If your lust for literature has dwindled to making it through The Hungry Catepillar three times in a row, then a Savvy book club is just what you need. Book clubs encourage you to read, and actually finish, an interesting piece of literature, and they help you to set aside a little time each month to engage in stimulating conversation with friends. Here are five Savvy steps to start a book club of your very own. The time spent reading, sharing with friends and hanging out together is certainly worth the effort. Some book clubs can last a lifetime!1. Invite Friends. Ask three to five of your friends to commit to your book club. Decide if you want a spicy, eclectic group or a comfortable, casual group. An all mom book club is especially fun because you can have some social time with mom friends without little ones around. But inviting friends of all ages and backgrounds adds diverse perspectives to book discussions. A group of seven to ten works best, but even three to five friends will allow you to get started on a book club.
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