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Must-Watch Clips: Sandra Cisneros on Martita, I Remember You

Must-Watch Clips: Sandra Cisneros on Martita, I Remember You

In Sandra Cisneros’s Martita, I Remember You, a long-forgotten letter sets off a charged encounter with the past in a beautiful tribute to the life-changing power of youthful friendship. This …

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Send for Me Book Club Kit

Send for Me Book Club Kit

Lauren Fox’s novel Send For Me is a beautiful work of historical fiction that moves between Germany on the eve of World War II and present-day Wisconsin, unspooling a thread of …

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An Inside Look at Beautiful Country Author Qian Julie Wang’s Bookish Wedding

An Inside Look at Beautiful Country Author Qian Julie Wang’s Bookish Wedding

Here at the Reading Group Center, we are self-proclaimed book nerds, so you can only imagine our glee when we found out that debut author Qian Julie Wang had a …

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Transcendent Kingdom Book Club Kit

Transcendent Kingdom Book Club Kit

Here at the Reading Group Center we like to use “back to school” season as an excuse to stock up on great reads. And what better selection for your next …

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Experience Colson Whitehead’s New York Through 4 Unforgettable Books

Experience Colson Whitehead’s New York Through 4 Unforgettable Books

We can’t believe it’s almost September! If you’re in need of an end-of-summer trip as much as we are, you can experience New York through some of our favorite books …

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Words of Wisdom from Billie Jean King

Words of Wisdom from Billie Jean King

From her groundbreaking career in tennis to her ongoing advocacy for equal rights for all, the impact of Billie Jean King’s career ripples throughout business, activism, sports, sexuality, love, and …

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Recipe by the Book: Indulge in Summer with Melissa Weller’s Lattice-Topped Peach Pie and The Coldest Case

Recipe by the Book: Indulge in Summer with Melissa Weller’s Lattice-Topped Peach Pie and The Coldest Case

In the countryside of France’s Dordogne region, Bruno, Chief of Police tracks down clues, crimes, and delicious food and wine. He never misses a chance to indulge in the fresh …

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The Perfume Thief Book Club Kit

The Perfume Thief Book Club Kit

“A superb novel, enchanting and brutal in equal measure. This is historical fiction at its finest, vivid and beautifully rendered; and yet in their longing for a lost world, Schaffert’s …

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An Exclusive Q&A with Charlotte Carter, author of Rhode Island Red

An Exclusive Q&A with Charlotte Carter, author of Rhode Island Red

Originally published in the 1990s, Rhode Island Red by Charlotte Carter is a pioneering work of detective fiction. Along with being a delightful and subversive take on the noir genre, …

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Read an Exclusive Excerpt from Dolly Alderton’s Ghosts

Read an Exclusive Excerpt from Dolly Alderton’s Ghosts

Already an international bestseller, Dolly Alderton’s debut novel Ghosts lands in the US this August to much excitement. This smart, sexy, laugh-out-loud romantic comedy about ex-boyfriends, imperfect parents, friends with …

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