40 Book Club Names That Are Real Page Turners

Georgia Stone
Feb 16, 2024 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Nov 27, 2020
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Coming up with a creative book club names can be difficult.

Names of book club can be really clever, thematic or deep. Or they can simply be lighthearted, cute and punny!

A book club (sometimes also called lending libraries) is a group of people who select books to read and then meet up to discuss the books together. Sounds amazing, right?

If you have formed a book club, you might want to think about finding an awesome name for your crew. Well, we are here to help! Here is a list of some great book club names, that you can pick from, or use as inspiration to come up with your own.

For more fun naming articles for book lovers, check out these literary names for cats and these literary baby names.

Funny Names For Book Clubs

If you’re looking for some lighthearted and funny book club names, here is a list for you.

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1. Between The Lines, the name refers to the activity of seeing the hidden meaning behind text, something which all book club members try to do.

2. Fiction Addiction, this name is quite funny for a book club name as it rhymes very well.

3. Flashlight Readers, one of the cool names for a book club.

4. Get Lit, a cool club name for book lovers.

5. Books and Books, another cool name, for those who can't get enough books.

6. Rather be Reading, one of the cool names for a club of book lovers.

7. The Bookaholics, 'aholic' means “someone addicted to something”, so this is for those addicted to books!

8. The Bookworms, one of the best names for book clubs.

9. The Cliffhangers, the name means “a dramatic and exciting ending that leaves the audience in suspense”.

10. The Page Turners, the name is used to refer to “a very good book”.

Clever And Punny Book Clubs Names

If you are wondering what to name your club, below are some suggestions.

11. A Novel Idea, this name means “a great and unique idea”.

12. Between the Pages, a cool name for a book club.

13. Hooked on Books, a cool name for a library book club.

14. Nerd Herd, nerd is a slang term for “someone who reads and studies a lot”.

15. On The Same Page, the name means “in agreement”.

16. Overbooked, for those who have too many books!

17. Shelf Indulgence, this name is a play on the word ‘self-indulgent’.

18. Witty Whitman, a clever witty name.

19. Wordsworth By Nature, a lovely name for sure.

20. Worms Of Words, another great name for bookworms.

Feminist Book Club Names

Why not embrace girl power with one of these feminist book club name ideas?

21. Austempowerment Book Club, inspired by Jane Austen.

22. Emancipate Book Club, this is a very important word in the feminist diction.

23. Making Wollstonecraft Proud Book Club, a name full of history.

24. Speak Up Book Club, the major aim of feminism today is to help women speak up against the oppression that they face.

25. Speak Your Mind Book Club, simply asks its members to speak their mind.

26. The Book Feminists, this is another great name for a feminist book club.

27. The Book Sisters, the word ‘sisters’ has been used intensively by feminists around the world.

28. The Empowerment Book Club, empowerment means "to give power to the weak".

29. The Well-Read Women, this one is a classy name for a feminist book club.

30. What Is Eyre Book Club, inspired by Jane Eyre.

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Literary Book Club Names

Here are some literary names for your book club.

31. A Tale of Two Books, this name is inspired by ‘A Tale Of Two Cities’ by Charles Dickens.

32. Due Date Book Club, due date refers to the date when a book has to be returned to the library.

33. Hermione’s Army, Hermione is one of the most famous fictional characters.

34. Pandora’s Book, taken from Greek mythology.

35. Pulp Fiction, the name is perfect for Tarantino film lovers.

36. The Book Thieves, this name is inspired by the novel ‘The Book Thief' by Marcus Zusak.

37. The Byronic Heroes/Heroines, Lord Byron was an eighteenth century poet.

38. The Hitchhikers Guide To The Library, this book club name is a play on the novel ‘Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy’ by Douglas Adams.

39. The Readers In The Rye, this name is a play on the novel ‘The Catcher In The Rye’ by J.D. Salinger.

40. To The Bookstore, this name captures the general feeling that all of us book lovers have when we want to rush to the nearest bookstore.

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for Book Club Names then why not take a look at these literary dog names, or for something different take a look at these Mom names from popular culture.

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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