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One Day by David Nicholls takes on the nature of male-female friendship, love, and career in the post-college years. Use these book club discussion questions on One Day to lead your book club into David Nicholls' novel.
A good beach read will be engaging and will allow you to read most of it before your sunscreen wears off. With this list of top beach books, all you need to remember is your towel.
Need to lead your book club or class? Want tips on how to promote a lively conversation? Here is a guide to leading a discussion about a book.
This complete list of Stephen King books and stories includes fiction and nonfiction and those works published under a pseudonym.
James Patterson's books are listed by year so that fans can see which books they still need to read and readers new to Patterson can check out the evolution of his work.
Oprah revolutionized the way the world reads when she started her Book Club in 1996. Find a complete list of the books from Oprah's Book Club. This Oprah Book Club book list is organized by year.
This John Grisham book list is organized by year and includes links to reviews for some of his books and stories.
Browse a complete list of Stephen King's movies and TV shows organized by year. The list includes King's short films and miniseries.
This Nicholas Sparks book list includes summaries of all his books and is organized by the year the book was released.
New to the master of legal suspense, John Grisham? Wondering where to start reading Grisham books? Check out this list for some recommendations of Grisham at his best.
Browse a complete list of Danielle Steel books including fiction, nonfiction and children's books organized by release year.
Nora Roberts publishes numerous books every year. Browse a complete list of all Nora Roberts' books here.
This one year book club reading list includes popular fiction and nonfiction that groups will enjoy reading and discussing.
These are some of the biggest movies based on books coming in 2014.
Wondering about the popular book, Fifty Shades of Grey? Here is a summary of the novel.
Book club selections are important -- the right book can foster lively conversation and debate. Here are recommendations for many types of groups.
Danielle Steel publishes several new books each year. Find out about her newest book releases and what to expect in months to come.
Find out what new releases to expect from bestselling author James Patterson in the coming year.
Will John Grisham thrill us with another legal page turner? Give us another portrait of American life, like A Painted House and Bleachers? Find out what to expect from Grisham in the coming months.
Jodi Picoult's books vary widely in theme, but have a similar style. This list describes everything Picoult has written and is ordered by year.
This is a complete list of Nicholas Sparks movies with information about the films and books on which they are based.
Dean Koontz has published many books and stories, including fiction, nonfiction and children's books. Here is a complete list of Dean Koontz' books and writings by year.
Looking for bestsellers to throw in your back pack and read on the plane or the beach? Here's a list of books that are perfect to take with you on vacation.
Women, looking for books you are sure to love? These books for women are entertaining, intelligent, heart rending, captivating and written so well that you will believe they are true. They are great picks for women's book clubs and the kind of books you'll want to pass on to your mother, sister and best friend.
Beach reading, by definition, is not very heavy. It is difficult to contemplate weighty content with sand between your toes and a frisbee being thrown over your head. But just because you need a fun book for the beach, doesn't mean you have to read something completely fluffy. These five books were some of the best from the past year, but they are also light enough to throw in your beach bag.
Find out what to expect from Nora Roberts and J.D. Robb, Roberts' mystery writing alias, in the next year.
Mystery series are a good source of easy entertainment. Here is information about some of the most popular mystery novel series on the market today.
Did you love Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella? Confessions of a Shopaholic is pure, fun chick lit. Want more chick lit books by authors like Kinsella? Check out this recommendation list of books like Confessions of a Shopaholic.
Here are our suggestions of new books to read that will be released in April 2014.
This complete list of Mary Higgins Clark's books provides an up-to-date reference of all Mary Higgins Clark's books, fiction and nonfiction. Find out what the queen of suspense has written.
Lead your book club, class or reading group conversation on To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee with these ready-to-go book club discussion questions.
This is a biography about Veronica Roth, author of the Divergent trilogy.
These books from high school summer reading lists are classics that every adult should read.
Of the thousands of books that will be published in 2014, these are the new releases that are receiving a notable amount of praise. If you are looking for some new books to read, check out this list.
Here is a complete list of Janet Evanovich books organized by year with summaries of each book.
