There are a lot of good books out there but what would be best for your next read. For this list, were picking some the best book club books of the decade. 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. Last year, you and everyone else in your book club fell in love with cheryl strayeds wild, so this year, youre looking to add more nonfiction books by women to your reading roster. Dec 20, 2019 lets start off 2020 right with a selection of the best book club books. In my experience unless youre in a book club with specialized tastes, a good book club book. All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, a man called ove by fredrik backman, the immortal life of henrietta lack. Laugh out loud with 7 funny books for a womens only book club. If your club is looking for a book that will shock and destroy youand i mean that in the best way, as only a good book canpick up three women. The best books from oprahs book club 2020 best products. The best book club books that will encourage discussion in your book. But if youre short on good books to read, dont worry, weve got you covered. Here are some of our top picks for funny books for womens book club. Book club books that will get the conversation and wine.
Jan 30, 2020 oprahs book club has highlighted the best books to read since 1996. Book club recommendations helping you live your best. Funny book club books we all live busy lives and for some of us, book club is the only time really have to unwind with a few friends and unwind. If your book club loves books by elin hilderbrand, theyll fall head over heels for this new novel by meg donohue. Of course, if you are in a book group, choosing what to read next can be a serious matter as not every book has subject matter that can really be dicussed.
Take a look at the most searched books on litlovers. Who are some of the most compelling alltime heroinesreallife or fictionalever to captivate our readerly imaginations. Not all book club books have to be serious literary works. 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. 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. Its hard to say any book will appeal to all women, but these books have been hits among many. Here are a dozen fiction and nonfiction recommendations for exactly this type of book books that are rewarding to read and discuss, that feel good without feeling mushy. The peanut blossom book club for recovering readers is the very best book club for busy moms who struggle to make time to read. If youve been struggling to find some good questions, we have ideas for that too. After all, variety is the spice of life and of any respectable book club. But theres definite gratification in writing about an amazing project like the free black womens library, a growing collection of books written by black women and collected and curated by artist, librarian and avowed book lover ola ronke. Dec 24, 2018 it s hard to say any book will appeal to all women, but these books have been hits among many. Updated 452020 new books to watch brand new releases previous lists of our new books to watch. The best new books of 2019 books coming out in 2019.
Jun 16, 2015 here are a dozen fiction and nonfiction recommendations for exactly this type of book books that are rewarding to read and discuss, that feel good without feeling mushy. Thus we are here to offer you the best book club recommendations books that everyone will enjoy reading. My mustread book club picks for 2019 book club chat. Dec, 2019 as this year comes to a close, lets take some time to reflect on some of the hottest books that came out in 2019. Were making it easy this year by rounding up the best book club books 2019 has to offer. So whether youre in a book club now, want to be, or just really love reading and talking about books to anyone, i have suggestions on your. These reading suggestions are all sure to break up your daytoday routine by providing a mental rest. Great books to read for women and book clubs womans world. Need a little inspiration for your book club s next read. Looking for book club suggestions for your book group.
Usually, i base this opinion on the discussion possibilities and thoughtful themes or relevant issues. Books if you are looking for amazing book recommendations from other women over 60, youve come to the right place. Lets start off 2020 right with a selection of the best book club books. Nancy wake, should well become a household name with this remarkable book. It is always a pleasure to read a good book, one that manages to be both funny and serious at the same time. Get recommendations for the greatest books around straight to your inbox. Apr 02, 20 if your book club is in a rut, youre not alone. Some wine, friends new and old, a cheese plater, and often times, a good book. Popular book club books showing 150 of 82,977 all the light we cannot see hardcover by. Heres a list of mustread books for your book club in 2019 with a focus on women s fiction, historical fiction and thrillers. And with plenty of books published each month, its also hard to keep track. 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. Anthony doerr goodreads author shelved 5237 times as book club avg rating 4.
Its even better if youve selected a funny book club book for the month because you get to enjoy the discussion while having a good laugh while reading too weve all heard of book clubs that pick books that arent very fun to read or have even been. Check out all these discussion worthy book club books perfect for your next. The titles in this weeks list will get the conversation jumping again. This book club recommendations list contains old and new books of various genres that i think have wide appeal and provide compelling discussion topics for your book club.
This ones proving to be popular not only due to the popularity of the author, but also because its a story about women in a book club. But they were practically erased from history because of the secrecy. From the author of me before you comes her latest novel that will charm you. Now that youve had some time to recover from all those champagne wishes and caviar dreams, its time to get down to business. 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. 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. Coed book club recommendations short book club recommendations 300 pages or less. For a book to be a truly good book club pick, it has to have characters you love to dissect, an ending you can debate about. Find over 15 women s book club groups with 386272 members near you and meet people in your local community who share your interests. Womens fiction novels have made their way into the hearts of book clubs all over the world, and 2019 promises a brand new host of pageturners that you and your fellow book clubbers will be. These nonfiction book choices offer a variety of interesting selections to choose from and will stimulate good.
It s a fine line to walk but we believe these do so effectively and will add a heartwarming touch to your book club gatherings. Valentine elizabeth wetmore women band together during the 1970s texas oil boom to protect one another from a toxic masculine environment. Selecting each months book requires walking a fine. Whether in person or online, theyre the perfect place to read great books with great book nerds, and dive. The huffington post selected the tigers wife for our now discontinued book club in 2011, and with good reason. These nonfiction book choices offer a variety of interesting selections to choose from and will stimulate good conversation about your faith. May 06, 2019 some times my book club considers it challenging to find thoughtful, discussable books. The easy storytelling and unique setting reminded me of the books i used to devour on summer evenings.
