National Reading Group Month 2010 Great Group Reads

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October is National Reading Group Month (NRGM) and the NRGM 2010 Great Group Reads have been selected.

Great Group ReadsThirteen titles have been picked this year. The selections were based on  their appeal to reading groups -- discussible books that deal with difficult personal choices, cultural and social issues, controversial topics, intriguing characters, interesting plots, and stories that may be revelant to the readers' lives. Also, books which perhaps have flown under the radar of reading groups overwhelmed by the number of new releases each year.

Blame By Michelle Huneven

The Blessings of the Animals by Katrina Kittle

Cheap Cabernet: A Friendship by Cathie Beck

Eternal on the Water by Joseph Monninger

The Girl Who Fell From the Sky byHeidi W. Durrow

Little Bee by Chris Cleve

The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli

Molly Fox's Birthday by Deidre Madden

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

The Queen of Palmyra by Minrose Gwin

Room by Emma Donoghue

Safe from the Sea by Peter Geye

Up from the Blue by Susan Henderson

Get your group on and start the conversation!


National Reading Group Month celebrates shared reading by promoting reading groups. “People are reading less and less for pleasure, yet month in and month out, thousands of groups nationwide gather to discuss the latest and to revisit older titles,” observed Jill Tardiff, chair of the National Reading Group Month, an initiative of the Women's National Book Association.

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Yay! Thanks for posting this list! I loved The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake so I'm so excited to see it on the list. And I have Safe From the Sea in my review pile so now I'm really looking forward to it. Thanks for sharing!