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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.
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.
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 Stephen King's movies and TV shows organized by year. The list includes King's short films and miniseries.
This John Grisham book list is organized by year and includes links to reviews for some of his books and stories.
This Nicholas Sparks book list includes summaries of all his books and is organized by the year the book was released.
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.
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.
These are some of the biggest movies based on books coming in 2014.
This one year book club reading list includes popular fiction and nonfiction that groups will enjoy reading and discussing.
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.
Find out what new releases to expect from bestselling author James Patterson in the coming year.
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.
Danielle Steel publishes several new books each year. Find out about her newest book releases and what to expect in months to come.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Find out what to expect from Nora Roberts and J.D. Robb, Roberts' mystery writing alias, in the next year.
These classic chick lit recommendations are similar to Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella.
Here are our suggestions of new books to read that will be released in April 2014.
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.
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.
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.
Jodi Picoult fans should try these authors with similar styles to Picoult.
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.
Stephenie Meyer's first book was Twilight. Since then, Meyer has published several other books. Find a complete list of her writing here.
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.
Wonder by R.J. Palacio is a children's book with enough meat for adult book clubs to enjoy.
Find out when the latest Mary Higgins Clark thriller will be released here.
These May 2014 book releases are titles that are worth considering for reading over a long holiday weekend.
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.
This is a calendar of new book releases for 2013 organized by month.
Looking for an inspirational book? These inpirational books are true stories that will keep you reading.
What were people reading in the 2000s? Here are the 10 books that dominated the bestsellers lists from 2000-2009.
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.
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.
Janet Evanovich releases several new books every year. Find out the dates of the newest and upcoming book releases.
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.
A selection of books that are scheduled to be released in March 2014 and are receiving attention.
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.
These books are classified as young adult but have such good stories that adults won't want to miss them either.
Use these book club discussion questions to think about The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.
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.
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.
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.
Want to read some of the best novels containing love stories from the past decade? Here are some recommendations.
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.
There is nothing quite like the horror of Stephen King. Here is a complete list of new and upcoming Stephen King book releases.
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.
This book review of The Road by Cormac McCarthy explores why the novel has gained so much acclaim and whether it is worth reading.
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.
Find out what new releases to expect from bestselling author Dan Brown in the coming year.
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.
This is a complete list of John Grisham movies, mostly based on his books but also including an original screenplay.
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.
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.
These questions will help you work through And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini.
Use these book club discussion questions to probe Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.
These ideas will help you start, maintain and lead a book club.
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.
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.
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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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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green is a young adult book about a teen with cancer that adults would enjoy as well.
'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.
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.
Christian book clubs can use these recommendations to choose fiction or nonfiction books that will promote stimulating discussions about the Christian faith.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Here are our 10 favorite book releases from 2013.
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These questions are ready for book clubs to use in their discussions on The Interestings.
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.
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.
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.
These book club discussion questions on The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern allow you to enter deeper into the magic of the novel.
The Confession by John Grisham is a thriller that delves into an issue important to the author, the death penalty.
This is a list of some of the biggest new book releases for February 2014.
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 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.
These questions can help book clubs work through The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman.
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown has swept the world. Is this bestseller worth your time? Find out here.
'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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Cutting for Stone is Abraham Verghese's debut novel about two boys growing up in a mission hospital in Ethiopia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena is a great book for reading groups that want to learn more about the Russian-Chechen conflict.
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.
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.
Sophie Kinsella is a pseudonym used by Madeleine Wickham to write chick lit. Although Wickham has published
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.
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.
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.
Cross by James Patterson is the next book in Patterson's successful Alex Cross detective series. In Cross
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.
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown is Brown's third Robert Langdon thriller. It takes place in Washington, D.C. and deals with Freemasonry.
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.
'Eat, Pray, Love' is Elizabeth Gilbert's memoir of her year traveling to Italy, India and Indonesia in pursuit of pleasure, devotion and balance.
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.
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.
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.
Janet Evanovich is the bestselling author of more than 45 books. Find out more about her life and background in this bio.
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.
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.
Find out the latest Stephenie Meyer books and what book Stephenie Meyer will be releasing soon.
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 Devil in the White City by Erik Larson is a true story about the Chicago World's Fair.
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn is a mystery about a wife's disappearance.
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
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.
Use these book club discussion questions on Room by Emma Donoghue to explore Donoghue's unique book told from a child's perspective.
'Three Cups of Tea' by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin is the alleged story of Mortenson's work building schools in remote villages in Pakistan.
Find out what the first new book releases of 2014 will be in this calendar for January.
In 'The House at Riverton' by Kate Morton, a former English servant who worked for a prominent family at the beginning of the nineteenth century remembers her relationship with the family and secrets about a suicide that she has carried for 70-something years.
One Day by David Nicholls takes on the nature of male-female friendship, love, and career in the post-college years. Set across England in the 1980s and 90s, One Day is a tale of two unlikely friends that is told one day at a time, on the same day each year.
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.
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.
One Second After is a riveting and chilling tale of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack on the United States. It is a thrilling page turner, but is also so much more. The danger it illustrates is so great and so real that leaders in our government are now reading this book. Let's hope they take it seriously.
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.
The Double Bind is a story about a young woman working at homeless shelter who becomes fascinated with photographs taken by one of her clients, photos that suggest he might be tied to her own past in mysterious ways. Chris Bohjalian’s novel is plotted like a mystery but is written like the best literary fiction.
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.