(If you are in Adelaide, female, read crime fiction, and looking for a book group to join, contact me by email, and I'll give you details).
In one form or another, with considerable variation of membership, we have been meeting for 20 years. Just recently we went to see the preview of The Girl Who Played with Fire after I won tickets to take them to it.
Generally we choose a book to read - we have a roster - and then we discuss it next time we meet. Our discussions aren't terribly in depth, we generally either like it or we don't, we bring books to hand on to others, and we give tips about good things we've read recently.
Tomorrow we are each going to talk about something we've read recently and I'm going to talk about BLACKLANDS by Belinda Bauer, and A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO DIE by Malla Nunn and hand on my copy of SILK CHASER by Peter Klein.
However there is another sort of book group you can join if you want to discuss books, an online one.
Here are some Yahoo ones that I belong to:
- a venue for testing your ideas out
- a chance to discuss books with people
- multitudes of suggestions about what to read/buy next
- companionship on your reading journey