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Book Club Kit: If the Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy

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Love this kit! So helpful to have a fun cocktail recipe and bookmarks to promote the book! Especially love the readalikes.
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What a delightful book club kit! I loved the author Q&A - it provided a great starting point for our book club discussion. The cocktail recipe was a great addition for us as well. The list of what to read next fits in perfectly with our group's interests, too! The perfect companion for this book.
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This book was different from the books I typically read but it was cute and a lot of fun for me to read. I didn’t read it through netgalley, but I love the book.
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I thought the book, "If the Shoe Fits, by Julie Murphy" was included with the Kit. I didn't realize this was only a small booklet of questions that pertain to the novel for a book club.

I am putting three stars as I was unable to read the novel, however, I think the concept of this is a great idea. It should just be more clear that the book isn't actually included in the kit.
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3 Stars! If The Shoe Fits was a cute and fun read. 
Thank you to Julie Murphy, We Are Bookish, and NetGalley for this ARC in exchange for an honest review.
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What a wonderful kit for a book club! I haven't read the book yet. I wanted to see what was offered and how I can use it. It really had many activities to use and I enjoyed the interview questions and discussion topics,
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This is by far my favorite book club kit and the one my book club enjoyed the most. It has such a perfect mix of thoughtful insight about the story and fun activities to make us feel like Cinderella ourselves! I loved the bookmark design, which cut the cover in half. I also thought that the fashion show with Disneybounding was such a fun and unique way to get everyone excited from the beginning of the meeting. I really enjoyed our discussion about some of the prominent themes in this book like fatphobia. What I really wish we had was more cocktail recipes because we loved the one in the kit! I highly recommend this to level up your next book club meeting!
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This is super cute. I kinda downloaded as thinking of starting a book club with some friends and if we go ahead this will be really helpful.
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I loved the whole package. I don’t usually like a retelling but this was so good! I just wish there was more interaction between the two
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It was a cute, quick and easy read.
But it was not super amazing like it would stay in my mind and i do not think i feel for reading it again.
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Amazing resource for book clubs and groups , really enjoy how well thru is done this guide, totally worth it , love this
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This is a review of the Book Club Kit item for the book If the shoe fits By Julie Murphy. This is a great BCK addition for book club lovers everywhere. Use this supplement as a tool to share the author's wrap-up, Q&A, topics for discussion and concluding thoughts to inspire fanfiction. Great bonus items like bookmarks, fun quiz games to engage the readers. This kit has everything you want from a book. Fairytale fashion, recipes and recommended reads. Thank you @NetGalley for the preview item. Go out and read If the shoe fits By Julie Murphy a modern-day moving Cinderella story. A HEA fairytale, meant to be with lots of sweet heat.
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The first book I read in the Meant to Be series was Jasmine Guillory's By the Book. After that, I was hooked! I knew I wanted to check out If the Shoe Fits, by Julie Murphy. I love fairy tales and re-imaginings, particularly when paired with important contemporary topics. The book club guide offers some thoughtful questions and insights into Murphy's process. I enjoyed learning about how she felt drawn to the idea of Cinderella and how she put her own unique spin on the tale. I really enjoy the Meant To Be series and thought this was an excellent book guide. Thank you to We Are Bookish and Netgalley for a free book kit in exchange for honest feedback.
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I liked the focus of this book group guide on the retelling aspect and I think it would do a really good job of encouraging discussion around reality TV.  I would have loved to have seen more discussion with the author about what's different in moving from YA to adult novels, but I did like the recipes!
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This is an amazing Bookclub kit. It consists of bookmarks to print. Author interview. Games. Recipes and even recommendations of what to read next. Love it.
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I enjoyed this book club kit. It has though-provoking discussion questions and fun features. I especially love the "How far would you make it in 'Before Midnight'?" quiz - I'd love a quiz like this in all the book club kits!
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This was an awesome guide for my monthly book club! I have never seen a publisher do this for a book besides the small little sections that you usually get at the end of a book, so I am very impressed! Thanks so much!
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i didn’t read that book yet but i love those bookish kits, making me really exited to start !!! this book seems so great, it’s for sure one of my next read <3 it’s really useful (the bookmarks are just so cute) and really well thought :)
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I love all the additional extras that go beyond the book discussion. I would have liked more or different suggestions for further reading; they felt limited and it looked like they were all contemporary. I coordinate multiple book clubs and I love when books have kits or even discussion questions and/or reading guides. Yes, as readers we can come up with our own questions, but these kinds of documents can provide additional inspiration.
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Book Club Guide feedback:

This is genuinely SO fun and something I’ll be suggesting for my clubs next read!  This guide is filled with not only fantastic questions - but the Before Midnight quiz was adorable and the shoe design challenge is SO fun and ties in so well.  I also love the future recommendations and the inclusion of diverse stories and authors!  Such a great book club compendium!  


If the Shoe Fits feedback:

I genuinely loved this book.  Reading a rom com that also left me feeling confident and sexy in my own (plus sized) skin?  That’s a good read.  Plus, any fan of the bachelor will love the premise!  I also really enjoyed that though this was a play on Cinderella, the did not make the step family “wicked”, but instead they were lovely and supportive. 

Definitely recommend for a light fun read with a lot of heart.
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