Are you interested in joining a book club that only meets virtually? We’ve summarized 10 top book clubs that meet on Zoom in this post.
If you love a good murder mystery and sharing your thoughts about it with other aficionados, the Murderino Book Club might be just what you’re looking for. Sponsored by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library in Charlotte, North Carolina, the club meets entirely online.
Meetings take place on Zoom each month on the third Tuesday at 7 p.m. You can register for the group by joining them on Meetup and signing up for the meetings on the library’s website to be sent the link to upcoming meetings you’d like to participate in.
The Nonfiction Navigators Book Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, meets entirely on Zoom. The group selects a topic rather than a book. Members then choose a nonfiction book related to the subject matter and share what they learn at the meeting.
Members meet every two months on the second Wednesday at noon. Books for each topic can be selected from the list provided by the group or selected from the library catalog at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, which sponsors the group.
Register for a meeting.
Plant-based people in Hartford, Connecticut, and beyond who are looking for an online book club can join the Vegan Book Club sponsored by the Vegan Health and Wellness group on Meetup. The group aims to promote activism that inspires others to pursue a cruelty-free lifestyle.
Though the group holds a number of in-person events, the book club is held online via Zoom every month. Dates and times are posted on their events page. The books selected are written by vegan authors for a vegan audience and include a variety of fiction and non-fiction topics.
Join the group.
The Page Turners Book Club in Los Altos, California, is made up of women who appreciate a good fiction or non-fiction read. Their book choices include a wide variety of subjects and authors that are selected by members for discussion.
The group meets monthly on the first Friday at 10:00 p.m. but participants are invited to join the Zoom meeting up to 30 minutes early for a bit of socializing before starting the book discussion. There are no fees to join the group or attend the meetings.
Join the chat.
Are you a woman who loves erotic romance? SmutTalk Book Club in Phoenix, Arizona, is meant just for you. This 18+-only book club is intended for twenty and thirty-somethings, but all adult women are welcome. The group focuses solely on romantic fiction with a naughty twist.
Meetings are held at 10 a.m. via Zoom on the first Saturday of the month. Members are invited to bring discussion questions about the plot, characters, and writing—as well as their thoughts on the book. The group also holds other events that are in-person from time to time.
Find their next event.
The Cozy Mystery Book Club was created by women for other women who enjoy reading and talking about both classic and contemporary cozy mysteries. Like many groups that have adapted and endured through the pandemic, this Los Angeles, California, group meets entirely online.
You will find the group on Zoom each month on the fourth Sunday at 10 p.m. Members are invited to prepare their favorite tea and snacks and join in the discussion of the book selected for the month and socialize with like-minded women.
Help solve a mystery.
The Stephen King Book Club is based in Chicago, Illinois, but they hold their meetings exclusively on Zoom. On the second Tuesday of each month, they log in at 8 p.m. to discuss a book written by the master of horror, Stephen King. There is a $3 fee to participate.
This group goes far further than just a light chat about the storyline, instead delving into the finer points like plot devices, characters, structure, and style. The discussion is not only for readers who love King’s novels but for those who don’t present an opposing view on the author.
RSVP for an event.
The Atheist Society of Calgary (ASC) in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, started the ASC Book Club for those who would like to read and discuss non-fiction writings exploring atheism and religion in an online setting among similarly minded people.
Meetings are conducted on the Thursday that falls on the second week of each month. Times are posted online. There is no charge to participate. Just read the book selected for the month and sign into the Zoom link to share your thoughts on the reading material with like-minded people.
Get the link.
If you speak French as a second language and are interested in improving your French reading skills, the French London Experience (FLE) Book Club is a great way to do so. Members select one book per month to read and then meet to read select passages and share their thoughts.
Zoom meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on either a Thursday or Friday at the end of each month. The fee to attend is $15 per meeting or $60 for five meetings. The London-based group skips July and December but meets during the other ten months.
Improve your French.
Brilliant Minds Book Club in Brisbane, Australia, holds a book club meeting every two to three weeks on Zoom. Dates and times are posted on the events page of their Meetup group. The books they choose focus on empowering yourself, leadership skills, and positivity.
In addition to Zoom meetings, the group holds in-person book discussions and other events meant to bring like-minded people together to discuss how to improve their lives on a variety of fronts. You can check them out on Facebook or Meetup to stay up to date on their activities.
Achieve your best life.