Choosing a book for your book club can be a challenge.
You want to pick a book that is new and fresh — one members haven’t already read.
You also want the story to be engaging enough that everyone will finish it before the next meeting.
Finally, you need a book that is rich and complex enough to allow for interpretation and to stimulate debate.
This might take the pressure off:
12 excellent female book bloggers have each contributed a recommendation to the list, and each explains why her selection is a perfect fit for a book club discussion.
The expert recommendations include “The Day the Falls Stood Still” by Cathy Marie Buchanan — the story of a family unravelling amidst their son’s heroin addition, “Cost” by Roxana Robinson — which intertwines the history of Niagra Falls with an epic love story, and “Zeitoun” by Dave Eggers — a narrative nonfiction account of one family’s experience in the aftermath Hurricane Katrina.
Click here to read more recommendations from the experts.