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Book Talk

Share Your Authenticity and Create Connections

Did you know reading plays a significant role in helping us be true to ourselves?

 

How does reading do this?

 

First, reading exposes us to a variety of perspectives, experiences, and ideas. By engaging with different characters, stories, and viewpoints, we gain insight into human nature and develop a deeper understanding of ourselves. This exposure can challenge our assumptions, broaden our horizons, and open up new possibilities for personal growth.

 

Second, reading allows us to tap into our emotions and inner selves. When we connect with characters going through similar struggles or experiences, it helps us reflect on our own lives and values. Books often delve into complex themes such as identity, relationships, and personal development, allowing us to explore these aspects of our own lives and gain clarity about who we are and what we believe in.

 

Third, reading nurtures our critical thinking skills. When analyzing and interpreting texts, we engage in reflection and introspection. We can question the motivations of characters, evaluate their choices, and compare them to our own circumstances. By critically examining the stories we read, we enhance our ability to analyze our own lives, recognize our own biases, and make informed decisions that align with our authentic selves.

 

"I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once." - C.S. Lewis

 

"Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." - Joseph Addison

 

Life ideally, is a transformative journey—a place where we feel secure to learn how to become true to ourselves by broadening our perspectives, fostering self-reflection, and nurturing our critical thinking abilities.That's where an online book club steps in, creating a safe space for exploration and growth.

 

Through the gift of reading, we can delve into captivating narratives that resonate with our own experiences. We can embrace the complexities of life, finding solace in shared stories and insights that empower us to face life head-on.

 

No matter your background, culture, or circumstances, you are welcome, just as you are. Embrace your true self, and join us as we celebrate the unique tapestry of humanity and the resilience within each of us through books and our own words.

Imagine connecting with fellow book enthusiasts from around the world, sharing insights, and discovering hidden gems not only within the books we read, but within ourselves.

 

Don't miss out on the joy of expanding your horizons through the magic of words. Let's embark on this literary journey together. Grab your favorite cozy spot, a cup of tea, and join us in exploring worlds of imagination. Your next thrilling read awaits!

🕐 Date: October 10, 2023

🕒 Time: 5pm pst

Join Zoom Meeting:
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84383853204?pwd=tOs0bayTDf5qlXHb5GPlEr1wafQqvr.1

Meeting ID: 843 8385 3204
Passcode: 289488

October Book Selection:

The Inner Game of Tennis by Timothy Galloway

🕐 Date: November 14, 2023

🕒 Time: 5pm pst

November Book Selection:

Laddie: A True Blue Story by Gene Stratton-Porter

🕐 Date: December 12, 2023

🕒 Time: 5pm pst

December Book Selection:

A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote

📍 Location: Fill out the form below for link to join discussion. Thank you.

Online Book Club Guidelines

Respectful discussions: Foster a positive and inclusive environment by engaging in respectful and considerate conversations.

​Keep it confidential: Respect members' privacy and keep book club discussions within the group.

Adhere to the established format, meeting schedule, and discussion guidelines to ensure a cohesive and productive book club experience.

By following these guidelines, we create a welcoming space for literature lovers to connect and expand our literary horizons and our human connections. 

Let’s Read Together

Get in touch so we can start reading together.

See you at bookclub!

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