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Choosing a Book Club Book

How do you choose a book for your book club?

This is not an easy question.  I've heard of book clubs where each person takes a turn at choosing a book.  We usually try to choose as a group.  The majority of us use the library so number of books available there is always a consideration.

We've read many different book lists.  Best of 2013.  It works best to go back at least a year so they aren't as popular at the library.

We've ranged from picking based on the month we would discuss.  We read Obama's book for Black History Month.  A book based in Cuba for Hispanic Heritage Month.  We'll do light and fluffy in the summer for a summer read.

My go to is always historical fiction.  We read a few of those.

We're all over the place, which makes since because we are a diverse group of girls and we like different types of books.

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