A virtual book club hosted by Hooks, Books, & Wanderlust
Come on in and grab a seat. I hope you brought your current WIP and favorite drink! I’m so excited that you’re here and you want to find out more about this little virtual book club of ours! It had been on my mind for a while and I finally decided to go for it in March of 2020. It’s been a fun way of getting to know members of our yarn community while chatting about shared books and working on WIPs! So let me tell you all about it!
Books, WIPs, + Sips Book Club (BWSBC for short) is a virtual book club that meets on Instagram Stories Live every last Tuesday of the month to discuss the book we’ve been reading, and you’re invited! Each month, a member from our yarny community will join me as a guest host and you’ll have the opportunity to get to know them a bit before we dive into the book discussion, all while enjoying a little bevy and working on one of your WIPs. Think of it as a Meet the Maker + Book Club + Sip and Stitch.
When: The Last Tuesday of Every Month at 7pm CST
Where: Instagram Stories Live
Why: Because books and yarn, duh 😉
How It Works
During our Live, I will have a guest host join me for the ultimate post-mortem on that month’s book. It’ll be a fun way to get to know other members of our community. We’ll play some This or That with our guest host, there will be lots of viewer interaction, I’ll give a quick synopsis of the book (without spoilers) and announce the following month’s title, then the talk is on!
We fully intend to discuss titles under the premise that everyone has read them. If you haven’t read the book being discussed, you can still join us at the beginning and I’ll always give you an advanced warning before we get into the spoiler part of the discussion. I certainly don’t want to ruin anything for you!
If you miss the meeting or finished the book and want to catch up, I will post replays on my Instagram and YouTube channel. In the captions/descriptions, I will always post the next month’s book as well, so you don’t have to worry about missing a thing!
I will post my spoiler-free review of the book here on my blog usually about a week or two before the Live, which will re-confirm the details of the next meeting.
Each new book pick and meeting date is announced at the beginning of each meeting. Here’s where you can find the current month’s book pick info:
- On Instagram
- On YouTube, in my Books, WIPs, + Sips Playlist, View Full Playlist, in the description of the most recent video
- Here on the blog, on my Welcome page, scroll down to Books, WIPs, + Sips – This page is also linked in my Instagram bio
- Sign up for my email newsletter here and select “Books, WIPs, + Sips” as one of your interests.
By far the best way to make sure you don’t miss anything is to sign up for my email newsletter! I send out the new month’s title in the monthly newsletter on the first Wednesday of the month. I also send out reminders and let you know as soon as my spoiler-free review of the current pick is up on the blog.
Be sure to sign up for my newsletter and select Books and Books, WIPs, + Sips as one of your interests so you don’t miss anything!
Previous Book Picks
Whether you’re looking for a good read or want to view past lives, you can always catch the replays linked in their respective posts here on the blog! Replays are posted on Instagram and YouTube as their own series/playlist, or you can get to them from my spoiler-free reviews here on the blog. If you would like to see what books have been BWSBC picks, click below!
Bring your WIP and something to sip, then get ready to dish! I can’t wait to see you there!
P.S. Think you might like to join me as a co-host sometime? Click the button below to volunteer as tribute…I mean volunteer to guest-host. I’d love to chat with you and get to know you better!
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