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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.
These are some of the biggest movies based on books coming in 2014.
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.
This complete list of Stephen King books and stories includes fiction and nonfiction and those works published under a pseudonym.
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.
This Nicholas Sparks book list includes summaries of all his books and is organized by the year the book was released.
This John Grisham book list is organized by year and includes links to reviews for some of his books and stories.
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.
Browse a complete list of Stephen King's movies and TV shows organized by year. The list includes King's short films and miniseries.
Nora Roberts publishes numerous books every year. Browse a complete list of all Nora Roberts' books here.
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 one year book club reading list includes popular fiction and nonfiction that groups will enjoy reading and discussing.
Danielle Steel publishes several new books each year. Find out about her newest book releases and what to expect in months to come.
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.
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.
Book club selections are important -- the right book can foster lively conversation and debate. Here are recommendations for many types of groups.
Find out whether August book releases are more summer reads or have the serious books we expect from fall publishing.
Find out what new releases to expect from bestselling author James Patterson in the coming year.
Wondering about the popular book, Fifty Shades of Grey? Here is a summary of the novel.
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.
This is a complete list of Nicholas Sparks movies with information about the films and books on which they are based.
Find out what to expect from Nora Roberts and J.D. Robb, Roberts' mystery writing alias, in the next year.
This September new book releases calendar is your guide to the big books of the fall publishing season.
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.
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.
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn is a mystery about a wife's disappearance.
Cutting for Stone is Abraham Verghese's debut novel about two boys growing up in a mission hospital in Ethiopia.
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.
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.
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.
These books from high school summer reading lists are classics that every adult should read.
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.
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.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a children's book with enough meat for adult book clubs to enjoy.
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.
Find out about Jodi Picoult's latest book release and what is on the horizon for this popular author. There's a date for her upcoming book and a short summary.
Use these book club discussion questions to think about The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.
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.
Janet Evanovich releases several new books every year. Find out the dates of the newest and upcoming book releases.
Anita Shreve’s previous novels, including The Weight of Water and A Wedding in December have established her as an immensely successful writer—Oprah’s Book Club endorsement of The Pilot’s Wife didn’t hurt either. Her latest release, Body Surfing, is even more appealing than her previous works. This moving story of a young woman who bonds with the family she works for will engross readers, thanks to Shreve’s skilled writing.
Looking for an inspirational book? These inpirational books are true stories that will keep you reading.
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.
Christian book clubs can use these recommendations to choose fiction or nonfiction books that will promote stimulating discussions about the Christian faith.
Chris Gardner’s 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. It’s 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.
Stephenie Meyer's first book was Twilight. Since then, Meyer has published several other books. Find a complete list of her writing here.
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.
These classic chick lit recommendations are similar to Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella.
Romantic comedies are some of the most fun books to read. These books aren't as sentimental as pure romance. They are sweet, laugh out loud fun.
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.
Tracy Chevalier, bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring, has written another historical novel, this time turning her attention to late 18th-century London and the writer William Blake. Burning Bright tells the story behind Blake’s writing of his masterpiece, Songs of Innocence and Experience, through the eyes of a teenage boy and girl who are neighbors to Blake in London.
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote is a classic that reappeared on the bestsellers lists in 2005 thanks to the hit movie,
This is a biography about Veronica Roth, author of the Divergent trilogy.
Find out when the latest Mary Higgins Clark thriller will be released here.
This calendar of book releases for July 2014 covers a variety of books from different genres that are expected to be popular.
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.
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.
These books are classified as young adult but have such good stories that adults won't want to miss them either.
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.
Big Little Lies is Liane Moriarty's comic novel with a mystery at its center. Find out why this book keeps the pages turning and is a great choice for book clubs.
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.
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.
'The Monsters of Templeton' is a debut novel that’s gotten a lot of buzz -- and it’s well deserved. Lauren Groff has written a book that’s an ode to her hometown, Cooperstown, New York. Use these book club discussion questions on 'The Monsters of Templeton' to explore the monsters, ghosts, ancestors with secrets, illegitimate children, and other aspects of this monstrously enjoyable novel.
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.
These books are great fall reads because they are about change and reflection, matching the tone of the season.
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.
There is nothing quite like the horror of Stephen King. Here is a complete list of new and upcoming Stephen King book releases.
Want to read some of the best novels containing love stories from the past decade? Here are some recommendations.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is a young adult book about a teen with cancer that adults would enjoy as well.
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 Hundred Foot Journey is a book with many themes and flavors -- perfect for a book club dinner.
This novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows is a charming book about reading, letters and life on a small island during and after World War II.
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 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.
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.
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.
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The Confession by John Grisham is a thriller that delves into an issue important to the author, the death penalty.
These ideas will help you start, maintain and lead a book club.
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.
