Spartoo.co.uk ELLIS Clarks ELLIS Spartoo.co.uk EDITH women's Court Shoes in Red 48408e

Spartoo.co.uk ELLIS Clarks ELLIS Spartoo.co.uk EDITH women's Court Shoes in Red 48408e
Bonanza (Global) Handmade Men black formal shoes, Men Spectator formal shoes for men, Mens shoes,

An initiative of the American Library Association

Gentlemen/Ladies:New Balance 996 (WR996SRW):Online Sale,Spartoo.co.uk Jonak XF6073 women's Low Ankle Boots in Black,Bruno Premi Sandals - Women Bruno Premi Sandals online on Canada - 11556516VIAquazzura Purist Metallic Specchio Sandals, Silver,Manuel Barceló Sandals - Women Manuel Barceló Sandals online on Canada - 11539064PR,Spartoo.co.uk Moma SOFTY-ANTILOPE men's Mid Boots in BeigeBirkenstock Unisex Arizona Narrow Fit - Black 051193 Size: 41 EUSpartoo.co.uk Kroc patent leather shoe women's Court Shoes in Blue,Brador Sandals - Women Brador Sandals online on United Kingdom - 11546246FT,Rupert Sanderson Sandals - Women Rupert Sanderson Sandals online on Australia - 11544110LA,Ted Baker Hjenno - Black Leather Size: 10 UKGarrice Sandals - Women Garrice Sandals online on Canada - 11560190OJSpartoo.co.uk CallagHan GLOBE CON CORDON W women's Casual Shoes in Brown,Spartoo.co.uk Nike JUVENATE women's Shoes (Trainers) in BlackBonanza (Global) Handmade Men's black leather button boot, Men fashion style button dress boots,Gentlemen/Ladies:JESSICA WRIGHT ANN: Environmentally friendly,Ruby + Ed POLLY RUBY + ED BALLERINA SLIPPER Size: 9, Colour: PINK,Adidas Originals Adilette W - Sandals - Women Adidas Originals Sandals online on Australia - 11540471IR,Alberto Guardiani Sandals - Women Alberto Guardiani Sandals online on Canada - 11561537PB,Roughneck Mens Tempest S3 Waterproof Hiker Boots Brown Size 9,Valleverde Sandals - Women Valleverde Sandals online on Australia - 11547458TR,Spartoo.co.uk Jim Rickey ZED men's Shoes (Trainers) in Beige,Buy / Sell Women Shoe Hogl Sandals & Flip-flops Black Online Shoes Outlet,Spartoo.co.uk Pikolinos P. VALLARTA 655 women's Shoes (Pumps / Ballerinas) in Brown,EMU MAYBERRY EMU LADIES SHEEPSKIN SLIPPERS Size: 8, Colour: CHARCOAL,Twiggy Sandals - Women Twiggy Sandals online on United Kingdom - 11525588LS,Spartoo.co.uk New Balance WRL420 RC women's Shoes (Trainers) in BlueFred De La Bretoniere Sandals - Women Fred De La Bretoniere Sandals online on Australia - 11529916TL,Spartoo.co.uk Les Tropéziennes par M Belarbi COOL women's High Boots in Brown,Ikaros Sandals - Women Ikaros Sandals online on Canada - 11532510OK,

Spartoo.co.uk ELLIS Clarks ELLIS Spartoo.co.uk EDITH women's Court Shoes in Red 48408e

By Kaite Stover

There's a question I always ask whenever I visit a book club: "What's the best book you've ever discussed?"

This is a surefire way to start a lively discussion, one that always begins with the books the group has enjoyed and inevitably transitions to those they haven't. Eventually, the group will conclude that the best books are those they never would have chosen for themselves. And as soon I hear a member say some variation of "This isn't a book I would have found on my own — I'm so glad I read it," I know I've found a title†I can recommend without hesitation.

After I've read a new title, I task myself with answering the following five questions before I present it as a potential book club selection:

  1. What's this book about? What's it really about? I come up with a quick plot summary that includes the larger issues and themes the story addresses.
  2. Which character changes the most? Why did he or she change, and what did she do to achieve that change?
  3. What motivates this character? Did the author present her motivations in a way a reader can understand?
  4. Does the story's time and place impact the way the characters behave? How does this setting affect their values and beliefs?
  5. How does the book end? Is the ending satisfying? (Note: a satisfying ending is not the same as a happy one.) Did the author leave any loose ends? Did she do so deliberately? What do any lingering questions tell the reader about the characters or the author's intentions?

If—and only if—my answers to these questions confirm a book's suitability for sustained discussion, it goes on the list. But self-reflection and polling book groups aren't the only ways to find titles that will provoke thoughtful conversation. Literary prizes, reading group guides, and web resources are just some of the myriad ways to find a great book. Here are some road-tested places where you can find titles sure to vanquish any future dull discussions.

Websites

In addition to Sarah Jessica Parker's quarterly book club picks, themed lists, and occasional book reviews right here on Book Club Central, check out the websites where librarians who advise book club readers and leaders turn when they need potential titles.

Spartoo.co.uk Mac Douglas ELIANE women's Shoes (Pumps / Ballerinas) in Pink,

Kaite Stover is the Director of Readers Services for Kansas City Public Library. To date, she provides book club support to 60 book groups in the Kansas City area. If you need more, find fun facts here.

Spartoo.co.uk Converse CHUCK TAYLOR ALL STAR women's Shoes (Trainers) in Pink,
Norma J.Baker Sandals - Women Norma J.Baker Sandals online on United Kingdom - 11562547RX,

JOIN THE CLUB!

Sign up to receive Book Club Central reviews, author interviews, and SJP Picks.

SUBSCRIBE!

JOIN THE CLUB!

Sign up to receive Book Club Central reviews, author interviews, and SJP Picks.

SPONSORING PARTNERS

CORPORATE PLATINUM PARTNER