Find out what Reese’s book club is reading this month and see every book chosen for Reese Witherspoon’s book club list.
In 2017, Reese Witherspoon announced the start of Reese’s Book Club through her media company Hello Sunshine. Soon the well-known actress had amassed a loyal following with her thought-provoking choices every month.
Impressed with the quality of Reese’s book club, I wanted to share the full Reese Witherspoon reading list.
You’ll find plenty of intriguing reads among Reese Witherspoon’s book club books. Mixing nonfiction with novels, Reese’s book club picks are extremely discussion-worthy.
If you are looking for a great book club recommendation, here is your complete guide to Reese Witherspoon’s book club list.
Reese’s Book Club February 2024 Pick
DéLana R. A. Dameron
Growing up in a Black working class South Carolina neighborhood, Mika Tabor has become a repository for the stories of her loved ones. Told through a series of vignettes, Redwood Court showcases Mika’s coming of age as well as her family history: her grandparents who survived Jim Crow to settle on Redwood Court; her parents working two jobs to provide a better life, and her older sister, finding her own footing.
Reese’s Book Club January 2024 Pick
Every time an assignment comes in from the mysterious Mr. Smith, Evie takes a new identity and learns everything she can about the town and its people. Her newest mark: Ryan Sumner. But Evie connects with Ryan in a way she hasn’t in a long time. When a shadow from her past turns up, Evie must do everything she can to stay one step ahead and complete her mission. Especially after what happened last time.
Reese’s Book Club December 2023 Pick
Ten years ago, Bess and Joni spend a summer in Greece with their best friend Evangeline. When Evangeline dies, Bess and Joni find themselves suspects, their brash personalities are vilified by the media, but ultimately no charges are filed against them. Since then, Bess has kept the lowest profile possible while Joni has become an outspoken motivational speaker. When Joni’s fiancée disappears, Bess comes out of hiding to support Joni and must face what really happened all those summers ago. A fascinating character study of female friendships, Berman examines how easily our lives can be cherry-picked to paint us white or black, when we are all shades of grey.
Reese’s Book Club November 2023 Pick
On an ordinary Monday, Emma rushes out the door to work, not having time to deal with her husband Dan and their children, who all seem to be sad or on edge. After dinner, Emma has a blow-up fight with Dan. When Dan takes the dog for a walk, he is killed in a car accident. Waking up the next day, Emma finds it’s Monday again. Desperately trying to change their fate, Emma keeps reliving that awful Monday hoping that this time she might get it right. Reese Witherspoon is set to produce the movie adaptation of Maybe Next Time, hence it’s choice as her November book club pick.
Reese’s Book Club October 2023 Pick
Alix E. Harrow
Bad luck seems to run through Eden, Kentucky, and Opal certainly has had her fair share. An orphan and a high school dropout, Opal works as a part-time cashier hoping to save enough money to escape Eden and set up a better life for her younger brother. When offered some extra cash to help out at the town’s famous spooky mansion, Opal digs into the secrets of Starling House and the author who used to own it.
Reese’s Book Club September 2023 Pick
Spending her life building an L.A. real estate empire, Lana Rubicon is not prepared to convalesce in a sleepy coastal town with her daughter Beth and granddaughter Jack. After Jack discovers a dead body while kayaking, she becomes the prime suspect. Determined to find the truth, Lana and Beth become amateur detectives, discovering a web of family disputes and shady land deals permeating the town.
Reese’s Book Club August 2023 Pick
In 2020, three grown daughters return to their family orchard in Michigan to isolate with their mother. They beg her to tell them about a story from her youth when she fell in love with famous actor Peter Duke while they performed together at the Tom Lake Theater Company. As Lara ponders her life, her daughters begin to wonder about their own choices.
Reese’s Book Club July 2023 Pick
R. F. Kuang
Although June and Athena went to school together, Athena has found major success as an Asian-American novelist while June struggles to get a foot in the door, probably because she’s just another basic white girl. When June witnesses Athena’s death in a freak accident, she impetuously snatches up Athena’s unfinished work. Publishing it as her own, June rebrands herself as a racially ambiguous Juniper Song and becomes an instant bestseller. Yet as the truth threatens to come out, June must decide how far she is willing to go to keep her secret.
Reese’s Book Club June 2023 Pick
Cassandra Dankworth has a fairly predictable life and she loves it that way. Until her boyfriend dumps her, she gets fired, and the local cafe runs out of banana muffins. When Cassandra discovers that she can go back and change the past, she starts making small adjustments to fix everything. Except, she realizes she might be trying to change all the wrong things.
Reese’s Book Club May 2023 Pick
Crystal Smith Paul
When legendary white actress Kitty Karr Tate leaves her entire estate to the St. John sisters, three wealthy Black women, the media has lots of questions. As Elise St. John sorts through Kitty’s journals, she finds something that will change her world. For Kitty’s rise to fame from a segregated Southern town is a tale of unexpected family, sacrifices, and crimes that could ruin the St. John family.
Reese’s April 2023 Pick
Comedy writer Sally Milz has given up on finding love, channeling herself into her work writing for a television late-night live comedy show. When her average-looking male coworker starts dating a celebrity, Sally decides to write a sketch about how that would never happen for an average-looking woman. As she works on the sketch with Noah Brewster, this week’s pop music host, she realizes that sparks are flying and her life is looking more and more like a romantic comedy.
Reese’s Book Club March 2023
Set in a small village in occupied France during WWII, the story centers around two sisters. Forced to house a German officer in her home, the older sister Vianne Mauriac must decide, to protect her daughter, where exactly she should draw the line of being complicit with German demands. On the other hand, her younger sister Isabelle Rossignol feels committed to doing anything she can to resist the German occupation.
