Encouraging Girls to Speak Up, Moms to Listen

Tweet Not long ago a book-club mom wrote in with a question about an issue that came up in one of my book clubs and many others I have heard of. She said a difficulty she had encountered was “when … Continue reading

Great Meeting Ideas for Your Mother-Daughter Book Club

Tweet Thanks to reader Amber A. for writing in about successful activities in her mother-daughter book club. Talking about the book and socializing are always a big part of book club meetings, but other activities can add a whole new … Continue reading

The Pleasure of Reading Kids’ Books as an Adult

Tweet My non-mother-daughter-book-club friends are often surprised when I say I really like reading the same books my daughters do. They’re inclined to think that anything that appeals to kids and teens can’t possibly hold the interest of adults. Nothing … Continue reading

Book Review: Pies and Prejudice by Heather Vogel Frederick

Tweet Fans of Heather Vogel Frederick’s Mother-Daughter Book Club series (I’m one!) are sure to be happy with her latest book, Pies and Prejudice. This year the book club girls are adjusting to high school and reading Jane Austen’s Pride … Continue reading

Losing Book Club Members: How to Respond?

Tweet If your book club meets long enough, you are likely to lose members. My mother-daughter book club recently faced this situation when we lost four of our 10 members in quick succession. Two moved away, and two decided to … Continue reading

Should You Add New Members to Your Book Club?

Tweet There’s an enormous amount of pressure to say yes when someone asks if she can join your mother-daughter book club. The mom or daughter asking may be part of your social circle. She may be someone you really like … Continue reading

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