We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Neely Kennedy to Reading Group Choices as our new Literary Director! In her new role, Neely will be working with book clubs, authors, booksellers, and publishers to help guide our book selections. She'll use her extensive experience in the book business to provide lots of new ideas and entertaining, thought-provoking material to help make your group's discussions lively and fun. Stay tuned - you'll see the results of Neely's expert guidance soon on the Reading Group Choices website and the On the Bookcase blog.
Like many of you, Neely is a passionate reader and book group member. "I love anything having to do with books," she says. "Fiction has always been my favorite genre. I cherish my time as a reference librarian as well as the years that I spent running my own independent bookstore." To top it off, Neely worked in marketing and promotion at the Naval Institute Press. There, "I was lucky enough to see how a book goes from inspiration to finished title," she adds.
We couldn't be happier to have her with us! Please join us as we welcome Neely.