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A Literary Thanksgiving Feast

A Literary Thanksgiving Feast

Here at the Reading Group Center, Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays.  Whether you love spending time with your extended family or gathering together means grinding your teeth and …

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Women in War

Women in War

From nurses struggling to save the lives of wounded soldiers to journalists stationed on the front lines, women have played an important part in wars throughout history. It’s no surprise, …

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Ali Smith’s Winter

Ali Smith’s Winter

We are so excited to celebrate Winter, the second book in Ali Smith’s Seasonal quartet! In the much-anticipated follow-up to Autumn, Smith introduces us to new characters who find themselves …

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NaNoWriMo: Our Favorite Writing Tips from Famous Authors

NaNoWriMo: Our Favorite Writing Tips from Famous Authors

National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) has begun, and the writing fervor is upon us! If you’ve accepted the ambitious challenge of writing a novel this month, we have some tips that should help you along.

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Our Favorite Prolific Authors

Our Favorite Prolific Authors

Today is National Author’s Day, and we’re celebrating by calling out just a few of our favorite prolific authors.

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The Most Complicated (and Often Dysfunctional) Sibling Relationships in Literature

The Most Complicated (and Often Dysfunctional) Sibling Relationships in Literature

Anyone with a brother or sister can tell you that relationships between siblings can get pretty complicated. We’ve compiled a list of just a few of our favorite novels that examine these unique familial bonds.

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These Books Will Keep You Up at Night

These Books Will Keep You Up at Night

We’ve collected a few truly sinister stories that are guaranteed to unsettle you long past bedtime.

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Sweepstakes: Our Favorite Book Club Picks

Sweepstakes: Our Favorite Book Club Picks

Enter for the chance to win a prize pack of our favorite picks for your book club.

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John Banville Continues a Beloved Classic in Mrs. Osmond

John Banville Continues a Beloved Classic in Mrs. Osmond

In Mrs. Osmond, Man Booker Prize–winning author John Banville deliver an audacious sequel to Henry James’ seminal novel, The Portrait of a Lady.

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An Introduction to Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles

An Introduction to Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles

Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles series has entranced readers all over the world since the release of Interview with a Vampire in 1976.

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