Considering how my whole life sometimes feels like a book club, i wanted to share a few of the best books to spark discussion. Moving, wellwritten, and full of things to talk about, which is why its one of my favorite book club suggestions. I have two cardinal rules in selecting the best book club books. Youll find a wide variety here, excellent books that appeal to a range of preteen interests. Apr 10, 2015 32 perfect books to kick off your book club guaranteed to give you the feels. Books that generated discussions, and had great characters. I read bringing up bebe per your recommendation this past week. Home book club reading recommendations check out the lists below for your next reading inspiration. Can you tell i love reading ive read about 50 books so far this year, and some have really stood out to me as excellent stories to spark conversation with fellow booklovers.
Scholastic book clubs childrens books for parents and teachers. Jan 14, 2020 christian book clubs can choose to read nonfiction christian books, christian fiction or popular books that can be considered from a christian perspective. This list of book club books has nonfiction, chicklit, young adult and middle grade titles. This handy list covers several new releases in 2019 so your book. A list of classic and current book club favorite reads. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. Dec 20, 2019 lets start off 2020 right with a selection of the best book club books. Whether you belong to a book club or not, this is a great list of book recommendations and books that are fun to discuss. In as little as a half an hour, a great story can reset your mind and lift up. Complaints about a lack of excitement in the books any particular book group chooses are common. Shares are you having trouble picking a great name for your book club. From where we stand, books are an essential key to healthy living. Jan 29, 2009 need a little inspiration for your book clubs next read.
I feel like its a book that can start a great conversation at a first book club meeting. Receive book suggestions, reading tips, educational activities, and great deals. Oprahs book club list all 83 books oprah has recommended. Oprahs book club has highlighted the best books to read since 1996. Does this sound like the perfect way to spend the day. Heres a list of mustread books for your book club in 2019 with a focus on womens fiction, historical fiction and thrillers. Rebecca by daphne du maurier this book would be especially fun if you were choosing for october kind of a gothic thrillerromance. Read up on some older recommendations for bonus ideas. Its also very short, so its an easy start to a book group. End of 2019 the water dancer by tanehisi coates coates s 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.
Take a look at the most searched books on litlovers. Heres a complete list of every book recommended over the years, from an american marriage to wild. Nov 11, 2017 shares are you having trouble picking a great name for your book club. In many clubs, the one who hosts the meeting picks the book. My mustread book club picks for 2019 book club chat. If youve been struggling to find some good questions, we have ideas for that too. Book club members and voracious readers alike will find something to pique their interest.
A list of jenna bush hagers book club picks as revealed. Plus, you want to make sure its a book people will. Plus, get a free ebook when you join our mailing list. Since there are so many great books worthy of discussion, many book clubs may find it difficult to pick the best books which can foster great discussion. All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, the nightingale by kristin hannah, me before you by jojo.
Jan 30, 2020 oprahs book club has highlighted the best books to read since 1996. Check out this list finding the best book club book can be tough since most book clubs have people with differing tastes. The book is available now on apple books in both ebook and audiobook formats. All recommended books were selected for high literary value and thematic content that would provide compelling discussion material for book clubs. Any book can be a book club book, even if there isnt a readers guide in the back.
Oct 01, 2019 i just started another earlier this year with my friends from high school, and i work in publishing and run a corporate book club program. If so, then you might want to consider joining a book club book clubs are a great way to easily keep up with the latest authors and awardwinning novels. From pulitzer prizewinning novels to contemporary memoirs, these conversationstarting books will appeal to your book club. Jan 14, 2017 the 10 titles book clubs are buzzing about in 2017 by mackenzie dawson. Delia owens is a gifted writer though this is her first novel. Our lists of book club favorites curious about what other book clubs are interested in. The 10 titles book clubs are buzzing about in 2017 by mackenzie dawson. Were making it easy this year by rounding up the best book club books 2019 has to offer.
None of these book clubs may be right for youor maybe youd like to form your own community. Book club reading recommendations the american writers museum. This list of book club recommendations for christian book clubs includes books from each of these categories. Thus we are here to offer you the best book club recommendations books that everyone will enjoy reading. Its a rainy day, and youre drinking a cup of hot chocolate, reading a good book. 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 by elizabeth.
All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, little fires everywhere by celeste ng, the light between oceans by. Since 1996, oprahs book club has included meticulously selected books that often become bestsellers. Read it forward readers told us these are the absolute best book club picksdiscussion and debate guaranteed. The selections for the youngest group include a mix of picture books and chapter books to offer options for. Updated 452020 new books to watch brand new releases previous lists of our new books to watch. Scholastic book clubs childrens books for parents and.
Popular book club books showing 150 of 83,219 all the light we cannot see hardcover by. Selecting books voteall members make suggestions, followed by an open discussion, and vote. There is nothing better than discussing good books with your friends. Select a volunteer to lead the relevance discussion, too. Get jennas latest book club pick and other info about the. Featured books are published by united for libraries corporate friends, and selected by staff. 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. Read an exclusive excerpt from elizabeth strouts olive, again. A list of jenna bush hagers book club picks as revealed on. Book club choices are featured in the united for libraries newsletter, the voice, which is sent to united for libraries members. Need a little inspiration for your book clubs next read. Selecting each months book requires walking a fine line between art and science, preplanning and sheer luck. Below, time books editor lucy feldman has some tips on how to get started and lead your own.