Maybe youve already read the lovely bones, water for elephants, cutting for stone, the guernsey literary and potato peel pie society. In you, me, and the sea, young merrow meets amir, a boy who takes away her pain and brings about her first true love story. In her new job, she meets other fierce women and gains lasting friendships. 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 recommendations for christian book clubs includes books from each of these categories. Find new books to read and participate in fascinating discussions. Walkers best known work, which follows the horrific violence and oppression of several africanamerican women in the 1930s, won the pulitzer prize for fiction as well as the national book. Selecting each months book requires walking a fine line between art and science, preplanning and sheer luck. Women may not yet run the world but we do make for some of the most intriguing characters. Jasmine and chelsea are best friends on a missiontheyre sick of the way women are treated. And the easiest way to make sure your book club actually reads the books is to choose ones that have depth, create just a little controversy, and spark your imagination chick lit fluff need not apply.
Apr 14, 2020 poetry recommendations for your book club. The list is also heavily weighted toward historical fiction because i spend most of my reading hours in this genre. Finding the best book club book can be tough since most book clubs have people with differing tastes. The goal of the book club is to have fun, expand our horizons, and exchange ideas with other interesting women. Heres the list of some of the top 10 funny books that would be a worthwhile addition to any womans book club. 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.
All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, little fires everywhere by celeste. In as little as a half an hour, a great story can reset your mind and lift up. Margaret is the 12yearold everywoman, waiting for her first period and literally praying for breasts. Set during the great depression, englishwoman alice wright marries a handsome american and finds herself transplanted to rural kentucky. These 29 titles are the best book club books ranging from nonfiction to chicklit. These inspirational books for women by women will give you all the motivation you need to get out there and start leading the life you want to live. Roger, a seemingly bland divorced middleaged guy, and bethany, a cynical goth girl in her early 20s, are.
Plus, you want to make sure its a book people will have strong feelings about so theres stuff to discuss. Jun 06, 2015 11 stellar book club picks for your next all women s gathering. There is nothing better than discussing good books with your friends. 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. Whatever your book club s reading preferences historical fiction, heartfelt family sagas, thoughtprovoking teen novels, and more this list has a book that is sure to please. They are great picks for women s book clubs and the kind of books youll want to pass on to the important women in your lifeyour mother, sister, and best friend. Read up on some older recommendations for bonus ideas. I have two cardinal rules in selecting the best book club books. Heres a complete list of every book recommended over the years, from an american marriage to wild. Nina ansarys new book, anonymous is a woman, profiles overlooked women throughout history.
Here are some of the best books to read with your book club. We have included a good mix of fiction and nonfiction and tossed in a mystery and a thriller while were at it. Apr 17, 2018 picking your book club books for the year can be a daunting decision. This list of book club books has nonfiction, chicklit, young adult and middle grade titles, history books and parenting books. Natalia has returned to her roots in balkan country to lend a hand at an orphanage, and.
If it would be helpful, heres a list of books ive read that i can confidently recommend for my book club or yours most suggestions are made with women in mind. How do we define the best book club picks for 2020. Considering how my whole life sometimes feels like a book club, i wanted to share a few of the best books to spark discussion. 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. Its a fine line to walk but we believe these do so effectively and will add a heartwarming touch to your book club gatherings. It is so easy to get busy with our careers and our families, that reading for pleasure takes a back seat. Popular ladies book club books showing 150 of 1,216 all the light we cannot see hardcover by.
Here, weve rounded up the best oprah s book club books, for those of you looking to take a recommendation from o herself. Complaints about a lack of excitement in the books any particular book group chooses are common. From where we stand, books are an essential key to healthy living. Read it forward readers voted for the absolute best book club books, the reads that. There are plenty of reasons to have a gettogether with your girlfriends. All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, gone. Our lists of book club favorites curious about what other book clubs are interested in. All the light we cannot see by anthony doerr, gone girl by gillian flynn, the help by kathryn stockett, the book thief by mar.
Book club books that will get the conversation and wine flowing. Oprahs book club list all 83 books oprah has recommended. So to help you lovereading has decided to lend a hand by, each month, selecting a number of books we feel are perfect and will give your group a rewarding discussion as well as a rewarding read. For additional book club recommendations, check out my. Obrehts portrayal of a southeast europe corrupted by war yet inspired by legends and fairy tales is both touching and deeply important. This book tells the parallel stories of two afghan women.
Anthony doerr goodreads author shelved times as ladies bookclub avg rating 4. The san diego women s book club is designed for women in san diego to be able to get together once a month to discuss good books. Os books editor leigh haber, and assistant editor michelle hart offer their take on some of the best books every woman should read, a mix of classic and contemporary works. A years worth of perfect picks for your book club barnes. To enroll books in the publisher s book promotion program and reach thousands of avid readers globally. We read only fun books that make our members rediscover their love of reading.
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. Online shopping for book club picks from a great selection at books store. Thats why i put together a big article detailing new books that will be a great fit for book clubs. The best book club picks for 2020 for busy moms who want. And if you need book club suggestions, this list is sure to fit the bill with options that everyone will love. 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. And i plan to write book club questions for each of these so be sure to check back to the site often for those. Mar 20, 2012 reading for your book club and socializing with your group members is a lot of fun, but sometimes it can be tricky to find a book that no one has read yet and everyone will enjoy. Published by hachette books more than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during world war ii. Some of these were published in late 2019, while some arent released yet, so theyre split into sections by publication date. Here, weve rounded up the best oprahs book club books, for those of. The 5 best book club books i read in 2018 off the shelf. Best new books to read now 2020 top reads for women. Put them all together and thats our idea of a good time, tbh.306 484 686 1554 1308 626 742 845 1231 56 641 18 1436 1014 457 809 1349 894 356 628 1473 874 560 1333 985 491 552 944 268 656 140