7 Tips For Picking A Book Club Book Everyone Will Like (And Actually Read)
- Utilize voting or group polling so everyone has a say.
- Choose a shorter book so everyone has time to actually finish it.
- Make sure your selection includes diverse charters.
- Look for books with connected themes or current events.
How do I choose a book club selection?
How to Select Book Club Books
- Don’t read favorites. Reading a book someone “just loves” can lead to hurt feelings—like inviting people into your living room to critique your decor.
- Do choose for good discussions.
- Don’t choose for the whole year.
- Do choose 2 or 3 at a time.
- Don’t get stuck in a rut.
- Do establish limits.
- Don’t let the same people choose.
What are book clubs reading in 2019?
20 best book club reads for summer 2019
- Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.
- The Secret History by Donna Tartt.
- Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce.
- The Wych Elm by Tana French.
- If Only I Could Tell you by Hannah Beckerman.
- An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.
- The Crow Road by Iain Banks.
- Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie.
What makes a good book club discussion?
Choose a primary character and ask members to comment on him or her. Consider things like: Character traits, motivations, how he/she affects the story’s events and characters. Play a literary game. Use an “icebreaker” activity to loosen you up and get your discussion off to an enthusiastic start.
How do you start a reading club?
How to Start a Book Club: 8 Things You Need to Think About
- Determine What Type of Book Club You Want to Host. There are countless kinds of book clubs.
- Figure Out Who You Want to Invite.
- Decide Where Your Book Club Will Meet.
- Decide How You’ll Choose Books.
- Think About How Members Will Access the Books.
- Set Up the Discussion.
- Don’t Forget the Logistics.