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How a Reading Group Can Help a Writer

Love BookYou love a book, relate to the characters, and the book discussion was lively! You tell your friends, family, and sometimes, strangers in the grocery line -- a word-of-mouth campaign!

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Conversation and Tea with Adriana Trigiani

Tea with The Adriana -- what fun! Adriana Trigiani is just like her books -- fun, interesting, passionate, and real.

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First Author Post! Barbara Delinsky

I'm so thrilled to have Barbara Delinsky, a reading group favorite author, as the first author to write a guest post for On the Bookcase!

Barbara has been in a book group for 23 years and Barbara's novels have great themes and interesting conflicts that are perfect for creating a lively conversation for reading groups.

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Monday! Author Post and What are you Reading?

Next week, a bestselling author has agreed to write the first ever guest post for ON THE BOOKCASE! Very Excited. I'll give you some hints every day to see if you can guess the author. The first person who guessing correctly will win a copy of the author's upcoming  book. Please share your guess in comments and feel free to share in your blog, FB, and Twitter. I'll announce the winner next week.

Author is a favorite reading-group author who creates real and challenging issues for a lively book discussion.

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Chris Bohjalian's Secrets of Eden

Publishers Weekly's starred review of Chris Bohjalian's Secrets of Eden (February 2010):

"Bohjalian (Law of Similars) has built a reputation on his rich characters and immersing readers in diverse s

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Strout's Emotionism in Fiction

I found this post online -- a review of Olive Kitteridge, Elizabeth Strout"s novel, by Rebecca Wells Jopling

Jopling expresses the incredible way Strout using emotion to develop and portray her characters.

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Anne Tyler's New Book

Anne Tyler's new novel is coming out in January! This is her eighteenth.

Noah's Compass is a story about Liam Pennywell, a schoolteacher, who is forced to retire at sixty-one and has to come to terms with the final phase of his life.

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