BJ’s Book Club

Welcome to BJ’s Book Club!

The materials you’ll find here — useful summaries, thought-provoking discussion questions and exclusive author interviews — help you get the story behind the stories, and allow you to delve deeper into the featured books, whether you’re reading them on your own or discussing them with friends.

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Each month, BJ’s will select a Spotlight book — an intriguing, well-written read that we think deserves your attention. Check out our latest Spotlight picks below.

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  • SPOTLIGHT: The Fortune Hunter Book Summary

    The New York Times bestselling author of The American Heiress rewards fans with another historical tour de force, this time giving us a behind-the-scenes look at the life of Elizabeth, nineteenth century Empress of Austria.

  • About the Author

    Americans know Daisy Goodwin because of her international bestseller, The American Heiress. But that’s not what she’s known for in her native England. Learn more about this multitalented author.

  • An Interview with the Author

    Daisy Goodwin reveals the inspiration for her new historical novel, dishes about which character she likes best and confesses that sometimes even bestselling authors struggle to finish a manuscript.

  • Questions for Discussion

    Use these questions to help you dig a little deeper so your group can start getting to the heart of Goodwin’s historical blockbuster.

  • SPOTLIGHT: Little Mercies Book Review & Summary

    Examining the complex tragedy behind one “bad mother” headline, bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf’s tale of one mother’s fall and redemption eschews snap judgments in favor of empathy and understanding. By the last page, you’ll find yourself saying, “It could happen to me.”

  • About the Author

    Learn more about the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Weight of Silence and These Things Hidden.

  • An Interview with the Author

    The popular author reveals where she got idea for her latest novel, the challenges that come with writing about children in the peril and what she learned in the process. Check it out!

  • Questions for Discussion

    Use these questions to peel back the emotional layers of this complex novel with your book group.

  • What's New in Books

    Great reads available at your Club this fall.