Contact Sponsor

Our Sponsors
and Friends


Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction

American Booksellers Assn.

Baker & Taylor

The Booklist Reader


Ingram Content Group

Net Galley

Penguin Random House

Reading Group Choices

Reading Group Guides

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance

Fishergate Graphic Design Services

Conscious Images LLC

Photo Gallery


Signature Event
WNBA-Nashville Proclaims October is National Reading Group Month at The Southern Festival of Books "Breakfast with Authors" at the Nashville Public Library Downtown.

From L to R, seated: Marie Brenner (Author: Apples and Oranges), Kathryn Stockett (Author: The Help), Inman Major (Author: The Millionaires), 2006 WNBA Award recipient Perri Klass (Author: The Mercy Rule), Holly Goddard Jones (Author: Girl Trouble) with program emcee Nina Cardona (Host, Nashville Public Radio WPLN-FM). [Photo courtesy of Ginna Foster]

Chapter Events


WNBA-Boston Celebrates National Reading Group Month at The Library/Hotel 140. From L to R: Katherine Howe (Author: The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane), Lisa Genova (Author: Still Alice), Margot Livesey (The House on Fortune Street) with moderators Vicki Levy Krupp and Judy Gelman (Co-authors: The Book Club Cookbook and The Kids' Book Club Book). [Photo courtesy of Lisa Braxton]


WNBA-Detroit Welcomes Regional Author at the Baldwin Public Library-Birmingham. Standing: Laura Kasischke (Author: In a Perfect World). [Photo courtesy of Annette Haley]

WNBA-Los Angeles

WNBA-Los Angeles Chapter President Kelly Sullivan Walden Takes a Break with Guests at the West Hollywood Book Fair. From L to R, seated: Dori Carter (Author: We Are Rich), Kelly Sullivan Walden (Author: I Had the Strangest Dream), Syrie James (Author: The Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen and The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Brontë); standing: Diana Birchall (Author: Mrs. Darcy's Dilemma). [Photo courtesy of Mark Bennington Photography]


WNBA-New York City Boosts a Terrific Author Line-up at the Mint Theater. From L to R, standing: Event co-moderator Rosalind Reisner (Author: Read On � Life Stories), Julie Metz (Author: Perfection: A Memoir), C.M. Mayo (Author: The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire), Christina Baker Kline (Author: Bird in Hand), Eva Hoffman (Author: Appassionata), Roxana Robinson (Author: Cost), moderator Miriam Tuliao (NYPL). [Photo courtesy of Gerald Reisner]

WNBA-San Francisco

WNBA-San Francisco Chapter President Lynn Henriksen Greets Audience at Book Passage/Corte Madera. From L to R, seated: 2008 WNBA Award recipient Kathi Kamen Goldmark (Author: And My Shoes Keep Walking Back to You), Christopher Gortner (Author: The Last Queen), Tanya Egan Gibson (Author: How to Buy a Love Reading); standing: Lynn Henriksen (aka The Story Woman). [Photo courtesy of Lynn Henriksen]

WNBA-San Francisco

WNBA National President Joan Gelfand Guides the Conversation at the Gathering Hosted by BookShop West Portal. From L to R, standing: Joan Gelfand (Author: A Dreamer's Guide to Cities and Streams); seated: Charlie Haas (Author: The Enthusiast), Meg Waite Clayton (Author: The Wednesday Sisters), Allison Hoover Bartlett (Author: The Man Who Loved Books Too Much), Mary Mackey (Author: The Widow's War). [Photo courtesy of Paula Hendricks]


WNBA-Seattle Packs the House at Third Place Books. From L to R, seated: Jamie Ford (Author: Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet), Garth Stein (Author: The Art of Racing in the Rain), Jim Lynch (Author: Border Songs), Diane Hammond (Author: Hannah's Dream), Stephanie Kallos (Author: Sing Them Home); L, standing: Mary Harris (Co-owner: Parkplace Books); missing: Nancy Pearl (Author: Book Lust Series and Book Crush). [Photo courtesy of Cheryl McKeon]

WNBA-Washington D.C.

WNBA-Washington DC National Reading Group Month Event Features One-on-One Author Chat at Politics & Prose. From L to R, seated: Mark LaFramboise (Trade Book Buyer: P&P), Edward Jones (Author: The Known World), Carla Cohen (Co-owner, P&P). [Photo courtesy of Judy Leaver]

Archive: Photo Gallery 2008 & 2007

Back to Top

National Reading Group Month Featured Books — 2017

National Reading Group Month Signature Event

Endorsements and Accolades

Photo Gallery