Barnes And Noble Launches A Nationwide Book Club

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Barnes And Noble Launches Nationwide Book Club

Book retailer Barnes & Noble has announced a new initiative to keep customers coming to the brick and mortar bookstore.

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Barnes And Noble Launches Nationwide Book Club

The Barnes & Noble Book Club has launched in all store locations, hoping to bring customers to the store, as it has become increasingly difficult in the time of Amazon prime. The company has had to lay off workers due to declining sales.

In addition to hosting free book clubs with free food and the like, signed copies of the book club novel will be available as well. Barnes & Noble hopes to keep a community atmosphere with this new launch.

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Book Club Book

The first book to grace the club is The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer. Pre order here

"Charming and wise, knowing and witty, Meg Wolitzer delivers a novel about power and influence, ego and loyalty, womanhood and ambition. At its heart, The Female Persuasion is about the flame we all believe is flickering inside of us, waiting to be seen and fanned by the right person at the right time. It's a story about the people who guide and the people who follow (and how those roles evolve over time), and the desire within all of us to be pulled into the light".

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Click to see what our Editor's at Women.com are reading now...

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Angie, Brand Editor & Politics Writer:

"If you’re a fan of Neil deGrasse Tyson or have any interest in space science, "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" is a quick, funny, and entertaining read with tons of interesting facts about the universe. You don’t have to be a scientist to fall in love with science".

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Hope, Head of Video:

"I'm reading Mystic River by Dennis Lehane right now because it apparently helped inspire Gillian Flynn to write Sharp Objects. So far it's intriguing and builds a good foundation for the characters. It reminds me a lot of "The Body" by Stephen King, but darker. Before that I was reading "I'm Thinking Of Ending Things" which was absolutely amazing and I recommend it fully -- apparently they're making it into a Netflix movie so people should read it before that happens".

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Juliette, Managing Quiz Editor:

"I'm reading "Different Seasons" by Stephen King. I loved this book because it’s four short stories in one. Three of them were made into major movies. The stories were thought provoking and heartfelt and I found myself thinking about them long after I finished the book".

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Connie Liou, SEO Editor/Social Media Coordinator:

"I’m in the middle of three books, depending on my mood. "The Handmaid’s Tale": Honestly, I watched the show and was hooked immediately. I regret not reading the book beforehand, but I like how it expands my view on the story’s world and the characters themselves. "The Kite Runner": The most heartbreaking and uplifting book I have ever read. Confessions of Georgia Nicolson series: I needed a laugh since reading the other two aren’t exactly funny. It’s comedic relief for my reads. But, I used to read these in middle school, and nothing has made me laugh out loud like the ridiculousness that happens in these books".

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Sophie, Digital Editor:

"Hi, it's me. I need to finish "It's Messy: On Boys, Boobs, and Badass Women" by Amanda de Cadenet. I'm a sucker for messy memoirs and stories about women overcoming insane obstacles. I really enjoyed Cat Marnell's memoir, "How To Murder Your Life". It made me uncomfortable but I couldn't put it down. I went on a trip to the east coast recently and threw my money at a Hudson's Books in the airport and picked up "The Couple Next Door". It felt very "Girl On The Train" so I will definitely need to finish it.

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