★ Let’s talk about it. Why we discuss books together.

A pleasant risk of inventorying the region's book clubs is getting pulled into them. It's hard to say no. Reading is connection. The 'solitary' act is really a partnership with the author. For a while, you're almost in one mind together. So it's natural then to want to expand that connection to others with others… Continue reading ★ Let’s talk about it. Why we discuss books together.

★ READ LOCAL at the Salem Museum: Saturday, May 20

SAVE THE DATE: The Salem Museum and Historical Society will host readers and area writers on Saturday, May 20, for READ LOCAL: A Celebration of Local Authors. This is the first year for the event which will take place in the museum's galleries. The day will include signings and book sales by two dozen local authors. Watch for more on the event in… Continue reading ★ READ LOCAL at the Salem Museum: Saturday, May 20

★ Get counted in the BOOK CITY Book Club Census

How many active book clubs do we have in the region? We think it would be fun to know. Help us get a count by registering your group with BOOK CITY ★ Roanoke. (Your club can remain a private group, but we'll count your number of readers and list your club below.) Submit a listing and… Continue reading ★ Get counted in the BOOK CITY Book Club Census