13 Ways Book Lovers Make More Time for Reading

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1991), ANIMATED: CREDIT DISNEY

So many books, so little time? Every reader’s been there. We asked on Facebook and Twitter: How do you make more time for reading? From savvy tips (“Listen to audiobooks while you drive!”) to cheeky suggestions (“Just don’t sleep!”), these are the ways your fellow book lovers fit reading into their busy lives.

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The 24 All-Time Favorite Book Club Picks on Goodreads

book club picks

A successful book club pick must accomplish many things. For starters, it has to be a great read that the busy people in your club will make time to devour. It must also prompt a compelling and passionate conversation. It’s no wonder that picking your book club’s next book can feel like so much pressure. But don’t worry, we’ve done all of the research for you.

In fact, after we looked at the current most popular book club picks on the site, we got even more curious. We wanted to know which books are the all-time most popular book club picks on the Goodreads? We dug into our data to find this list of classics for your next meeting of bookworms, from the most popular pick, The Book Thief, to Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, there’s a book here to please even the most demanding readers.

The Book ThiefThe Hunger GamesAll the Light We Cannot SeeThe HelpThe Fault in Our StarsThe Night CircusThe Girl on the TrainGone GirlThe Light Between OceansThe Handmaid's TaleThe Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksReady Player OneRoomThe MartianTo Kill a MockingbirdMe Before YouDivergentThe Great GatsbyA Man Called OveUnbrokenOrphan TrainMiss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar ChildrenThe Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie SocietyWild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

By Cybil, May 24, 2018, first appearing on Goodreads Blog

 

June Is National AUDIOBOOK MONTH!

Maybe you already love audiobooks; been hooked ever since you got The Lord of the Rings on 13 audio cassette tapes for your birthday in 1987.

Or maybe you’ve just started to notice how many people seem to be listening to audiobooks these days. It may never reach the popularity of good old print (ink or digital), but the number of people that are discovering the convenience and appeal of having a book read to you while you drive/mow the yard/jog/wash the dishes/etc. is growing all the time.

If you’ve been curious but hesitant, there is no time like National Audiobook Month to try out audiobooks for yourself.

To help get you started, below is a list of the best audiobook recommendations for newbies from goodreads.com.

Audiobooks

Interested? Don’t forget to stop by the library to check them out on CD or to download the e-audio version to listen to on your phone or tablet.