book club


Definition of book club

1 : an organization that ships selected books to members usually on a regular schedule and often at discount prices
2 : a group of people who meet regularly to discuss books they are reading

Examples of book club in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Add these to your TBR pile, and don't forget to check out the Good Housekeeping book club once you're done, for even more fantastic stories. Lizz Schumer, Good Housekeeping, 21 July 2022 The company also has product lines in retail stores like Walmart, multiple books (which fit nicely in Hello Sunshine’s book club) and a full service home organizing business in nine U.S. cities. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Feb. 2022 In Los Angeles, rapper Noname’s Radical Hood Library has sent thousands of books to incarcerated members of the group’s book club. NBC News, 20 Jan. 2022 The two also have been members of the same book club. Kevin Johnson, USA TODAY, 22 July 2022 The two also belong to the same book club, mostly made up of former Waxman staffers, Amerling said. Ashraf Khalil,, 20 July 2022 Join Vogue Club today to get access on-demand to the book club. Vogue, 19 July 2022 Three best friends grapple with faith, romance, and identity in Slma El-Wardany's tender coming-of-age debut, already chosen for the Today book club. Leah Greenblatt,, 22 June 2022 The Sonoma County company announced on Monday the introduction of the Editor's Collection Rosé, a new rosé created in collaboration with the beloved book club established by Hello Sunshine founder Reese Witherspoon. Dave Quinn,, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of book club

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of book club was in 1904

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9 Aug 2022

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“Book club.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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