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"Bookaccino Live: A Lively Talk About Books"

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"Bookaccino Live: A Lively Talk About Books"


 

Upcoming Events

 

Tuesday, June 25th at 8pm ET: For our next "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol will talk to William Kent Krueger about his New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award finalist, THE RIVER WE REMEMBER, which is a Bookreporter.com Bets On pick. Click here to sign up.

If you have a question for Kent, please email it to [email protected] using the subject line “Kent” by June 25th at noon ET. Be sure to also include your name, city and state, and indicate if you’d like to be on camera during the event so you can ask Kent the question yourself, or if you’d prefer Carol to ask it for you. Those who appear on camera will be able to chat with Kent in our virtual green room before the program starts.

Wednesday, July 10th at 2pm ET: Carol will present titles releasing between July 9th and August 6th, along with a few from September, that we would like to get on your radar. Click here to sign up.

 

Past Events

 


2024

 

June 20th: For this year's "Bookaccino Live" Summer Preview evening program, Carol talked about 55 books that are either out now or soon to be released this spring that we think you will enjoy reading over the next few months. Included are fiction; historical fiction; thrillers and mysteries; and memoirs, biographies and other nonfiction. Click here to see a list of the featured titles.

June 12th: Carol talked about 34 books releasing between June 11th and July 2nd, along with 11 from August, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

May 29th: For our fourth "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2024, Carol talked to Ann Napolitano about her New York Times bestseller, HELLO BEAUTIFUL, as well as her 2004 debut novel, WITHIN ARM'S REACH, which is now available in a new paperback edition. Ann also answered questions from two guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

May 8th: Carol talked about 38 books releasing between May 7th and June 4th, along with 14 from July, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

April 24th: For our third "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2024, Carol talked to Kate Morton about her novel, HOMECOMING, which is a Bookreporter.com Bets On pick. Kate also answered questions from four guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

April 10th: Carol talked about 26 books releasing between April 9th and April 30th, along with 12 from the second half of May and 13 from June, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

March 20th: For our first "Bookaccino Live" Spring Preview evening program, Carol talked about 55 books that are either out now or soon to be released this spring that we think you will enjoy reading over the next few months. Included are fiction; historical fiction; thrillers and mysteries; and memoirs, biographies and other nonfiction. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

March 13th: Carol talked about 30 books releasing between March 12th and April 2nd, along with 12 from the first half of May, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

February 28th: For our second "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2024, Carol talked to Shelby Van Pelt about her novel, REMARKABLY BRIGHT CREATURES. Shelby also answered questions from two guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

February 14th: Carol talked about 26 books releasing between February 13th and March 5th, along with 14 from April, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

January 24th: For our first "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2024, Carol talked to Lisa See about her novel, LADY TAN'S CIRCLE OF WOMEN, which is a Bookreporter.com Bets On pick. Lisa also answered questions from two guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

January 10th: Carol talked about 34 books releasing between January 2nd and February 6th, along with 12 from March, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

 


2023

 

December 6th: We brought together eight Bookreporter reviewers, each of whom talked about his or her three favorite books of 2023. Click here to watch the presentation or here to listen to the podcast. You also can see a list of the titles they presented, along with their covers, here.

November 30th: For our last "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2023, Carol talked to Dani Shapiro about her novel, SIGNAL FIRES, a Bookreporter.com Bets On pick that is now available in paperback. Dani also answered questions from three camera-shy readers, as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

November 8th: Carol talked about 26 books releasing between November 7th and the end of the year, along with 18 from January and February, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

October 25th: For our seventh "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2023, Carol talked to Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan about their novel, MAD HONEY, a Bookreporter.com Bets On pick that is now available in paperback. Jodi and Jennifer also answered questions from two readers who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

October 11th: Carol talked about 27 books releasing between October 10th and October 31st, along with 20 from November and December, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

September 27th: For our sixth "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2023, Carol talked to Alice Elliott Dark about her novel, FELLOWSHIP POINT, a Bookreporter.com Bets On pick that is now available in paperback. Alice also answered questions from three readers who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

