I have never belonged to a book club. The idea of them is intriguing to me…Everyone reads the same book and then gets together to discuss it? Sounds like my version of heaven!
However, apparently it’s not always like this?
Apparently people don’t always actually read the book?!? The discussion get together often turns into a wine drinking event where anything and everything is discussed EXCEPT for the book? Frankly that would drive me insane. I could imagine me showing up with my highlighted book and notebook full of notes (#booknerd)…and I’d be the only one ready to dive in and discuss?
And what if I don’t like the book picked? I would never want to be forced to read a book that I didn’t initially want to read. HOWEVER, this could also be a huge pro because it would force me to expose myself to pieces of literature I otherwise wouldn’t have selected on my own. And what if I didn’t finish on time? I would never want to have to skim the rest of a book just to complete it by a certain date.
I love reading and I love discussing books…but on my own terms. Hence I started a blog to do just that 🙂
So tell me…are you in a book club? What is yours like? Who chooses the books? What if you hate the selection? What if you don’t finish on time? What happens when you get together to discuss?
This #booknerd clearly needs some answers.