Dylan doesn't like reading but he likes Liz. Liz likes basketball, and she's willing to give reading a chance. Luke only reads what he wants, when he wants to read it, but Olivia can be very persuasive. Ari is working at the bookstore for the summer, and Eric is working at a diner. Mason and Natalie don't like reading, but Natalie likes Ari. And Oliver and Emily just really, REALLY like books.
This is what happens when you force a bunch of characters from different stories into the same room for weekly book club. Welcome to The Club!