If you love literature, you should join a book club. It’s that one place where you can take a break from work and just talk about books. In book clubs, books are brought to life via brilliant group discussions.
Book club meetings can be held weekly, twice a month, or even once a month. The core reason for this gathering is to analyze a book; share your individual opinions and concerns, discuss the characters and their actions.
If you are an ardent reader, you should join one today! To find book clubs around you, check this website.
If there isn’t any in your environment, please start one up! I’m sure that there are people in your neighbourhood who would be thrilled to be a part of it.
It can be really fun, and is a great way to meet and make friends with intelligent and interesting people who share your passion for reading.
Apart from reading books, a book club can have a lot of impact on one’s life. It can help improve your communication skills, and for those shy of speaking in public, it is a place to practice expressing yourself to an audience. It also teaches you to be honest, which can be a difficult but extremely valuable life skill.
Book clubs aren’t for readers only. A writer can get a lot of ideas and motivation from a book club. Listening to other people talk about books and their likes and dislikes about plot and character, can help you become a better writer.
Here are some book clubs you should consider joining:
• Eccentric Readers Club [Abuja]
• Liber Book Club [Enugu, Asaba, Lagos]
• Ònkàwé Book Club [Ibadan]
• Boldoz Book Club [Online Bookclub]
• Purplesilver Community [Kaduna]
If your book club isn’t included, please put it in the comment section below. ?