September 20th: For our first "Bookaccino Live" Fall Preview evening program, Carol talked about 53 books that are either out now or soon to be released this fall that we think you will enjoy reading over the next few months. Included are fiction, historical fiction, thrillers/mysteries, and memoirs/nonfiction. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

September 13th: Carol talked about 27 books releasing between September 12th and October 3rd, along with six from November, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

August 9th: Carol talked about 25 books releasing between August 8th and September 5th, along with 13 from October, that she would like to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

July 12th: Carol talked about 28 books releasing between July 11th and August 1st, along with 11 from September, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

June 28th: For our first "Bookaccino Live" Summer Reading evening program, Carol talked about 50 books that are either out now or soon to be released this summer that we think you will enjoy reading over the next few months. Included are fiction, historical fiction, thrillers/mysteries, and memoirs/nonfiction. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

June 14th: Carol talked about 26 books releasing between June 13th and July 4th, along with 14 from August, that we wanted to get on your radar. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

May 30th: For our fifth "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2023, Carol talked to Laura Dave about her novel, THE LAST THING HE TOLD ME, which is now available in paperback and is a limited series on Apple TV+. Laura also answered questions from three readers who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

May 10th: Carol talked about 33 books releasing between May 9th and June 6th, along with nine from July. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

April 26th: For our fourth "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2023, Carol talked to Kristin Hannah about her novel, THE FOUR WINDS, which is now available in paperback. Kristin also answered questions from nine readers who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

April 12th: Carol talked about 27 books releasing between April 11th and May 2nd, along with 10 from June. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

March 29th: For our third "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2023, Carol talked to Allison Pataki about her novel, THE MAGNIFICENT LIVES OF MARJORIE POST, which is now available in paperback. Allison also answered questions from five readers who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

March 8th: Carol talked about 32 books releasing between March 7th and April 4th, along with nine from May. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

March 1st: For our second "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2023, Carol talked to Fiona Davis about her novel, THE MAGNOLIA PALACE, which is now available in paperback. Fiona also answered questions from a reader who was "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

February 8th: Carol talked about books coming out between February 7th and February 28th, along with a few from March and April. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

January 25th: For our first "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2023, Carol talked to Nita Prose about her debut novel, THE MAID, which is now available in paperback. Nita also answered questions from three guests who were "on stage," as well as from numerous readers who were camera shy and other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

January 11th: Carol talked about books coming out between January 3rd and January 31st, along with a few from February and March. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

 

2022

 

December 6th: We brought together 11 Bookreporter reviewers, each of whom talked about his or her three favorite books of 2022. Click here to watch the presentation and here to listen to the podcast. See a list of the titles they presented here (along with picks from two reviewers who weren't able to attend), and click here for a blog post about the event, where you can find the covers for each of these titles.

November 30th: For our final "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event of 2022, Carol talked to Charmaine Wilkerson about her debut novel, BLACK CAKE, which is now available in paperback. Charmaine also answered questions from three guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

November 9th: Carol talked about books coming out between November 8th and the end of the year, along with a few from January and February. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

October 27th: For our 12th "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Joyce Maynard about her novel, COUNT THE WAYS, which is now available in paperback. Joyce also answered questions from two guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

October 12th: Carol talked about books coming out between October 11th and November 1st, along with a few from December. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

September 29th: For our 11th "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray about their novel, THE PERSONAL LIBRARIAN, which is now available in paperback. Marie and Victoria also answered questions from five guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

September 14th: Carol talked about books coming out between September 13th and October 4th, along with 11 from November. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

August 10th: Carol talked about books coming out between August 9th and September 6th, along with eight from October. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

July 13th: Carol talked about books coming out between July 12th and August 2nd, along with eight from September. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

June 15th: Carol talked about books coming out between June 14th and July 5th, along with eight from August. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

May 25th: For our 10th "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Janet Skeslien Charles about her novel, THE PARIS LIBRARY, which is now available in paperback. Janet also answered questions from four guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