James Patterson is best known as an author of page turning books. Many of his books, however, have been turned into movies. Find a complete list of James Patterson movies by year here.
This is a calendar of new book releases for 2013 organized by month.
Want to learn how to start a book club? Here are some tips for establishing a strong group.
Here is a list of the biggest movies that were first books that will be released in 2013.
Find out about The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. Is this tale of friendship, betrayal and redemption that is set in Afghanistan worth reading? The Kite Runner topped the bestsellers lists for several reasons. Find out what they are here.
Find out when the latest Mary Higgins Clark thriller will be released here.
A selection of books that are scheduled to be released in March 2014 and are receiving attention.
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield is a book for book lovers. Find out why it is one of my favorite books from the past several years.
Stephenie Meyer's first book was Twilight. Since then, Meyer has published several other books. Find a complete list of her writing here.
This review of Night, by Elie Wiesel, examines why this account of the Holocaust is so powerful and what purpose it it serves almost half a century after it was first published.
What were people reading in the 2000s? Here are the 10 books that dominated the bestsellers lists from 2000-2009.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a children's book with enough meat for adult book clubs to enjoy.
These books are classified as young adult but have such good stories that adults won't want to miss them either.
Looking for an inspirational book? These inpirational books are true stories that will keep you reading.
Like Jodi Picoult? If you are a Jodi Picoult fan, but want to expand your horizons, try these books. These books are written in a style similar to Jodi Picoult's writing and cover themes that Picoult fans may enjoy.
Good books are always a pleasure to read, but some books have a setting or tone that matches a season. These good books to read in spring are books where the characters blossom and where there is hope in the midst of struggles, like flowers on bare branches.
These May 2014 book releases are titles that are worth considering for reading over a long holiday weekend.
Chris Gardners life story is impressive. Despite having never gone to college, and after a period of being homeless, he became a wildly successful stockbroker and wrote his memoir, Pursuit of Happyness. Its not surprising that Hollywood turned his story into a blockbuster film starring Will Smith. Pursuit of Happyness tracks this happy, rags-to-riches story, including his unhappy childhood and his adult progression through a few different careers.
Michael Crichton wrote fast paced, often cautionary books. Find a list of all his books, including his early work written under the pseudonym John Lange.
Jodi Picoult has published more than a dozen novels that deal with moral dilemmas and often involve medicine and law. Wondering about Jodi Picoult's life and how she started writing? Check out this biography of Jodi Picoult.
This is a complete list of John Grisham movies, mostly based on his books but also including an original screenplay.
Jodi Picoult usually releases one new book every year. Picoult's books usually deal with ethical issues and are told from a variety of viewpoints.
Sophie Kinsella writes light, fun chick lit novels. If you're a Sophie Kinsella fan and are wondering when she will release her next book, we have the scoop. Here are Sophie Kinsella's new and upcoming book releases.
Janet Evanovich releases several new books every year. Find out the dates of the newest and upcoming book releases.
Jodi Picoult books are filled with conflict, family drama, love and shocking twists -- no wonder so many of them have been adapted into movies. Here is a complete list of movies based on Jodi Picoult's books.
Use these book club discussion questions to think about The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.
Looking for something easy and not too deep to read? Need a fun, girly story for the beach? Check out this list of chick lit authors and see if you can find any of their books at the local library.
There is nothing quite like the horror of Stephen King. Here is a complete list of new and upcoming Stephen King book releases.
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee remains as powerful today as when it was first released in 1960. Find out what makes this American classic a must read.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon tells the story of a teenager with Asperger's syndrome's quest to find out who killed the neighbor's dog. Find out if this mystery is worth getting to the bottom of.
Coming up with high school or college graduation gift ideas is not always easy. This list of top books to give graduates provides gift ideas that are sure to be a hit when given as a high school or college graduation gift.
Use these book club discussion questions to probe Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.
This book review of The Road by Cormac McCarthy explores why the novel has gained so much acclaim and whether it is worth reading.
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks is one of his most popular books, especially since it was made into a movie. This review discusses if it is a good read.
The Brown Bag Book Club from Madison, Wisconsin shares a list of their 10 favorite books of all time. Use this recommendation list to get ideas for your book club.