Night is Elie Wiesel's memoir of his experience in Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust. An Oprah Book Club pick, find discussion questions for your book club or class here.
Still Life with Bread Crumbs gives book clubs a chance to discuss relationships and life changes.
This is a complete list of John Grisham movies, mostly based on his books but also including an original screenplay.
Find out what new releases to expect from bestselling author Dan Brown in the coming year.
These good books to read in winter are books that complement the short, cold days and long winter nights.
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.
Use these questions to guide your discussion of Sue Monk Kidd's bestselling novel, The Secret Life of Bees, a coming-of-age tale.
These questions are ready for book clubs to use in their discussions on Meg Wolitzer's The Interestings.
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.
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.
he Hunger Games and its sequel, Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins are both worth reading in a stop-whatever-else-you’re-doing-and-consume-these-in-48-hours-or-less type fashion. Read a complete review of the first two books in The Hunger Games trilogy.
Here are our 10 favorite book releases from 2013.
This book review of The Road by Cormac McCarthy explores why the novel has gained so much acclaim and whether it is worth reading.
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.
Breaking Night by Liz Murray is a firsthand look into the world of inner-city poverty. Born to drug-addicted, mentally ill parents, Liz grew up largely neglected. More than a memoir, Breaking Night is an eye-opening account of the realities of poverty and drug use in our cities, what it does to children, and how difficult it is to break the cycle, to somehow overcome the lack of options that defines poverty.
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.
These questions will help you work through 'And the Mountains Echoed' by Khaled Hosseini.
Oprah's Book Club is one of the most influential forces in the publishing world. Find out the history of Oprah's Book Club and what exactly the Book Club is.
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.
Grisham, who was a lawyer and a legislator, is known for his legal thrillers, but has branched out with books such as Bleachers in recent years.
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.
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.
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She is currently one of the most prolific writers in the world, best known for her romance novels. More than twenty of her novels have been adapted for TV.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a calendar of new book releases for 2013 organized by month.
Cross by James Patterson is the next book in Patterson's successful Alex Cross detective series. In Cross, Alex searches for
Find out what the first new book releases of 2014 will be in this calendar for January.
'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 Devil in the White City by Erik Larson is a true story about the Chicago World's Fair.
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.
These book club questions on Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand work through each part of the narrative.
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt is a memoir about McCourt's childhood in Ireland. These questions will help you dig into the book.
A review of Jodi Picoult's book 'My Sister's Keeper,' about a girl who sues her parents for a right to make her own medical decisions.
Looking for a little back to school nostalgia? These books will put you in the mood for a new school year...or remind you of days gone by.
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.
Chuck Hogan and Guillermo del Toro have concocted something ancient, scientific and terrifying. 'The Strain' is the first of a new trilogy for readers to sink their teeth into; and it promises to give a ferocious bite back.
Use these book club discussion questions to delve into A Most Wanted Man by John Le Carre.
The claims that it is not primarily individual talent or merit that causes success, but circumstances and luck. Use these questions to lead a conversation
Sophie Kinsella is the queen of "chick lit," so it is only natural that she takes on "chick flicks" as
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.
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.
The Mill River Redemption takes readers back to the setting and secondary characters from her bestselling Mill River Recluse. It is a return that feels as comfortable as a small town bakery.
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.
Find out all about the biggest new books for June 2014.
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.
Book clubs will fall in love with The Rosie Project. These questions will help your group have a fun and thorough conversation about the book.
These questions can help book clubs work through The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.
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.
Sophie Kinsella is a pseudonym used by Madeleine Wickham to write chick lit. Although Wickham has published
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.
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs is a young adult novel the adult book clubs might also enjoy.
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.
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern is a magical debut novel that should not be missed. One of the best books released in 2011.
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult presents a lot of questions for book clubs to discuss. These book club discussion questions on My Sister's Keeper will allow your book club to delve into the issues Jodi Picoult raises.
Harry Potter is the British boy-wizard who changed the literary world. Find information about all the Harry Potter books and movies--including reviews, trivia and more--right here.
This is a list of some of the biggest new book releases for February 2014.
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.
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown has swept the world. Is this bestseller worth your time? Find out here.
Morrigan's Cross by Nora Roberts is the first book in her 2006 paranormal Circle Trilogy. The goddess Morrigan commissions a group of six to fight the demon Lilith and her army of vampires. Morrigan's Cross was released straight to paperback, so I did not expect much from the story. I was, however, pleasantly surprised.
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 staring 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.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a book about a boy with a disfigured face who starts attending school for the first time.
Jamie Ford is a Chinese-American author who became popular with Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.
Janet Evanovich is the bestselling author of more than 45 books. Find out more about her life and background in this bio.
The author's third Robert Langdon thriller takes place in Washington, D.C. and deals with Freemasonry.