5 Easy Steps To Create the Perfect Online Summer Book Club
Share the joys of reading summer romance with your friends by creating your very own summer book club! While this may sound intimidating at first, it’s actually an easy and fun way to keep in touch with friends and share your love of reading all at the same time.
Pick Your Platform
Before you pick your first book, decide how your group is going to discuss what you’re reading. There are plenty of video chat options out there, so make sure you work out which ones work best for your group ahead of time so you aren’t all scrambling to download new apps the day of your first meeting!
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How Often Are You Meeting?
Everyone’s schedules and reading speeds are different, so make sure you come up with a time that works well for everyone! Once a month is always a good one to start with, but if you have a bunch of speedy readers in your group, every two weeks can also be a great way to connect with friends more often.
Choose Your First Book
This is probably the most exciting question…what book will you be discussing? Are you fans of re-reading old classics, or do you want to expand into something completely new? Make sure everyone is on board with how you’ll be approaching new books so that your friends will actually be interested in reading the latest selection!
Discuss the Book
How will you talk about this new read? Will you have pre-made questions for everyone to answer, or are you going to have a free discussion? Will you be asking the same questions every time? Knowing how your book club wants to talk about what they’ve read will definitely help keep things running smoothly. This may take some trial and error, but if you’re mindful about everyone’s discussion styles, you’ll soon have some great meetings going.
Decide What’s Next!
Once you’ve had your first meeting, it’s time to pick what book you’ll be reading next! If you’re looking for some truly summery suggestions, why not try one of these reads? Click the covers below to learn more.
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