April 2010

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Have You Be Fooled? Booking Through Thursday

Booking Through ThursdayQuestions today from Booking Through Thursday

Since it’s April Fool’s Day, I toyed with different ideas of questions for today.

  1. Who’s your favorite “fool” of a character, and why?
  2. What authors have fooled you?
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Elise Blackwell, Author of An Unfinished Score, chats about Book Clubs, Marriage, and Inspiration

An Unfinished ScoreI'm excited to welcome Elise Blackwell, author of An Unfinished Score. In Elise's fourth novel, she tells a story of marriage, music, infidelity, friendship, betrayal, and loss.

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Teaser Tuesday 4/6 The Nobodies Album by Carolyln Parkhurst

Teaser Tuesday hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading

Teaser TuesdaysI just started reading The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurst. Parkhurst wrote The Dogs of Babel and Lost and Found, really great selections for reading groups.

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Listen Up Reading Groups! Giveaway of Audiobooks for June Meeting

June is Audiobook Month! Last chance for your reading group to receive audiobooks for all your members for your June meeting. PLUS an author, narrator, or producer chat!

Audiobooks can enhance your discussion. How well does the narrator "fit" the characters' personas?

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One Book, One Twitter

About a month ago, Jeff Howe, the mind  behind the crowdsourcing phenomenon, announced a new project called “One Book, One Twitter”. The program aims to have the world read a book together and discuss it online.  “One Book, One Twitter,” is a book club for everyone, powered by the Internet. Participants are invited to tweet their thoughts on the yet-to-be-determined title.

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Fiction Reading Group Picks from Quail Ridge Books & Music

I just got back from the Quail Ridge Books & Music in Raleigh, NC. Two Book Club Bashes -- what fun! Nancy Olson, the owner, and her crack staff have two book clubs events discussing their book club picks of the season. Wine and cheese are provided at the night event and coffee and doughnuts at the morning event. At the end of the programs, book clubs members talked abot some of their selections of the past year -- some good and some  not so good. Over 100 reading group members at each program -- got to love that.

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Friday Finds 4/16/2010

What did you discover this week?

Friday Finds

Friday Finds hosted by Miz B at Should Be Reading.

 

My finds this week!

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