Wishing a very warm welcome to all of the Witchy Readers!
The current reading period for Book Club [January 22 - February 19] has now ended - well done to everyone who joined in!
Book Club Members This Reading Period:
Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Nagn
How to Live a Good Life, A Guide to Choosing Your Personal Philosophy by Massimo Pigliucci, Skye Cleary, Daniel Kaufman
Aristotle’s Way, How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall
The Witch’s Book of Self Care by Arin Murphy-Hiscock
Drawing Down The Moon bye Margot Alder
Witchcraft: A Secret History by Michael Streeter
Even if you are not listed above but you read a book during this reading period/ you decided to read a different book than listed- you are very welcome to share and discuss here too!
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Time to share your thoughts with your coven!
This discussion post will serve as a place to share your thoughts and opinions on the book you chose.
If you loved your book and think everyone should read it- awesome! Talk about your favorite points or something you learned.
If you didn’t connect with the book- consider explaining why it wasn’t for you.
Absolutely hated your book of choice? Warn others to stay away!
This is a great place to share your love for books and find recommendations for new books to read
Your book review can be as simple or elaborate as you’d like
If you’re not sure what to talk about, here is a suggested format you can use. Feel free to write as little or as much as you’d like!
Book Title and Author:
Status? : Finished / Still Reading
My overall rating of the book : ???/10
How does this book relate to my magickal practice?:
My personal thoughts/opinions:
An interesting quote from the book: " "
All in all, would I recommend this book?: Yes / No
Remember that your review is uniquely yours- this is a chance to let your opinions and voice be heard!
Please keep in mind that others may have opinions that differ from yours- when responding to the thoughts of others please always show respect! Remember that 100 people will read 1 book and have 100 different experiences. That’s what makes sharing interesting!
What if I didn’t finish my book / joined late?
No worries at all!
You are welcome to share your thoughts about the part you have read so far. If you joined the session late and have just started, feel free to talk about your expectations for your book. You can continue reading it into the next reading period.
And always, whether you read or not - you are very welcome to jump in and discuss what others share about their books!
Deadlines and Dates
You have 5 weeks to share your thoughts and discuss- until the next Readers’ Review Post appears in the forums!
Deadline for Reviews for this Session: Friday, March 26th
While you have plenty of time for reviews, know that the next reading period will begin in one week:
The Next Reading Session will Begin: Friday, February 26th
On this day a post will appear where you can announce your next book (or continue with your current reading!). Until then, you can find more info about the club in the Book Club FAQ.
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It can be hard to find the time and motivation to read on your own- hopefully book club helped you to find time for reading and that it led to some wonderful new knowledge and discoveries.
And as always, hooray for more book recommendations!
Thanks again for joining in and being a part of Book Club! I am so excited to read your thoughts and learn more about the book you spent time with