How Book Clubs Decide What To Read?

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

  1. 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.
  2. Do choose for good discussions.
  3. Don’t choose for the whole year.
  4. Do choose 2 or 3 at a time.
  5. Don’t get stuck in a rut.
  6. Do establish limits.
  7. 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

  1. Determine What Type of Book Club You Want to Host. There are countless kinds of book clubs.
  2. Figure Out Who You Want to Invite.
  3. Decide Where Your Book Club Will Meet.
  4. Decide How You’ll Choose Books.
  5. Think About How Members Will Access the Books.
  6. Set Up the Discussion.
  7. Don’t Forget the Logistics.