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Resources for Book Clubs

Book Club Reader
Reading group guides and other tools for book clubs can be found on this site from publisher Simon & Schuster.

Book Clubs Resource
Resources for "readers who love to talk about books". This site contains a guide to help "organize, run and moderate a successful book club." Includes links to online book clubs and discussion forums, and sites providing free discussion guides for specific works.

Book Muse
This site from the venerable Powell's Books does require free registration, but provides great resources for book groups. It offers in-depth Muse notes: discussion questions, commentaries, author bios, lists of prizewinning books and tips for book groups.
Looking for your next book club book? This site has lots of recommendations, plus reading guides, author info and a detailed guide on how to start and run a book club.

Canada Reads
The Web site for the popular CBC Radio program. Find out about the contenders, winners past and present, and the panelists. You can also have your say.

Canadian Book Clubs
How to start a book club, and how to join a book club are just a few of the tips you’ll find on this great website.

Oprah's Books
Find Oprah's latest pick, as well as a list of her previous book club choices. There is also information on books profiled, on the show and in the magazine, and a list of Oprah's personal favourites.

Overbooked is "a Web site for ravenous readers". It offers a wealth of annotated booklists on various themes and genres, as well as starred reviews, new and notable books, Web links and suggested reading.

Penguin Reading Guides
Find reading guides, recommended favourites and other resources for book clubs, courtesy of Penguin Group.

Reading Group Choices
A searchable site full of recommendations for book clubs, plus resources for starting and running a group.

Reading Group Guides
On this site you can find reading guides to hundreds of fiction and nonfiction titles, compiled from different sources. A good place to find discussion questions as well as suggestions.