Good Books Lately: The One-Stop Resource for Book Groups and Other Greedy Readers

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Macmillan, Mar 16, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 348 pages
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The inside scoop on book groups--from the nation's leading experts!

As book group members across the country have discovered, Ellen Moore and Kira Stevens know everything there is to know about book groups, and then some. The founders of the country's first book group consulting company, in Good Books Lately they dish out fun, stimulating advice based on their own experiences and those of hundreds of book group members on everything from:
* How to start a group---and keep it going
* How to tell a book by its cover (really!)
* How to generate a lively discussion
* Behind-the-scenes anecdotes, dirt, and favorite book lists
* The best and worst book group books
* Book group troubleshooting, no matter what sort of group you belong to
* And much more
If you're looking for new ideas to spice up your book group, wondering how to join an existing group, or hoping to start your own, Good Books Lately will give you the goods to make your book group experience a rousing, rewarding success.

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

This is a good resource book with some very interesting discussion question ideas. But I got bored trying to read it through. I'm glad I own it, though. And have used several of the ideas in my book discussion groups. Read full review

Good books lately: the one-stop resource for book groups and other greedy readers

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This practical resource for starting a book group is very timely, considering the proliferation of book groups over the past seven years. Book groups (or book clubs) have been around for a long ... Read full review

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Ellen Moore and Kira Stevens are the cofounders of Good Books Lately, Inc., and have helped thousands of book groups nationwide. They are finishing their Ph.D.s (on the cultural phenomenon of book groups) and teach English at the University of Denver. They both live in Denver, Colorado.

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