The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd's debut novel, topped the best sellers lists for months and is being made into a movie. The Secret Life of Bees movie will star Dakota Fanning as Lily. Read this review of The Secret Life of Bees to see why you should read The Secret Life of Bees before seeing the movie.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is a young adult book about a teen with cancer that adults would enjoy as well.
Christian book clubs can use these recommendations to choose fiction or nonfiction books that will promote stimulating discussions about the Christian faith.
These questions will help you work through And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini.
Want to read some of the best novels containing love stories from the past decade? Here are some recommendations.
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Many of us were required to read dystopia books about the future during high school. I am extremely thankful to my teachers for assigning some of these books, and glad I chose to read the others. Books about the future remain some of my favorite novels of all time, providing great and haunting stories that can enlighten our current social struggles as well. Enjoy these prophetic voices.
Find out what new releases to expect from bestselling author Dan Brown in the coming year.
Dean Koontz is one of the most prolific suspense writers alive. It is no surprise, then, that many of Koontz's books have been adapted into movies. Here is a complete list of Dean Koontz movies by year.
Here are our 10 favorite book releases from 2013.
'The Shack' by William P. Young is a story about a man who spends a weekend with God in a shack where his life was tragically changed years earlier. 'The Shack' examines how a good God can allow suffering.
Stephen King is one of the most prolific authors in the world, with almost as many movies as books under his belt. Find out how Stephen King became the master of horror in this Stephen King Biography. The biography also lists Stephen King's background and little known facts about his life.
Mother's Day is a great day to show your mom how much you care. A good book makes a great gift on its own or as part of a gift basket. This list of bestselling books and gift ideas for moms will help make your Mother's Day gift buying easy.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a charming book about reading, letters and life on a small island during and after World War II.
Life of Pi by Yann Martel is a great book for book clubs to discuss. Use these book club discussion questions on Life of Pi to lead your book club through the questions Martel raises.
The Confession by John Grisham is a thriller that delves into an issue important to the author, the death penalty.
These books about relationships are great for women interested in reading about family drama, marriage and the struggles that shape relationships. These are some of the best fiction relationship books from the past few years.
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Angels and Demons is Dan's Brown first Robert Langdon thriller. Angels takes place chronologically before The Da Vinci Code and also involves a conspiracy within the Catholic church.
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These questions can help book clubs work through The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.
The Innocent Man is John Grisham's first nonfiction book. The story of Ron Williamson's wrongful murder conviction and twelve years on death row, The Innocent Man is a story that takes place in America's justice system, but it is not a typical Grisham thriller.
These ideas will help you start, maintain and lead a book club.
These questions are ready for book clubs to use in their discussions on The Interestings.
The Help, a first novel from Kathryn Stockett, is the story of a young white woman in Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s and a group of black maids who work for the families of her friends. Stockett writes about the struggles the women face as they chafe against the written and unwritten rules that limit their lives.
Want to know more about John Grisham's biography? Best selling author John Grisham is known for his legal thrillers, but has branched out with books such as Bleachers and Skipping Christmas in recent years. Find out more about John Grisham's background, interests and books in this complete John Grisham biography.
The Help, a first novel from Kathryn Stockett, tells the story of a young white woman in Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s and a group of black maids who work for the families of her friends. Use these book club discussion questions on The Help to discuss the struggles the women face as they chafe against the written and unwritten rules that limit their lives.
This is a list of some of the biggest new book releases for February 2014.
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen is a captivating story filled with adventure and romance. There is a reason this is a book club favorite.
For One More Day by Mitch Albom is a fictional book about a man who gets to spend a day with his mother who died 8 years earlier.
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink is the story of a 15-year-old boy who has an affair with a woman more than twice his age. Years later, he finds out a secret about her.
'Beginner’s Greek' is the debut novel from James Collins, and it’s a shame he’s waited this long to begin. The story of Holly and Peter is a simple, old-fashioned story that’s sweet but not treacly; beautifully-written but not precious. 'Beginner’s Greek' is utterly delightful.
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown has swept the world. Is this bestseller worth your time? Find out here.
