Whatever your book clubs reading preferences historical fiction, heartfelt family sagas, thoughtprovoking teen novels, and more this list has a book that is sure to please. After many successful bookstagram posts, reese decided to start her own book club. Our favorite reese witherspoon book club picks read it. While you occasionally want to read the hot new bestseller with your book club, the truth is that a lot people. My favorite thing about this heartwarming mystery was joanna cannons unmatched. For all our listed books, select a category classics, fiction, etc. Read up on some older recommendations for bonus ideas. Dec 20, 2019 lets start off 2020 right with a selection of the best book club books. The ultimate book club reads for 2020 penguin books. The map of salt and stars by zeyn joukhadar 5 stars. Jan 30, 2020 since 1996, oprahs book club has included meticulously selected books that often become bestsellers. The warmth of other suns by isabel wilkerson 4 stars.
Here is a list of some of my most favorite books in no particular order. Whether you belong to a book club or not, this is a great list of book recommendations and books that are fun to discuss. These 29 titles are the best book club books ranging from nonfiction to chicklit. Its the time of year when sports fansplus a whole bunch of people who, eleven months of the year, couldnt care lessturn their attention to college basketball. Book club reading recommendations the american writers. From where we stand, books are an essential key to healthy living. I have two cardinal rules in selecting the best book club books. The best books from oprahs book club 2020 oprahs favorite. It truly made us think about the processed foods we consume and how we can better support local food producers. Check out all these discussion worthy book club books perfect for your next book club night. A world war ii story of survival, resilience, and redemptionunbroken. Best for book clubs best books to read for a great book club discussion. When breath becomes air by paul kalanithi this memoir published after the authors early death from lung cancer will basically rip your heart out, but also make you so glad to be alive. To gather this list of 40 book club favorites, i polled you on the mmd facebook page, asked you on twitter, and combed through your suggestions here.
A world war ii story of survival, resilien laura hillenbrand laura hillenbrand. Yes, we mean books written by celebrities, but we also mean books recommended by celebrities. Some of these were published in late 2019, while some arent released yet, so theyre split into sections by publication date. Jan 29, 2009 a favorite read of my culinary book club was animal, vegetable, miracle. For reading group month, these novels will spark great. Book club books goodreads meet your next favorite book. The book was made into a movie in 1999 that starred michelle pfeiffer and whoopi goldberg. Set in the early 20th century and spans 30 years, the story is told in the main protagonists. Here are our reading groups favorite book club books of 2014 based on our 2014 survey results. The best books to read are the ones that transport you to another world. Book group favorites for the best book club discussion. When archaeologist molly is home alone with her two young children, she.
The care and feeding of ravenously hungry girls by. Suggest books that your group has read that led to a lively discussion, whether people loved or hated them. Regular book club meetings help you stay accountable, keep you social, and broaden your horizons, not to mention sharpen your wine and cheese pairing skills. It is a heavy book, but the writing is beautiful and the story is important. Its a wellknown secret that conversations at book clubs dont always focus on the tome in hand. Jenna bush hagers book club list all 15 book picks.
Between the pages of her favorite book, the stresses of abbys own life are lost to the fictional. The best books for book clubs read it forward readers told us these are the absolute best book club picksdiscussion and debate guaranteed. Alice hoffmans most recent novel was one of the most magical, sad, and beautiful stories about love and survival that ive ever read. It would be tempting to glance at a top 10 list like this and assume that book clubs are a homogeneous bunch all cycling though the same books but, in fact, that is far from the truth. Oprahs first selection was a suspenseful and moving story about the disappearance of a child and the family suffering that follows. Home book club reading recommendations check out the lists below for your next reading inspiration.
Here are my top 20 favorite book club books for 2020. All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, gone girl by gillian flynn, the help by kathryn stockett, the book thief by mar. If youve been struggling to find some good questions, we have ideas for that too. Were making it easy this year by rounding up the best book club books 2019 has to offer. This list of book club books has nonfiction, chicklit, young adult and middle grade titles, history books and parenting books. Anita diamants hugely popular book focuses on the relationships and. Our favorite reese witherspoon book club picks read it forward.
This title is straight off of oprah magazines list of the best books of 2019. A users guide to the chakra system llewellyns new age serieswheels of life. Mar 26, 2018 some books are better together, and this month we are sharing a whole bunch of purposeful pairings, or, as we call them around here, book flights. Best books for book clubs 2018 popsugar entertainment.
