Welcome to the definitive book clubbing journal.
Whether you’re a voracious reader now or want to bring books back into your life, whether you’re a book club veteran or want to start your first one—this notebook is right for you.
At the heart of this journal, you’ll find guided pages to help you prepare for, keep track of, and remember your meetings with your beloved fellow readers. You’ll have a tidy place to list questions about what books you’ve read and document details about the meetings themselves, and plenty of personal space to write your own thoughts, feelings, and memories. And next time you forget who said that Brilliant Thing about That Awesome Character? Just pull out your journal and reminisce.
These pages also include a helpful guide to starting and running a book club, and, in the back, fun activities to kick off your gatherings and curated book recommendations when it’s your turn to suggest your group’s next read.
Above all, use this journal in a way that works for you and your reading buddies. Sharing your literary life with others can be one of the best decisions you’ve ever made.
—Abbe Wright and Ilana Masad, Read it Forward
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