Join us for the peanut blossom book clubs anniversary year for a fun way to get back into reading. Water for elephants by sara gruen has been a book club favorite since its release in 2006. These contemporary stories are a fantastic place to start. I did numerous searches for book club, book list, book club list, book club recommendations and none, not one showed up in the search results. The best books from oprahs book club 2020 best products. The best books to read are the ones that transport you to another world. Sep 04, 2018 i participate in the long tweet book club, facebook live discussions, and one of my favorites, the monthly inperson meetups with the women ive met through the online newsletter girls night in. Usually, i base this opinion on the discussion possibilities and thoughtful themes or relevant issues. Share 8 best book club books ive read so far this year. Which brings us to this book list our 50 best books for 11 and 12 yearolds, curated by a panel of childrens literature experts. I participate in the long tweet book club, facebook live discussions, and one of my favorites, the monthly inperson meetups with the women ive met through the online newsletter girls night in.
Oprah announces olive, again by elizabeth strout, as the latest selection for oprahs book club. Apr 02, 20 10 books to wake up your book club showing slide 1 of 10 if your book club is in a rut, youre not alone. 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. Dec 25, 2015 any book can be a book club book, even if there isnt a readers guide in the back.
Hold a quick organizational meeting to determine the number of chapters the group wants to read each week and to pass out the books. Here, weve rounded up the best oprahs book club books, for those of you looking to take a recommendation from o herself. These books keep it real, touch important topics, and deliver on all frontsincluding fun. Whether in person or online, theyre the perfect place to read great books with great book nerds, and dive deep dive into stories that really make you think.
Feb 16, 2015 book club books that are perfect for discussion, dissection, and some spirited debate. Book clubs can also be found on goodreads via the groups. Luckily, 2019 is shaping out to be another fantastic year for books. Luckily for you and your club, ive compiled a list of 12 exciting books that all of you must read. This post contains links to products that i may receive compensation from at no additional cost to you.
Christian book clubs can choose to read nonfiction christian books, christian fiction or popular books that can be considered from a christian perspective. The best books for reluctant readers in 1st or 2nd grade. 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. In erdrichs national book awardwinning novel, yearold joe seeks out the details of the brutal crime his mother was a victim of she was attacked near a round house on a sacred portion of an indian reservation, and has since fallen silent. Online shopping for book club picks from a great selection at books store. Anthony doerr goodreads author shelved 5244 times as bookclub avg rating 4. Top book club recommendations books that your club loved and would recommend to another book club. Our book club consisted of military wives all stationed overseas. Mixedmembers rotate each month, with the member whose turn it is proposing 3 different titles. Lets start off 2020 right with a selection of the best book club books. It is the story of a circus veterinarian during the great depression who falls in love with a performer and her elephant. Now that youve had some time to recover from all those champagne wishes and caviar dreams, its time to get down to business.
Are you sure you want to delete your score and checked items on this list. 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. A nationwide book club bringing readers together to discuss. Discover book depositorys selection of the best books online for every book club. Get great book recommendations delivered to your inbox.
Featuring popular book club books recommended by bookshops across the nation this winter, this selection of novels is sure to spark group. For reading group month, these novels will spark great conversationincluding the world that we knew by alice hoffman, three. The titles in this weeks list will get the conversation jumping again. All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, gone girl by gillian flynn, the help by kathryn stockett, the book thief by mar. I just started another earlier this year with my friends from high school, and i work in publishing and run a corporate book club program. Today show cohost jenna bush hager started a book club in march 2019 and has since announced a new book club pick every single month. Rotatemembers take turns, each choosing a book for a given month.
Published by back bay books winner of the 2018 bookbrowse fiction award and named one of the best books of 2018 by kirkus, publishers weekly, the washington post and numerous other publications, circe is an imaginative window into the life of the witch that turned odysseus crew into pigs. The best book club picks including fiction, nonfiction, memoir. Sep 19, 2018 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. This list of book club books has nonfiction, chicklit, young adult and middle grade titles, history books and parenting books. The 5 best book club books i read in 2018 off the shelf. All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, the nightingale by kristin hannah, me before you by jojo moyes.
Ive got a couple fallback formulas you can use plus i keep a running list of great book club names from our bookmovement member clubs. These 29 titles are the best book club books ranging from nonfiction to chicklit. Apr 01, 2020 today show cohost jenna bush hager started a book club in march 2019 and has since announced a new book club pick every single month. Some times my book club considers it challenging to find thoughtful, discussable books. Preteens need good books that both resonate with their complex lives as well as educate and entertain them.
Its perfect for a book club because people will take different things away from it, and im sure that will lead to great conversations. Some of these were published in late 2019, while some arent released yet, so theyre split into sections by publication date. While you occasionally want to read the hot new bestseller with your book club, the truth is that a lot people. A years worth of perfect picks for your book club barnes. Scholastic book clubs is the best possible partner to help you get excellent childrens books into the hands of every child, to help them become successful lifelong readers and discover the joy and power of good books. Book club reading recommendations the american writers. After 5 years, weve learned all the tricks to picking the perfect book club books for the best book club ever. Select a volunteer to lead the book discussion at this meeting. Grab some friends, choose a book, and get started on your book club today.159 1287 339 934 1484 1223 1195 585 1094 1064 1185 1107 1117 880 1313 871 239 373 745 631 1231 663 275 1051 1047 455 1215 770 1271