Fun, social, unique, and centered upon every book lover’s most cherished activity—reading books!—book clubs bring bibliophiles together. In this one-on-one interview, Book Glow talks exclusively to the members of Me Time Book Club in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
What year was Me Time Book Club founded?
Describe the club in a few sentences:
Very professional and educated women who enjoy reading and community outreach.
How many members are in the club?
How often do you meet?
Every 5 or 6 weeks. Off for the Summer
Where do you meet?
Homes or restaurants
How do you select books to read?
Each member gets a chance to host a meeting and they decide on their book of choice
How many books does the club usually read per year?
Any club rules?
Yes, we have By-Laws
Your book club president is also a multiple-published author. Tell us about her books and what it’s like to have a writer in the club.
Yes, her first series is titled Appearances. It’s drama filled suspense novels about people who pretend to be something they are not and the lengths they go to protect it. It’s extremely exciting to have an actual author as our president.
Do you serve drinks at club meetings? If yes, what’s a club-recommended drink?
Yes, we definitely recommend wine.
Do you serve food? If so, what’s a club-recommended dish?
Yes, we usually will do a dinner or several appetizers.
What are your club’s tips and recommendations for someone who is thinking about starting or joining a book club?
We have gone to The National Book Club Conference in Atlanta. It has been the most rewarding trip so far. You get a chance to meet authors and connect with book clubs across the country.
It’s Top 5 Time! We put together 10 Ideas For An Incredibly Fun Book Club and 10 Ways To Jazz Up Your Book Club. What are your book club’s top 5 ideas and recommendations for maintaining a fantastic book club?
2. Have rules
4. Love to read
5. Love to laugh