How to Start a Book Club

A few years ago, some close neighborhood friends and I decided to start a book club. We all enjoyed reading and talking about books, but wanted to branch out beyond our light conversations to include more people and in-depth discussions. Since then, “book club night” has become a can’t miss event and something I eagerly look…

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Book to Film Adaptations for April 2017

Start popping that popcorn, book and movie buffs! April 2017 has a couple much-anticipated book to film adaptations launching.  Whether you’re looking for something to read, something to watch, or both, you can’t go wrong with either of these titles. Read these books before they hit the theaters this month: You might also enjoy: 63 Book…

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Take the Book Trivia Challenge Quiz!

  You’re proud of your love of books and it shows. You know random facts about your favorite authors and can reel off the most minute details of the obscure books. You’re the most outspoken person in your book club, and if you don’t visit the library once a week they set out a search party….

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Our Top 20 Favorite Christmas Books

Everyone has favorite Christmas books to enjoy during the holiday season, and we at Books & Chardonnay are no different. The winter holidays are about family, warmth, and festivity. What better way to celebrate all of those things than with some beloved holiday stories? Grab a cozy blanket, pour some hot chocolate and gather ’round…

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18 Intriguing Tales of Post-Apocalyptic Survival

Whether plague, nuclear destruction, acts of nature, or absence of technology, who doesn’t enjoy a good post-apocalyptic survival novel?  There’s nothing like reading about the last people on Earth to keep me up at night – or away from my tasks during the day. A good “end of the world” book has all the elements:  The…

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100 Reasons Everyone Should Read Every Day

  It’s no secret reading is awesome. Through books we can discover new lands, and become completely different people. Through books we broaden our horizons and gain new perspectives on life. Reading stimulates our minds, keeps boredom away, and makes us smarter. If you know someone who doesn’t enjoy reading or can’t see any benefits…

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