Saturday, October 1, 2011

Official Start of the October Read-along of Wherever You Go by Joan Leegant

Wherever You Go by Joan LeegantToday marks the official start of the October read-along of Wherever You Go by Joan Leegant, which I’m co-hosting with Carrie at Books and Movies. You can join us at any point during the month: head over to my read-along announcement post to sign up.

Here is the new, value-added schedule (read-along dates stay the same):

October 1: Start of read-along

October 15: Discussion post on chapters 1 to 11 (pages 3 to 126) on Carrie’s blog

October 22: Guest post by author Joan Leegant on this blog

October 29: Discussion post on chapters 12 to 43 (pages 126 to 253) on this blog

October 31: Deadline for submitting questions to Joan Leegant

November 5: Interview with the author on Carrie’s blog (based on questions submitted by participants)

Not sure you want to read this book? Check out these (spoiler-free) reviews:

Among StoriesCaribousmomFor Books’ SakeLife in the ThumbTiny LibraryUnabridged Book Chick

You can also watch Joan Leegant’s videos about the book and her writing process on YouTube:

On developing charactersOn her new novel WHEREVER YOU GOOn her writing routineOn writing about extremismOn writing about a cause-driven lifeOn changing directionOn the writing process

Watching these makes me all the more excited about reading this book!


  1. oh how fun! I hope you enjoy the book. I'm meeting the author on Tuesday at a local book club meeting- can't wait! I'll be interested to see how your group feels about hte book!

  2. I look forward to reading your posts on this because I've already read this one!

  3. I hope you post about your meeting, Marie!

    Staci, I hope you'll chime in on the wrap-up post!

  4. I've just found this post. I have the book too, so hopefully I'll join in the discussion.

  5. Sounds good, Margaret. I'm looking forward to discussing this book with you!