What We're Reading

What Columbus SBC is Reading: August 2019

What Columbus SBC is Reading: August 2019

There are Silent Book Club chapters throughout and US and several around the world, so if you're not in Columbus, OH, find one near you!

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What Columbus Silent Book Club is Reading: July 2019

What Columbus Silent Book Club is Reading: July 2019

Everyone brings their own book and reads together quietly for an hour, then we all nerd out about books afterward.

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What We're Reading in Columbus - June 2019

What We're Reading in Columbus - June 2019

I've picked up several books I loved based on what people were reading and recommended to the group.

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What We're Reading in Columbus - May 2019

What We're Reading in Columbus - May 2019

I've picked up several books I loved based on what people were reading and recommended to the group.

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What We're Reading in Columbus - April 2019

What We're Reading in Columbus - April 2019

The latest dispatch from SBC Columbus! Find out what they're reading this month.

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What's Your Favorite Genre?

What's Your Favorite Genre?

SBC San Diego ponders the question, "What is your favorite genre and what book would you recommend to someone reading it for the first time?"

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What We're Reading in Columbus

What We're Reading in Columbus

At the Columbus, OH chapter of Silent Book Club, everyone brings their own book and reads together quietly for an hour, then we all nerd out about books.

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Women's History Month

Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month and to celebrate, we're highlighting great books written by female authors. 

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What SBC Columbus is Reading

What SBC Columbus is Reading

This guest post comes to us from Mandy Shunnarah-Reed, book blogger, writer, and host of the Columbus, Ohio chapter of Silent Book Club.

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Meet Author Alan Brennert

Meet Author Alan Brennert

Meet author Alan Brennert on his U.S. tour for Daughter of Moloka'i, the long-awaited follow-up to his beloved novel, Moloka'i

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What We're Reading: Columbus, OH

What We're Reading: Columbus, OH

SBC is a great way for everyone to learn about books they might like. I've picked up several books I loved based on what people were reading and recommended to the group.

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Merry Bookmas!

Merry Bookmas!

Books and holidays go hand-in-hand. I'm a big fan of Jolabokaflod, the Icelandic tradition of gifting books on Christmas Eve. Here are my 2018 favorites I'll be gifting this year. 

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It's Ghoulish Book Season

It's Ghoulish Book Season

From classical literature to popular film, the things that go bump in the night provide us with one of our most enduring genres. It wouldn't be Halloween without a good old-fashioned spooky tale.

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To Be a Kid Again

To Be a Kid Again

What are your favorite books written for children but equally enjoyed by adults? Here are recommendations from a bookseller at Longfellow Books in Portland, Maine.

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The Shadowy World of Spy Novels

The Shadowy World of Spy Novels

There’s something for the secret agent in all of us in this roundup of the best spy fiction to keep you on the edge of your seat.

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Read Louder

Read Louder

My favorite aisle in a bookstore is the one stocked with memoirs, biographies, and road journals of bands. Put on a playlist and dive in to these five books on music.

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Getting Graphic

Getting Graphic

Portland, Maine, has a fantastic comic book store in Casablanca Comics. It is a welcoming spot, with staff who are excited to share their enthusiasm for comics and graphic novels.

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Backman is Back!

Backman is Back!

The beloved author of A Man Called Ove is back! In Us Against You, we return to Beartown, a small community devoted to its local hockey team.

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Armchair Historian

Armchair Historian

Do you love reading books about history? Take a look at these recommendations from a bookseller at Green Apple Books in San Francisco.

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April is Poetry Month

April is Poetry Month

To celebrate poetry month in April, we have compiled a list of influential poets whose poems are from different times and intended for different purposes.  

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What to read next?

What to read next?

Whether you're meeting your next read in person or searching Facebook to top off your TBR, we've got you covered. If you liked these books, here's what to read next.

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Read the World – Europe

Read the World – Europe

The literary canon includes many French and Russian classics, but recent works from smaller European countries are fast filling TBR lists around the world.

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Read the World – <br>Asia/Middle East

Read the World –
Asia/Middle East

In this latest installment of Read the World, we set our sights on great works of literature from Asia and the Middle East. 

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Read the World – <br>Americas/Caribbean

Read the World –
Americas/Caribbean

Continue your reading journey around the world with books from the Americas and the Caribbean.

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