I love to read, and my book club brings me joy. But not all book clubs work. Are you stuck in a book club with no traction? Would you like to start your own book club?
You don’t have to be a great reader or have a Master’s degree in English to start a book club. Starting one is a great way to get yourself to read more and enjoy what you’re reading by discussing it with others. A monthly book club is a nice way to get together with friends you’d like to see more often. Plus, it will demonstrate to your kids that reading is a lifelong joy.
So if it’s been a while since you read anything with more words than The Cat in the Hat, you might want to dig into something meatier — with a book club to talk you through it…literally.
Pick People You Like
Book Club is an excuse to get together with friends. I like to talk about books with funny, nice, interesting people. Go ahead and choose what you like, but funny, nice, and interesting friends are a great place to start. It's fun to talk about books with people who see things your way, but everyone in your book club doesn't always have to agree. That's part of the fun! Get a diverse group together and see where the discussion goes.
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