madden

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

The Queen of Palmyra by Minrose Gwin

Room by Emma Donoghue

Safe from the Sea by Peter Geye

Up from the Blue by Susan Henderson

A good starting point for ideas for next year!

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