May 11th: Carol talked about books coming out between May 10th and June 7th, along with eight from July. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

April 20th: For our ninth "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Miranda Cowley Heller about her debut novel, THE PAPER PALACE, which is now available in paperback. Miranda also answered questions from three guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

April 13th: Carol talked about books coming out between April 12th and May 3rd, along with eight from June. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

March 23rd: For our eighth "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Lisa See about her first book, ON GOLD MOUNTAIN, which will be performed as an opera in May at The Huntington in San Marino, CA. Lisa also answered questions from one of our "on stage" guests, as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

March 9th: Carol talked about books coming out between March 8th and April 5th, along with eight from May. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

February 23rd: For our seventh "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Lisa Scottoline about her first historical novel, ETERNAL, which is now in paperback. Lisa also answered questions from four guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

February 9th: Carol talked about books coming out between February 8th and March 1st, along with eight from April. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

January 12th: Carol talked about books coming out between January 4th and February 1st, along with seven from March. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

 

2021

 

December 8th: As part of Bookreporter's 25th anniversary celebration, we brought together 10 of our longtime reviewers, each of whom talked about his or her three favorite books of 2021. Click here to watch the presentation and here to listen to the podcast. See a list of the titles they presented here, and click here for a blog post about the event where we include picks from Jana Siciliano, who was to be our 11th reviewer guest but was unable to join us due to illness.

November 16th: For our sixth "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Jim DeFede about THE DAY THE WORLD CAME TO TOWN: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland. Jim also answered questions from two guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

November 10th: Carol talked about books coming out from November 9th through the end of the year, along with a 15 from January and February. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

October 13th: Carol talked about books coming out between October 12th and November 2nd, along with a couple from December. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

September 15th: Carol talked about books coming out between September 14th and October 5th, along with nine from November. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

August 11th: Carol talked about books coming out between August 10th and September 7th, along with nine from October. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

July 14th: Carol talked about books coming out between July 13th and August 3rd, along with nine from September. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

June 24th: For our fifth "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Julie Clark about THE LAST FLIGHT. Julie also answered questions from two guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

June 9th: Carol talked about books coming out between June 8th and July 6th, along with 10 from August. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

May 20th: For our fourth "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Robert Kolker about HIDDEN VALLEY ROAD: Inside the Mind of an American Family. Robert also answered questions from three guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

May 12th: Carol talked about books coming out between May 11th and June 1st, along with seven from July. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

April 22nd: For our third "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Kim Michele Richardson about THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK. Kim Michele also answered questions from four guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

April 14th: Carol talked about books coming out between April 13th and May 14th, along with seven from May. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

March 10th: Carol talked about books coming out between March 9th and April 6th, along with 10 from May. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

February 10th: Carol talked about books coming out between February 9th and March 2nd, along with six from April. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

January 21st: For our second "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to William Kent Krueger about THIS TENDER LAND. Kent also answered questions from four guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

January 13th: Carol talked about books coming out between January 12th and February 2nd, along with seven from March. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

 

2020

 

November 19th: For our first "Bookaccino Live" Book Group event, Carol talked to Jeanine Cummins about AMERICAN DIRT. Jeanine also answered questions from eight guests who were "on stage," as well as from other members of the audience. Click here to watch the event and here to listen to the podcast.

November 11th: Carol talked about books coming out between November 10th and January 5th, along with four from February. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

October 14th: Carol talked about books coming out between October 13th and November 3rd, along with five from December. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

September 16th: Carol talked books coming out between September 15th and October 6th, along with five from November. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

August 27th: We celebrated Bookreporter's 24th anniversary with nine longtime reviewers of ours, each of whom talked about their favorite summer reads. Click here to watch the presentation and here to listen to the podcast. See a list of the featured titles here.

August 12th: Carol talked about 26 books releasing between mid-August and early September, as well as five coming in October. Click here to watch the presentation and here to see a list of the featured titles.

July 15th: For our first live virtual event, Carol talked about 26 books that were published from late June through early August and took a look at five big September titles. Click here to see a list of the featured titles.