These book club discussion questions on The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern allow you to enter deeper into the magic of the novel.
Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner is not your typical economics book. Find out the secret to the success in this book review.
The Road by Cormac McCarthy capture moments of lyrical and emotional beauty in a father and son’s haunted relationship even as a silent cloud of death covers the world in darkness. These book club discussion questions on The Road will help your book club delve into McCarthy's brutally astonishing work.
Little Bee, a powerful and beautiful novel written by Chris Cleave, is hard to describe. This is due, in part, to the book jacket's coyness about the subject matter; it suggests that the reader not to reveal too much about the plot. It's not revealing too much to say that Little Bee is a captivating novel, exquisitely written. It's worth picking up to find its secrets out for yourself.
Cross by James Patterson is the next book in Patterson's successful Alex Cross detective series. In Cross
This is the resource for any Danielle Steel fan who wants to find out all about Danielle Steel's biography--information about Danielle Steel's life, background and books.
My Sister's Keeper is the story of a girl who sues her parents for a right to make her own medical decisions. Anna was conceived after her older sister was diagnosed with leukemia. She is a perfect match for her sister, and spends her life in the hospital donating blood, marrow and whatever else her sister needs to live. As a teenager, she sues so that she will not have to give her sister a kidney. My Sister's Keeper covers the life of this family during the trial.
Book clubs can use these questions to explore The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith and to delve into why Rowling used a pseudonym for the book.
Cutting for Stone is Abraham Verghese's debut novel about two boys growing up in a mission hospital in Ethiopia.
The Memory Keeper's Daughter starts on a snowy night in 1964 when a doctor delivers his own twins and discovers that one of them, the daughter, has been born with Downs Syndrome. In a hasty decision he gives the daughter to a nurse to take to an institution and tells his wife the baby died. The nurse raises the daughter as her own. The Memory Keeper's Daughter moves through the years, showing how one decision changed so many lives. This is a powerful and highly recommended novel.
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn is a mystery about a wife's disappearance.
Sophie Kinsella is a pseudonym used by Madeleine Wickham to write chick lit. Although Wickham has published
Airport reading needs to be fast paced enough to make your wait fly by and engaging enough to keep your attention from people watching or starring at whatever is playing on the airport news channel. Airport reading shouldn't be too emotionally engaging though (no one wants to break down in tears in a crowded terminal). If you are looking for entertaining, intelligent reads to take with you on your next trip, look no further.
Book clubs will find discussion of The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini an easy task. Use these book club discussion questions on The Kite Runner to focus the discussion and go deep.
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger is a love story about a man who involuntarily travels through time and the woman who loves him from her childhood. Read this review of The Time Traveler's Wife to find out whether it is worth picking up.
What is the What is an astonishing, eye-opening, and heartbreaking book that defies classification. Once youve read it, the story of Valentino Achak Deng refuses to leave your mind. Even if youre not familiar with the Lost Boys and their struggles to escape from war-torn Sudan, youll be drawn into this pseudo-autobiography. What is the What tells a devastating story but never plays for sympathy. Instead, the hope, complexity, and tragedy of the situation take center stage.
Stephenie Meyer became a publishing phenomenon with her Twilight series. Find out about the woman behind the Twilight books in this biography of Stephenie Meyer.
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown is Brown's third Robert Langdon thriller. It takes place in Washington, D.C. and deals with Freemasonry.
These questions will help book clubs discuss The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout.
Savannah Breeze by Mary Kay Andrews is a chick lit novel about BeBe Loudermilk, the heroine of Andrews' previous novel, Savannah Blues. Find out whether Savannah Breeze is worth adding to your beach bag.
James Patterson's biography tells about Patterson's life, career and bestselling books. Read about how James Patterson became one of the bestselling authors of the 21st century.
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini is a great choice for book clubs. Use these book club discussion questions to delve into Hosseini's heart-rending second novel.
Say You're One of Them by Uwem Akpan was Oprah's Book Club's 63rd pick. Say You're One of Them is a collection of short stories by Uwem Akpan about life in Africa. Use these book club discussion questions on Say You're One of Them to lead your reading group into the stories.
