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S I M O N   &   S C H U S T E R


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NEW YORK, January 25-As part of its ongoing initiative to serve the needs of the widest range of readers, Simon & Schuster is pleased to announce the launch of a new, dedicated Reading Group Resources page on its website,

 "Our new Reading Group Resources page is a one-stop shop for everything a book group might need," said Wendy Sheanin, Director, Adult Marketing. "It is packed with information that can help readers get the most out of their book group activities, including, book club recommendations, valuable tips and information, and more."

Some of the new and exciting features on the Reading Group Resources page include:


•·        Highlighted authors and book group picks

•·        The ability to browse reading group guides by subject and author

•·        The inside story behind how some of the favorite book club titles came to be

•·        Exclusive trailers and videos

•·        Tips for book club leaders on how to start their own groups and facilitate discussions

•·        Sample reading group discussion questions

•·        Message board discussions for visitors wanting to discuss books online

•·        The Simon & Schuster Book Club Newsletter


The Reading Group Resources page also features the Simon & Schuster Twitter feed. Using the #bookclub, Simon & Schuster Twitter will host Book Group Wednesdays every week, which will include specific questions designed to facilitate a tweeting book group discussion. Book Group Wednesdays will kick off with Jeannette Walls's Half Broke Horses on Wednesday, January 26th and follow-up with a live Twitter chat with Chris Cleave, author of Incendiary and Little Bee, on February 16th.

To find out more about the Reading Group Resources page, visit



Vanessa Velez

Corporate Communications



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