Provides full text for more than 3,460 scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
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Link to Oprah' Book Club Archive. Discover titles by year, read summaries, reviews, author biographies and view the online discussion. You may need to join the Oprah Book Club, at no cost, to view all titles.
Based on the book, Reading Group Choices: Selections for Lively Book Discussions, this website offers book suggestions as well as discussion guides. If their website does not have a guide to a title, they give the Internet address (URL) to another site that does. Each guide contains a picture of the book jacket, plot summary, brief biography of the author, and discussion questions.