Sign Up for Book Group Speed Dating

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Learn about new and upcoming book group titles: a special speed dating session for booksellers, librarians, and book club leaders. Friday, May 29, 1:00-3:00 pm ET.Booksellers are invited to sign up now for’s ninth annual Book Group Speed Dating Event. While the event typically takes place during BookExpo, a virtual version of the event will instead be held on Friday, May 29, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.

Representatives from 25 large, medium, and small publishers will share selections from their publishing houses in a speed-dating format designed to give booksellers, librarians, and book group leaders an inside look at new and upcoming titles that book groups will want to know about and discuss.

E-galleys will be available for select titles from Edelweiss and/or NetGalley. Leave-behinds will be made available in PowerPoint and Excel formats.

Advance signup is required. Attendees will receive non-transferable instructions to access the program the week of the event.

Participating publishers include:

  • And Other Stories
  • Blair
  • Coffee House Press
  • David R. Godine
  • Dundurn Press
  • Europa Editions
  • Forest Avenue Press
  • Grove Atlantic
  • Hachette Book Group
  • Harlequin
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • House of Anansi Press
  • Liveright
  • Random House Publishing Group
  • Scribe
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Soho Press
  • Sourcebooks
  • Tin House
  • Tor Books
  • Turner
  • Unbound
  • William Morrow
  • World Editions
  • W.W. Norton