Books·Posted on Oct 7, 2013The 16 Best Things About Being In A Book ClubHaters to the left.by Arielle CalderonBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Reading a new book at least once a month. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF cheezburger.com Having set deadlines forces you to read by a specific date, and you'll likely spend more time opening a book than watching TV. Reading also helps expand your communication skills! 2. Meeting new and interesting people. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF mirosworld.tumblr.com Highly suggest ice breakers. They get the party going. 3. And therefore making new friends. Jeff Huang You may even go to weddings together. 4. Reading books you wouldn't normally read. fitnessandfrozengrapes.com This is also the beauty of a diverse book club. The members have different interests and you therefore get to expand your personal library. You may end up loving something you never would've picked up! 5. Having people to talk to as soon as you finish a book. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF gifbay.com Even if it's before your meeting. 6. Red wine. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com 7. White wine. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF today.tumblr.com 8. All wine. instagram.com 9. Having long and thoughtful discussions about your latest read. instagram.com 10. Or engaging in heated debates. maryse.net Nothing wrong with a little disagreement! 11. SNACKS. instagram.com It's like the night version of brunching. 12. And catching up with members about life, pop culture, and new novels. instagram.com Spend 20% of your time discussing the book and 80% drinking and gossiping. 13. Discovering a great book that might make you cry. instagram.com 14. Or collectively arguing about bad stories and terrible characters. instagram.com 15. Getting excited for the next meeting. instagram.com 16. And defending your book club to anyone who dares to make fun of you. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF sweetestdreams94.tumblr.com JOIN A BOOK CLUB AND YOU WILL UNDERSTAND.