Whether youre looking for a second dose of english class, or a catchup sesh with a dash of literature, you should meet with others who share the same vision for the book club. The invention of wings by sue monk kidd, orphan train by christina baker kline, the goldfinch by donna tartt, the r. Best books of 2015 what to read at book club 2015 marie claire. I thought girl on the train was overrated but i do think it would make a fantastic discussion. This years edition of the concierge is dedicated to the memory of longtime npr book critic alan cheuse produced by nicole cohen, rose friedman, petra mayer and beth novey designed by annette elizabeth allen, david eads, becky lettenberger and wes lindamood published dec. This standalone addresses the idea that good and evil isnt always black and white. Coates obliterates the idea of the american dream and forcefully makes us confront race with searing clarity, his writing vivid and arresting. If you are starting a book club yourself, you may need some ideas for creating a fun group that people will come back to time after time. You want to make sure youre going to have a good time with your book club members. It may be hard to connect with everyone in your life right nowand those forced zoom hangouts are sure to be wearing on youbut the above is a recipe for a chat that will actually be worth having. A story of wealth, ambition, and survival by peter stark hardcover mar 2014. It may, however, need a second readthrough once you are finished. Looking for the perfect books for your book club to read in 2015. Not much happens in the beginning of the story, but i was so busy reveling in.
My wife joined a book club this year, which has improved my reading no end. Nprs book concierge our guide to 2015s great reads. While i spent most of the year deep in books from 2015, some of my. Book club 2014 2015 books meet your next favorite book. Its perfect for a book club because people will take different things away from it, and im sure that will lead to great conversations. In mondays book club 101 post, we talked about how a fabulous book club discussion starts with the right bookand it takes more than a great book to make a great book club novel to gather this list of 40 book club favorites, i polled you on the mmd facebook page, asked you on twitter, and combed through your suggestions here. These book club ideas will make you the best host ever. Successful groups select good books, have interesting discussions, and foster community. John jacob astor and thomas jeffersons lost pacific empire. Im thrilled that i did because it ended up being one of the best books i read in 2015. See more ideas about books to read, good books and book club books. This list of book club books has nonfiction, chicklit, young adult and middle grade titles, history books and parenting books.1580 202 1385 833 1005 1613 489 967 420 949 659 734 359 325 780 88 399 923 1571 1125 171 1208 254 451 48 1041 402 32 536 1294