Book Hype Episode #140: Book Clubs: Join ‘Em or Ditch ‘Em

Jul 05, 2017, 05:22 PM

Book Hype hosts Karen, Kristen, and Brittany break down the perks and pitfalls of book clubs. Plus, they discuss the latest book news.

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What we’re reading: –Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling -“Dagon” by H.P. Lovecraft –The Impossible Vastness of Us by Samantha Young –Roar by Cora Carmack –UNSUB by Meg Gardiner –The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman

Deal of the Day: –His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman –Rule: A Marked Man Novel by Jay Crownover

Book Bites: -Who is your auto-buy author? Brittany: Sarah Dessen, Neil Gaiman, Don DeLillo, Philip Pullman, Brittany Cavallaro Karen: Rick Riordan, Lauren Layne, Alexandra Bracken, Chris Colfer Kristen: Cora Carmack, Kylie Scott, Lauren Layne, Sarina Bowen, Mariana Zapata

Book Clubs: Join ’em or Ditch ’em -Oprah wields a ton of power over the book world; is that a good thing? -Some history about when things go wrong with recommendations -Do we like book clubs? -What about book clubs make them work? -How many Oprah books have you read? -Emma Watson has a very specific book club; is that better? -Our book club gets revived LIVE ON AIR! -Pick up Roar by Cora Carmack and read by the end of July!

Book News: –Origin by Dan Brown sends Robert Langdon on another adventure –Holly Black has some adaptation news –Maureen Johnson‘s new series has Brittany skeptical about an older one –A new romance convention from Jennifer Armentrout

What’s Next: -Pick up Roar by Cora Carmack and read by the end of July! -Please get into contact with us if there are any book/adaptation/author-related episodes you would like to hear!