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson is a good choice for book clubs. Use these book club discussion questions to explore the themes in Johnson's novel.
Award-winning author Emma Donoghue's latest book, Room, is a unique and amazing story about a boy's day-to-day experience living in a small, windowless room with his mother. The 11' x 11' space between the walls of the room are actually all the boy knows because he was born there and has never left. Room will horrify, surprise, sadden, and ultimately delight you. Addictive from the start, readers of all sorts won't want to put Room down.
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd is a great choice for book clubs. Use these book club discussion questions to guide your discussion of Sue Monk Kidd's bestselling novel, The Secret Life of Bees.
This book review of In Cold Blood by Truman Capote covers what makes it a classic and whether In Cold Blood is worth adding to your library.
'The Shack' by William P. Young is a story that explores God's role in suffering. Use these book club discussion questions and study guide on 'The Shack' to discuss Mack's journey and your own ideas about the big questions in life.
The Host is Stephenie Meyer's first adult novel. The human race has been taken over by parasitic but peace-loving aliens called souls. Melanie, the human host of a soul called Wanderer, is resistant and refuses to fade away, leading Wanderer on a journey unlike any she's experienced in her nine lives in other hosts' bodies around the universe.
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides is told by Cal, a hermaphrodite who was raised as a girl until adolescence. Cal tells the story of his family of Greek immigrants over three generations, weaving a tale of mythic quality that is at the same time as down-to-earth as the motor city in which they live.
Find out what the first new book releases of 2014 will be in this calendar for January.
Dead Until Dark is the first book in Charlaine Harris' Southern Vampire series. The HBO TV series True Blood is based on Dead Until Dark.
Wondering how to structure your book club dinner group, how long the meeting should go and how you fit in your book club discussion with dinner and social time? Check out these tips on hosting a smooth and successful book club dinner.
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson is a true story about the Chicago World's Fair.
Sophie Kinsella is best known for her Shopaholic books, but did you know that Sophie Kinsella is not even the author's real name and that she has published several other novels under her true name? Find out all about Sophie Kinsella in this biography.
Memoirs of a Geisha is a book full of history, romance and life in another culture. If you like Memoirs of a Geisha and want more historical books about women in other cultures, here are some recommendations.
Use these book club discussion questions on Room by Emma Donoghue to explore Donoghue's unique book told from a child's perspective.
'Eat, Pray, Love' is Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir of her year traveling to Italy, India and Indonesia in pursuit of pleasure, devotion and balance.
Neil Gaiman, one of the finest fantasy storytellers of modern times, wrote Stardust to honor the simpler fairy tales and fantasies of times past, where a town was akin to a place magical and a person could wonder without restraint if he or she so choosed. What Gaiman accomplishes with this storytelling endeavor is as imaginative as Tinkerbell’s pixie dust in transporting the reader through a tale of love, danger and adventure.
Nicholas Sparks' fans have come to love his clean and sentimental romance novels. Find out more about the man behind the books in this biography of Nicholas Sparks
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a story about life on Guernsey (one of the islands between England and France) during and right after World War II. Use these book club discussion questions on The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society to lead your group in a conversation about the book.
In the last book of the A Series of Unfortunate Events series, The Baudelaire Orphans and Count Olaf share one last plight together on a mysterious island.
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena is a great book for reading groups that want to learn more about the Russian-Chechen conflict.
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell investigates the causes of extreme success (outliers). Gladwell’s claim is that it is not primarily individual talent, hard work, or merit of any kind that causes success, but sheer circumstances and luck. Use these book club discussion questions on Outliers to lead a conversation on Gladwell's book.
Book Club Discussion Questions - The pages of Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen burst with rich descriptions and action. You will be drawn into the world of ringmasters, elephants and sideshows. You will also experience the world of nursing homes and old age. Use these book club discussion questions on Water for Elephants to lead your book club's discussion of this story.
Little Bee by Chris Cleave is about two women who meet unexpectedly on a beach. Little Bee is a Nigerian refugee and Sarah is a British magazine editor. Use these book club discussion questions on Little Bee to lead your reading group into the novel.
Dead Ever After is the last book in the Southern Vampire series.