If you looking to try out Literature Circles, this assignment can give you an idea of how they work. Personally, I never did these, but my wife did, so you can download the assignment she created.
Students will work in groups and put together an eight page assignment Full page assignment sheet with A, B, and C rubrics. You also get a sample schedule.
The book choices on the assignment include the following books, but the assignment is not specific to those books only: The Sun Also Rises, Ceremony, Animal Dreams, Native Son,
Bless Me, Ultima, The Chosen, Slaughterhouse Five