The Rise of the Short Story – Lori at The Next Best Book Club Blog

Welcome to The Rise of the Short Story:  a series dedicated to exploring the short story  and its current renaissance.  To that end – all during the month of February some of my favorite bloggers and podcasters will stop by to tell us why they love (or hate) short stories, why they think they’re back into vogue and to (of course!) recommend some of their … Continue reading The Rise of the Short Story – Lori at The Next Best Book Club Blog

Do you, uh, Goodread(s)?

Like a lot of people, I’m on Goodreads.  And thanks to Goodreads I’ve learned some unexpected things about myself. For example:  I’m a biblio-polygamist.  Uh-huh. *Nods sadly* I, too, find it shocking. According to GoodReads (and I have no reason to doubt them) I’m “Currently Reading” seven books.  SEVEN BOOKS!  All at once!  I obviously have commitment issues I wasn’t aware of.  Or A.D.D.  Or … Continue reading Do you, uh, Goodread(s)?


If you follow Lori at TNBBC (The Next Best Book Club) then you’ve already heard the news!  We will be co-hosting an in-person, face-to-face, mano y mano, non-virtual, everyone-in-the-same-room-talking-about-literature book club. Our first meeting is being held at the Moravian Book Shop, located in historic Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on Thursday, September 1st at 6:30 PM. You may have figured out from the HUUGGE picture above – … Continue reading Announcing ONE BOOK, TWO BLOGS