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La Famiglia

Stanley Ely | Posted 12.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Stanley Ely

What I've found curious about families is that the need does not vanish when an actual family does.

Reading to Feed the Soul

Cindy Tansin | Posted 07.30.2014 | Books
Cindy Tansin

Wouldn't you rather be climbing Mt. Everest or fighting off a rogue wave or falling in love with a time traveler? And what better to beat rush hour traffic than a great audio book?

Meet The Author Who's Giving A Whole New Twist To Book Clubs

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.06.2014 | Fifty

My husband calls it "the wine club" but my book club really does force me to read books I might otherwise have overlooked. Yes, book clubs offer a cha...

The Latest Publishing Wisdom: Authors Need to Shop Themselves 'Til They Drop

Lev Raphael | Posted 03.13.2014 | Books
Lev Raphael

I've been publishing books since 1990 in many genres with different publishers and have seen wave after wave of answers to the question "What will sell this book?"

Book Group B.S.

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Lev Raphael

It got worse: The day after I was mugged, he emailed me negative comments he claimed the group made about the book after I left. Apparently the people who really disliked the book were too intimidated by my presence to say so -- at least that's what he reported.

Five Reasons To Join A Book Club

Delia Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Delia Lloyd

As a reformed book club snob, let me offer five reasons that I think it's a good idea to join a book club.

No Time to Read? Go Short

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

There is a solution to the time crunch: the beauty and brevity of a short story. For those with circumscribed time, short stories deliver, and deliver big time.

The Bible In 90 Days: Can A Book Club Do It?

Detroit Free Press | Niraj Warikoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Every Wednesday evening at Kirk in the Hills church in Bloomfield Hills, worshipers gather to discuss the world's most popular book: the Bible. And th...

Authors Gortner, Kamen Goldmark and Egan Gibson Bring WNBA Reading Group Month Celebration to Life

C.W. Gortner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
C.W. Gortner

What do a Spanish renaissance princess, a book-phobic overweight girl and a vegetarian child desperate for artificial sweeteners have in common? You'd think, not much!

Get Famous Fast

Denise Brodey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Denise Brodey

You can mourn the death of publishing or you can start bushwhacking a new book trail. These women certainly have.

12 Months of Great Reads

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Kenneth C. Davis

Here are my twelve: Each book celebrates the birth month of an author, a holiday or some other event connected to that month.

Women's National Book Association to Launch Reading Group Month

Joan Gelfand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Joan Gelfand

About a year ago, I caught book group fever. An avid reader, I had never been part of a book group. I listened wistfully to friends' recounting of lively conversations, envying the breadth of titles discussed by readers.

The Secret Lives of Women and their Book Groups

Joanne Rendell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanne Rendell

A book group offers so much more than just reading -- especially to women. They offer an escape from families, demanding kids, the laundry, and the drone of a ball game.