Book Club


Whether you’re starting your first book club

or have been managing one for years,
we have all of the resources you need to succeed!

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How to Perfect Your Book Club Selection Process

Reading books with your friends and sharing your thoughts is the best part of book club. But before you can get to the fun meeting, you first need to decide how to…
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Dos and Don’ts of Inviting an Author to Your Book Club

Have you ever wanted to invite your book club’s favorite author to a meeting? The chance to directly ask an author about their writing process and inspiration can help offer your book…

How to Host a Silent Reading Party for Your Book Club

Literature is home to a host of unforgettable parties, from Gatsby’s all-night blowouts to the Crazy Rich wedding of the century. But while readers enjoy getting a glimpse into these lavish events, they…

The Seven People You’ll Find in Every Book Club

Book clubs are great places to meet fellow readers and embrace a shared love of books. But if you’ve been involved in multiple clubs, you’ll start to notice a few similarities among…
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10 More Unique Book Club Ideas

Looking for a way to shake up your book club in 2022? Earlier this year we shared 20 unique book club ideas and now we’re back with ten more that are guaranteed…

How to Start a Book Club

So, you want to start a book club. Putting together a book club is trickier than it sounds, but we’re here with some pro tips to help your literary circle thrive.  …
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How to Use NetGalley to Find Your Next Book Club Book

Whether you run a book club among friends, for your bookstore or library, or in your classroom, there are ways you can use NetGalley to find your group’s next read! Here are…

20 Unique Types of Book Clubs

Looking to start a book club? You’ve come to the right place. Here at We Are Bookish, we’re obsessed with book clubs: We've got tips on how to start them (even virtual…
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Rules and Expectations to Consider When Starting a Book Club

So you’ve started a book club (maybe even a virtual one!)—what’s next? As you think about the type of book club you want, your book selection process, and the way you’ll structure…

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