Simon & Schuster has a new Facebook fan page to promote books and host book club events. The initiative is called Something to Read About: The S&S Book Club.
In exchange for “liking” the page, readers can access exclusive content such as moderated discussions with “Book-of-the-Month” titles, as well as the opportunity to interact with selected authors. Fans can also check out photos and videos and win free books.
The first S&S Book Club event is for Jaycee Dugard’s memoir A Stolen Life. The virtual event will take place on Wednesday, October 12 from 1-4 pm EST. A Simon & Schuster moderator will lead the discussion, as Dugard is not participating in the discussion.
For publishers and authors interested in hosting their own virtual book clubs, check out our post on How to Host A Video Book Club Visit.