Tired of joining book clubs only to end up reading stacks of books that aren't your style?? Think outside the box and join us for something different!

Each month, the group will pick a genre, not a book, for the upcoming month. You find a book in that genre that you want to read, then share that book with the group. Yes, everyone reads something different, but we discuss how our books each fit the genre and members get to hear about other books that they might want to read in the future.

Possible genres: Sci Fi, Travel, Biography, Short Stories, Mystery, Fiction before 1900...the possibilities are endless! This type of book club isn't for everyone, so if you're ready to try something out of the ordinary, join the group and give it a try!

Most gatherings will be in the Maryland/Montgomery County area and will be meeting on Saturdays or Sundays.

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Welcome to Reading Genres!

  • July 20 · 6:45 PM

    EVENT - Revisiting To Kill a Mockingbird - Lecture

    1 Member

    Many of you have heard me talk about an author I was lucky to meet a few years ago, Charles Shields. He is the author of the only authorized biography of Kurt Vonnegut.... Learn more
  • July 12 · 3:00 PM

    Put the Fun in Dysfunctional!

    15 Readers | 5.00

    Choose a work of fiction or non-fiction that deals with a "dysfunctional" family relationship! Is it mother/daughter? Is it the whole family? We all know about them, now... Learn more
  • June 14 · 3:00 PM

    Off White

    9 Readers | 5.00 | 3 Photos

    Read a work of fiction by any non-Caucasian author. Find someone new that you haven't read before! Does their ethnicity play into their work?
  • May 17 · 3:00 PM


    7 Readers | 5.00

    Read a book, short story, play, essay...your choice...as long as it was published 100 or more years ago. Pick something great that was written in 1915 or earlier!
  • May 16 · 10:00 AM

    Gaithersburg Book Festival

    1 Member

    This is an annual event in Olde Town Gaithersburg and it never disappoints! As the date gets closer, we can see if our members want to go and meet up at a place for... Learn more
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