book-club-surveyBook clubs can be a defining moment in any author’s career. Fact is, the success of a book can be super-charged if book clubs get hold of it and begin spreading the news. That’s why we call them “influencers” and that’s why we work hard to find and vet them for you.

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Getting Your Novel Into the Hands of Book Clubs

Meet Lynn Bettencourt, who runs a book club in Savannah, Georgia (over 300 members strong!) Lynn will be on a very popular panel at this year’s PubSmart, titled Cultivating Influencers: Reviewers and Book Clubs. and she’s written a great article for PubSmart, from the perspective of a book club moderator. In it, she outlines how to successfully approach book clubs to extend your own reach and popularity. Lynn says, “I recently tossed a couple of polls into my different reader worlds and came back with some surprising results.” Read her insights HERE!

Know of a Live Book Club in Your Area?

Besides the WWW team reaching out regularly to bloggers, Twitterers, indie book stores, readers at book festivals and more, once every few months we circle back to the coolest source – YOU – to ferret out the latest book clubs in cities around the world. Because, the club you know about might also be of value to one of our other emerging authors – and their club may be of value to you!

Please, take answer the few questions below, or make a comment with the book club manager you want us to reach out to, or jot us an email at

With your help, our vetted list of LIVE book clubs in the Winner Circle, now already over 200 live clubs and thousands of readers strong, will offer authors the best chance to expose their work to new readers. And book clubs will have the opportunity to read new work in the genres of their choice, and maybe even influence who the next best-seller will be…

It may be you!

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2 thoughts on “Book Clubs: An Author’s Best Friend

  • February 17, 2014 at 11:26 am

    I’ve met with about 25 book clubs, whether in person, via SKYPE, in a Facebook group, and telephone conference. They have definitely been the buzz starters for my books.

    • February 17, 2014 at 12:14 pm

      Fantastic, James! Tell us about any of ’em in our survey Qs – We definitely have lots more to choose from there too if you’re a member of the Winner Circle… Continued success 🙂

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