The ultimate guide to celebrity book clubs including a. Mar 25, 2015 in mondays book club 101 post, we talked about how a fabulous book club discussion starts with the right bookand it takes more than a great book to make a great book club novel. In the shadow of the banyan is officially fiction, but ratner admits in the authors note that it is basically her storymaking it fiction just gave her freedom with some of the details. Ahead, all 15 books on jenna bush hagers book club list. Dec 24, 2018 its hard to say any book will appeal to all women, but these books have been hits among many. Mar 24, 2020 the deep end of the ocean by jacquelyn mitchard. Some of these are the best book club books from my own book clubs over the years and others are ones i wish my book club had read. The very short description of this is that its a story set. Whether youre just beginning your morning or youre at the end of a long day, theres nothing like pouring a cup of tea and curling up in a quiet spot with a good book. Best books for book clubs 2018 wow your book club with 1 of these 50 new book suggestions.
Updated 5142020 new books to watch for brand new releases previous lists of new books. Here are our reading groups favorite nonfiction books of 2015 based on our 2015 survey results. You can count on jenna bush hager to recommend a book that you wont be able to put. Now, with her new partnership with apple, oprahs book club is experiencing a new chapter, which began with the selection of tanehisi coates the water dancer, and continued with olive, again. End of 2019 the water dancer by tanehisi coates coatess debut novel mixes magical realism with historical fiction as it tells the story of hiram walker, who joins the underground railroad and then discovers he has a supernatural power called conduction that allows him to basically use water as a transporter. The 15 best monthly book clubs for kids in 2020 cratejoy. I started a book club in 2010, and since then, weve read dozens of books, classic and contemporary, short and long, fiction and non. This is the story of a girl in cambodia during the period of the khmer rouge and the killing fields. A mindbending speculative thriller, the need explores motherhood and its many dualities. Read with jennas most recent pick is all adults here by emma straub.
Click on the cover for a printable character list and links to more book details. A lot of your favorite stars are bookworms, constantly sharing their favorite recent reads in interviews and on social media. It may be hard to connect with everyone in your life right nowand those forced zoom hangouts are sure to be wearing on youbut the above is a recipe for a chat that will actually be worth having. The best book club picks including fiction, nonfiction, memoir. And since reeses fans get stories in different mediums, shes even partnered with audible to bring all of her choices. They are great picks for womens book clubs and the kind of books youll want to pass on to the important women in your lifeyour mother, sister, and best friend.
Spend more time reading and less time figuring out what to read. Here are our readers favorite book club books of 20 based on our 20 survey results. In the past, weve done family reunion book clubs and if we did another one, this would be in my top three book club suggestions for sure. Plus, you want to make sure its a book people will. The 5 best book club books i read in 2018 off the shelf.
Oprahs book club list all 83 books oprah has recommended. The deadlines of book clubs are the perfect thing to keep me going and to compel me to do something i care about. If youre looking for a book club pick thats sure to delight everyone in your group as well as foster some lively. One of the greatest pieces of african american literature and one of my favorite. For a mix of romance, friendship and historical drama, the giver of stars is an accessible book by jojo moyes thats sure to please book clubs looking for books about interesting female characters. In as little as a half an hour, a great story can reset your mind and lift up. Weve rounded up a list of 50 new books to bring to the. I have been a part of one or more book clubs for over 20 years, and i have learned a few things about what makes a book club successful and how to get your book club talking.
Read it forward readers told us theyre stories that have some real meat to itones that deal with issues ripe for discussion. In the previous post we shared the results of our 2020 survey of book club members to find out their alltime favorite book club books. There are a lot of devastating moments that will make you take a step back and think and cry about lifeand your mother. Book club books that will get the conversation and wine. So much better than reading a book alone, then wishing someone else you knew had read it so you could unpack it. Book club reading recommendations the american writers museum. Jun 27, 2019 when were looking for a fresh read or a new book club pick, we often turn to celebrity books. Check out some of the most highly rated new titles. Choose from five monthly reads, vetted by cool people with great taste. Book of the month read more, research less, save money. And since reeses fans get stories in different mediums, shes even.1252 1185 183 1380 746 1036 1398 1121 841 1461 1101 249 940 1504 482 999 564 104 1411 541 268 359 1448 800 1330 639 210 119 1338 933 610 1526 1194 967 245 1090 1065 1301 963 1498 1024 1321 223