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Book Club Kit: By the Book by Jasmine Guillory

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I really liked this kit! It has so many interactive things that would really help any book club connect with the story. The questions were engaging and I loved how there was a section for writer advice! I also really liked the charcuterie board, like we’re in the book!

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I loved this book club kit, it’s filled with plenty of interviews and questions that are perfect for my book club that I have been in the process of making better.

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This was a great kit, complete with discussion questions and a few extra activities. I found the addition of charcuterie board ideas to be super fun, perfect for ladies book club night!

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Book kits always add charm to a book club. In this case, I loved Guillory's writing tips and prompts! The charcuterie and margarita recipes are also a great addition.

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Mixed feelings about this kit! I think the book is probably going to be fantastic and I’m just utterly in love with the idea of a Beauty and the Beast retelling that incorporates a writer and his assistant! That said, the bookmarks that were included weren’t as good as I’d hoped they would be and the questions felt far too repetitive from what I’ve heard as a writer through the years.

I did love the writer’s block tips section, though, and the interview was really cool! I also really like how these kits keep including further book recommendations at the end.

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Apologies I didn’t read the specifics and thought this was the full book rather than a book club aid.

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I love this book club kit! It's both aestetically pleasing and comprehensive. Gorgeous layout, which includes: an author interview, recommendations for upcoming reads, games, a playlist, recipes and discussion questions. I wish there was a kit like this for all books. I'd be more apt to pick up certain books for my book club. The work is done and looks like the making of a good time.

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I loved the fun activities in this Book Club Kit! Some fun writing activities and advice as well as some cute food-related things. I love the Charcuterie board tips and the Margarita recipe is delicious!

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I alway appreciate a beautiful book club kit like this.
It gives you lots of discussion points and fun activities to do!
It also includes the sparkling rose margarita recipe and some suggestions on what to read next 😍

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I have already read this book, but wanted to see what the book club kit was like to see if it would be something fun to do for my book club or with just a few friends and it did not disappoint! I did not expect everything that was in here! Themed recipes, writing exercises, little activities, bookmarks, and discussion questions?! I will absolutely have to download the other ones too as I plan to read all of the Meant to Be series.

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I recently had the opportunity to explore the "Book Club Kit: By the Book" by Jasmine Guillory on NetGalley, and I must say it was an incredibly useful resource for book club discussions. This kit provides a comprehensive set of tools and materials to enhance the reading experience and facilitate engaging conversations.

Firstly, the discussion questions included in the kit were thought-provoking and well-crafted. They covered a wide range of themes and topics explored in the book, allowing for in-depth analysis and exploration. The questions sparked lively debates among our book club members and encouraged us to delve deeper into the characters' motivations and the book's overall message.

Additionally, the author interview provided valuable insights into the inspirations and creative process behind the book. It offered a deeper understanding of the author's intentions and allowed us to gain a unique perspective on the story. The interview questions were relevant and provided a glimpse into the author's thoughts, enhancing our overall appreciation of the book.

Furthermore, the suggested activities and recipes in the kit added a delightful touch to our book club gatherings. We enjoyed trying out the recipes inspired by the book and found them to be a great way to further immerse ourselves in the story's world. The suggested activities provided additional avenues for discussion and engagement, making our book club meetings even more enjoyable.

Overall, the "Book Club Kit: By the Book" by Jasmine Guillory was an invaluable resource for our book club. It enriched our discussions, provided deeper insights into the book, and added a fun and interactive element to our meetings. I highly recommend this kit to any book club looking to enhance their reading experience and foster engaging conversations.

Note: This review is based on an advanced copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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What a fabulous treat, this book club kit! I loved this book so I am very excited to think about more with help of the various prompts, get more information from and about the author, and to enjoy the various freebies. Would recommend!!

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Love love love this!! I loved this book and this is the perfect supplement to make your book discussion an event. Love the drink recipe, so pretty! And all the discussion questions, background info, and even recommendations for what to read next! These are such awesome resources.

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Not to be dramatic, but I think this might be my favourite bookclub kit ever!!!
They’ve applied us with not only an author interview with Jasmine, but also with the cover designer!!! I’m always a bit fan of interviews, and these ones in particular added so much depth to my understanding of the novel, but also the design process for covers!!
The discussion questions were great, and I love the added ones from Jasmine herself!
The matching bookmarks were a delight and will look great with the book!
The writing exercises and advice is that absolutely blew me away with this kit. That was so unique and so special, and so fitting for By the Book!!

Loved this so much, and would love to see more bookclub kits like this.

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This book club kit is the perfect addition to the book even if you’re not planning to read it with a group. The bookmarks are the best part!!

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I loved that we got to know the cover designer! Such a treat to be able to peer into their mind. This guide is also beautiful to read. Loved the pulls from the cover itself.

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I very much enjoyed and appreciated the thoroughness of this document. It’s a great resource for a book club while also giving recipes and advice on a charcuterie board! I love and agree with the recommended books based on the book club choice by genre. Makes it easy for a discussion with a group to decide what to read next. The formatting of the resource is wonderful too. Detailed, not too long and easy to read. Thanks NetGalley for the opportunity to review.

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Sorry, i thought this one is a reading book but it was a book club kit. My fault too fast to request the title without understand the caption. This one is good enough to read. So you can know the whole story what it talks about.

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I loved this book club kit! The art work is beautiful and the questions to ask during your club meeting are geared for in depth conversations with your club. I love the suggested reads for after you're completed with this book as well.

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This is such a fun and helpful book club kit! I love the design of the pages, and how even the language stays in theme for example: "this tale as old as time". The author interview is so interesting, I love hearing their thought process on how they got into character, and their writing process. It really helps us connect deeper - like we are getting an insider look. The discussion questions were all relevant and provoked great discussion, I especially enjoyed the questions directly from the author. We really enjoyed the bookmarks, the pen name generator (mine is Emma Russell), and the writing exercise. The reading recommendations were helpful, and we added a few to our book club list next!

Overall, I absolutely loved this book club kit, and it would be so useful to book clubs everywhere!

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