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Book Club Kit: The Joy of Missing Out by Tonya Dalton

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A very nice book club kit! I loved the author interview, book questions, and suggestions for further reading. This would make a great book club selection, possibly for January when we're all looking to make positive changes.
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I found this book club kit to have some really fascinating and creative ideas. It is a well-rounded resource to supplement the book, with ideas that engage almost all of the senses.
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This is a really good book club kit ! The author interview is super interesting, and I love the priority list and the reading recommendations. I especially liked the "starting a successful book club" kit at the end!
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I really enjoy these book club kits! They are a great way to get a leg up on bringing engaging questions to your book club and having a great conversation. Thank you Netgalley for my book club kit for The Joy of Missing Out!
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This is a must-have resource to have a great book club! It is full of great strategies, advice, and easy to implement ideas.  Many thanks to the author, publisher, and NetGalley for the advanced copy of the book.
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This is such a fun, engaging book club kit! I love reading interviews with authors, and hearing about what inspired them to write their novel. The included discussion questions are perfect for encouraging deeper exploration of the book's characters and themes, the kit is easily printable/accessible and I loved how Netgalley began including on their sites. Will definitely use in the near future with my very own book club.
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I'm not one to read much non-fiction. I love book club kits as they help me absorb, as well as understand how to start thinking about the content presented in the book.This kit was also my first book club-hosting choice and I did not go wrong there!
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Many thanks to NetGalley and Tonya Dalton for receiving the Joy of Missing Out Book Kit in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own and independent of receiving this kit.

For the last year or so, NetGalley has been providing Book Kits. Each one of these kits is unique and centred around the book, some include author interviews, book club questions, all kinds of things to deepen your understanding of the material. Sometimes, these are great additions if it is your turn in book club, or, just a fun take away - however you want to look at it.

I really enjoyed the Joy of Missing Out Book Kit. The book itself is about feeling overwhelmed and feeling like crap at the end of the day because you didn’t accomplish an almost impossible list of things you have to do every day. I mean, who doesn’t need help around that!.

The kit is set up with a Reading Plan, some tips on how to make more time for reading and a Glossary of Terms that Dalton uses. Then it goes through each chapter with exercises and questions that you can use as a discussion in a group setting, or just to ponder if you are on your own. I really like the way each chapter was set up and offering enough unique things to make it interesting. Some had mind maps, lists, journalling ideas. There were essential quotes from each chapter and a key take away.

For a book like Joy of Missing Out, this book kit was almost like a workbook companion that you might purchase alongside the book itself. I found it comprehensive and helps lay out your thoughts and feelings around these issues that will help highlight where you might need some help. I think that I will actually write my answers down in a notebook so that I can re-visit this and do it again say in six months or a year. Just a neat way to see if I actually improved on anything but also because as life changes, your answers will change. 

All in all, I highly recommend downloading this Book Kit and if you aren’t a member of NetGalley and enjoy reading and reviewing books, you should look into becoming a member. It’s easy to get started and you just have to commit to reviewing each book you read. There’s only one huge issue that it seems a lot of my book friends, and I’m including myself in this, that fall down the rabbit hole of wanting to request everything and watching your TBR list grow and grow. I wonder if there is a self help book on that!
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I really liked the interview with the author, and having a template to set up a book club using the structure from the book is a really good idea.  But proving links to other content the author had created (instead of incorporating that content) seemed less useful in terms of having an all in one book club package.
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The book club kit for The Joy of Missing Out contains a thoughtful author interview and some great discussion questions for your book club. The priority list was very useful. The suggested reading list contained a lot of my favorite reads! I really appreciated the guide for starting a book club,
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Thank you for this Book Club Kit! It was very interesting and I enjoyed the section about starting a book club. The entire thing has a clean layout and I liked the discussion questions as well. This would enhance the reading experience for people and clubs reading The Joy of Missing Out.
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Didn't end up using at our book club because another book was chosen, but for what it's worth it had great discussion questions (and I was definitely one who voted for this book:( I appreciate so much the book club kits because the discussion questions are always so much better than I could ever come up with myself. I also love the bookmarks. Thank you to netgalley for the opportunity to use their book club kits in exchange for an honest review.
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This was such a helpful little guide! I adored the layout; it was simple, clean and made with colours that matched the book's cover. 

There were the usual bits included in this one, the author's letter and discussion guide, along with a what to read next and a handful of bookmarks. What made this one particularly useful to me personally was the added section at the end, the 'starting a successful book club'. It was full of brilliant tips and the blueprint was lovely. 

Overall I recommend this one, especially to people wanting to start a fledgling book club like myself.
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This is an interesting book club kit, and it lends itself better to someone who is starting a new book club as opposed to someone who already has one established. Overall, it is a very nice resource to have if you plan to use this book in a group.
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