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Six steps to ensuring a lively book discussion

I have recently joined a new book club through my workplace and I am very excited about it. What I’m most excited about is that I’m not running this one, after I ran one a few years ago and just grew frustrated with it. This time, all I have to do is read the assigned book, show up to the meeting, and contribute to the discussion. Simple! Well, you’d think it would be that simple, but books clubs in general can be a source of frustration if people only approach it half-arsed. So here are my personal top steps that all book club members should take to ensure a lively book discussion.

Summer reads


Summer has finally arrived here in Australia, and it’s time to have a look at what I plan to read. I’m not actually having much time off besides the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day and I don’t get any break from my thesis, so my summer reading is a bit of a mix between work and play.