Welcome to the website and forums for Novel Insights! We’re a group of girls who love to read and decided to form an online book club. We primarily read in the Fiction genre, with just one book a month for now to accommodate our members’ busy schedules. If you’re already a member, this post is to help you navigate the discussion board and give a few pointers on how it all works. If you aren’t a member yet, but would like to be, please head over to our contact page or send us an email! Of course, if you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to comment on this entry, which will always be at the top of the front page. In the future, book club updates and news will be posted on the front page as well, right under this one! To continue to the Quick Start Guide, click on the link below!

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Update: Website & Forums Are OPEN!

Hi ladies! Our website and forums are now available to access! You will need to log in before you can post or reply to anything in the forums, so please check your e-mail for username and password info. If you didn’t receive an e-mail, please contact Paola via Facebook/e-mail/whatever or comment to this post. There is a Quick-Start Guide with some instructions on how to get yourself logged in. Please don’t hesitate to ask questions or seek assistance if you’re having any problems with the site! There will probably be a few kinks to work out in the beginning, as with every new venture. This site runs on WordPress, so those of you who may not be familiar with it are encouraged to ask for help if you need it! Some possible questions you might have (I’m trying to foresee them… haha):

Q: How do I add a profile picture to my forum posts and replies?

A: All you have to do is sign in, then go to the Dashboard and click on the Profile link in the left sidebar.  You can change/add/subtract info here, and at the very bottom is an upload box for you to add your profile picture. Maximum dimensions for this are 150×150 pixels. Once you’ve saved your changes, the photo should show up on all your posts and replies.

Q: Can we post our own discussion questions and topics, or do we have to go with what’s already there?

A: Please feel free! But to keep everything organized, please do post your topic in the appropriate forum. For example, anything related to the book we’re reading should go under its specific forum in the Book Discussion area. If you’re introducing yourself, it goes under Member Introductions… and so on. If you need any help navigating the forums, please say so!

I’ll add more to this if any other questions are asked…!

One last note: please try to keep the forums as spoiler-free as possible. For the first book, there are different discussion topics for each of the parts (Part I, Part II, etc), so obviously if you haven’t made it to that part of the book yet then you may want to avoid that section! Mark your spoilers if you have any so that we can accommodate everyone’s reading pace. Thanks!!