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The Northeastern Readers' Advisory Round Table studies READALIKES: Author

(Note: All NE M RA RT discussions will be Virtual Zoom meetings sponsored by a member library. Members will recieve a link to sign-up via our Google Group, anyone else who is interested should email Leane at rapotential@gmail.com)

Our current topic is Readalikes from a variety of perspectives. We begin with Author (5/28/24) in May, and then continue for a year with Mood (9/24/24), Title (11/26/24), Style (1/28/25), and finish our study year with Sure Bets (3/25/25).

For the Author Readalike benchmark, everyone reads Emily Henry’s Beach Reads (2020). In addition to reading the Benchmark, come to the discussion with at least one to three authors/titles that you feel are a good Readalike for Emily Henry, and be prepared to explain why based on Appeal.

Please note that your Choice title in this Author Readalike assignment departs from previous Choice assignments: Please choose one or more titles from an Author from either the suggested list on our blog, or one that you choose yourself. Provide at least one to three Readalikes for that Author based on the Appeal of the book you read as well as write a brief review on our blog under Submit Choice Titles.

See NE RA RT BLOG for more information and list of Resources.

Meeting every other month, the NE RA RT reads from one genre ot topic--and then discusses the appeal of that genre with each other emphasizing the building of a skill set of appeal categories and familiarity of genre/topic particulars. We cover a different genre/topic every meeting, allowing each of the participants to be introduced to the discipline of reading for appeal, as well as an initiation to broad genre categories. Everyone participating will be able to share analysis of titles and authors in unfamiliar genres that will stretch their capacity as readers' advisors.  The discussion leader is Leane Ellis (rapotential@gmail.com).

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
9:45am - 12:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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Registration is required. There are 18 seats available. Waiting list may be available if full.

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Leane Ellis

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