December 2021 | TBR

22 of the Best Picks for Book Clubs in 2022

Overhead view of three people sitting outside around a wood table reading. A new year is upon us, and there’s no reason why 2022 can’t be the best, most bookish year yet! If you’re looking to scope out some of the best picks for your book club in 2022 (or maybe you want to start your own book club and are looking for books to excite and inspire), then look no further than these late 2021 and early 2022 releases that will surely be hits among your members!Continue Reading

11 DEAR EDWARD Book Club Questions

Book cover for Dear Edward by Ann Naplitano Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano is a moving, heartbreaking book about tragedy and rebuilding your life after unspeakable loss, inspired by the true story of a young boy who was the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed his entire family. The novel was an instant bestseller, and a Read with Jenna book club pick. If your book club is looking to pick up this novel, then read on for a summary and some Dear Edward book club questions to get your meeting going!Continue Reading

22 New Book Releases We’re Excited for in 2022

Collage of three book covers: Moon Witch Spider King by Marlon James, Cherish Farrah by Bethany Morrow, and Violeta by Isabel Allende It’s a new year, and the best part of that is NEW BOOKS! We are so excited for the plethora of new books releasing in 2022, and while we certainly couldn’t even begin to cover them all, here are 22 of our most anticipated new book releases 2022 has to offer. Just a note that there are going to be more listed for the beginning of the year, as some releases for the end of 2022 haven’t been finalized yet or might not have a ton of info available at this time, but this should get your 2022 wishlist a nice head start!Continue Reading

9 Firekeeper’s Daughter Book Club Questions

Book cover of Firekeeper's Daugher by Angeline Boulley Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley is one of the most buzzed-about book releases of 2021. It was a Reese’s Book Club pick, an instant bestseller, and it had been optioned by the Obamas’ production company in addition to winning a Goodreads Choice Award. It’s no surprise that it’s a popular pick for book clubs of all stripes, so if your group needs some Firekeeper’s Daughter book club questions ahead of your next meeting, we’ve got you covered!Continue Reading

How to Buy Books on the Kindle App

Image of a person reclining outside reading on a Kindle. Amazon and Kindle make it super easy to enjoy the best books around, from old favorites to new discoveries, all in one place while on the go, and pretty much instantaneously. There is, however, one slight snag in their ease of usability that makes it slightly frustrating for customers who are Apple users: You can’t buy ebooks directly on the Kindle app for iOS. The reason for this is that Apple claims a certain percentage of digital purchases made in-app if that app is downloaded from the Apple App Store, up to 30%. That would cut into Amazon’s profits in a big way, so they make it impossible to buy ebooks on the Kindle app. However, there is a workaround! Keep reading to learn how to buy books on the Kindle app, no matter what your device might be!Continue Reading