Reese Witherspoon shocked her book club members by skipping the new releases and picking a book that has been a popular bestseller for eight years. To be honest, a majority of her book club members have likely read (and loved) The Nightingale. Reese claims it’s the perfect pick for Women’s History Month (even though it is not based on a true story) and she wanted to pick a book to highlight the rise of antisemitism (why aren’t we picking a Jewish author, or even a book with a Jewish protagonist?). I frankly think her production company must be involved with the upcoming movie adaptation, and she is shamelessly using her book club has free publicity.
Reese’s Book Club February 2023
In 1950s Philadelphia, fifteen-year-old Ruby Pearsall is on track to become the first person in her family to go to college until a taboo love affair derails her plans. Meanwhile, in Washington DC, Eleanor Quarles falls madly in love with William Pride at Howard University. Yet his wealthy Black family are not too keen on adding her to the fold. Hoping a baby will help, Eleanor is desperate to get pregnant, but when she crosses paths with Ruby, she feels like she’s found the perfect solution.
Reese’s Book Club January 2023
During her senior of high school, Maya’s best friend mysteriously dropped dead in front of Frank, a man they had been spending time with that summer. Trying to kick the addiction that helped her cope with her friend’s death, Maya is shocked to see a YouTube video of another teenager girl dropping dead in front of Frank. Returning to her hometown to search for answers, Maya finds clues in her deceased father’s book that make her reevaluate her past.
Reese’s Book Club December 2022 Pick
Coming off her hit bestseller, Hamnet, Maggie O’Farrell returns with another gorgeous historical fiction novel set in Renaissance Italy. When her sister dies, Lucrezia de Medici unexpectedly marries her late sister’s fiance, a man desperate for an heir. As Lucrezia ponders her new husband’s nature – whether he is a kind sophisticate or a ruthless politician – she begins to suspect he is planning to kill her. Highlighting the constrictions of life for medieval women, The Marriage Portrait‘s plot was slow to build, but the descriptive writing was captivating to read.
Reese’s Book Club November 2022 Pick
With the announcement of the upcoming television adaptation on Hulu, Reese Witherspoon has chosen Cheryl Strayed’s advice column true stories for her November book club. Known for her stunning memoir, Wild, Cheryl Strayed used to run an anonymous advice column for The Rumpus. From love to relationships to work drama, Dear Sugar gave out heartfelt advice which she has since collected into a heartwarming book.
Reese’s Book Club October 2022 Pick
In a dystopian America, libraries are heavily censored and authorities can relocate children of dissidents, especially those of Asian descent. For years, Bird has disavowed the work of his mother, a banned Chinese American who left years ago. When he receives a drawing in the mail, Bird sets out on a quest to search for his missing mother, leading him to an underground network in New York and a new act of defiance.
Reese’s Book Club September 2022 Pick
Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
In 1950s San Francisco, Vivian is ecstatic when her three daughters begin to make a name for themselves as the singing girl group, The Salvations. Although Vivian has arranged a once-in-a-lifetime chance for The Salvations, her daughters have begun to grow up and have desires of their own. As the neighborhood begins gentrifying, Vivian struggles to maintain control even when her past comes back to threaten her.
Reese’s Book Club August 2022 Pick
Just after midnight, Jen is watching out the window for her teenage son Todd to come home when she sees him murder an older man right outside their house. With her son in custody, Jen goes to be in despair but wakes to find the day starting all over again. Caught in a time loop, Jen must find out the impetus for the murder and try anything she can to stop it.
Reese’s Book Club July 2022 Pick
Kiki Banjo, the host of a popular student radio show, has one mission: to keep the women of the Afro-Caribbean society at Whitewell University from falling from players. But when she kisses Malakai Korede, who she just denounced as the worst player of all, they are forced to fake a relationship to salvage their reputations. But the more Kiki gets to know Malakai, the more she wonders if her presumptions about him were wrong.
Reese’s Book Club June 2022
Just as strait-laced Ava Wong’s perfect life begins to crumble, her former roommate from mainland China appears with a scheme to make them both rich. Winnie has an audacious scheme to import near replica fakes of expensive luxury goods from China, but she just needs someone with an American passport to pull it off. Yet when the scheme goes south, Winnie disappears, leaving Ava to face the consequences.
Reese’s Book Club May 2022
As a child, Esme often stayed out of sight under the table while her father and his colleagues worked on creating the first Oxford English Dictionary. When she discovers the word “bondmaid” which the men have rejected, Esme realizes that many words related to women and the poor are often ignored. So Esme sets off to collect her own Dictionary of Lost Words during the height of the women’s suffrage movement.
Reese’s Book Club April 2022
Sara Nović gives you an insightful look into the deaf community with a story about the personal and political crises that surround students and the headmistress at the River Valley School for the Deaf. Charlie is a rebellious transfer student who has never met another deaf person and Austin is the school’s golden boy who is shocked when his baby sister is born hearing. Meanwhile, February is desperately trying to keep the school open and her marriage intact.
Reese’s Book Club March 2022
The Home Group is a selective group of celebrity clubs where the rich and famous can party in private and then sleep it off in one of the luxury suites. As a group of celebrities descends on the pinnacle of The Home Group’s resorts, the company employees are pushed to the breaking point and bad behavior and deadly secrets lead to an explosive weekend.
Reese’s Book Club February 2022
Nina de Gramont
In Reese Witherspoon’s February book club pick, Nina de Gramont boldly reimagines the unsolved eleven-day disappearance of famous mystery writer Agatha Christie. In a glittery world of privilege in 1925, Nan O’Dea begins an affair with Archie Christie. Told from Nan’s perspective, The Christie Affair is a tale of a calculated plot to steal another woman’s husband, ending in betrayal and possibly murder.
YA Pick: Winter 2022
After being kicked out of Dr. Beecham’s anatomy lessons because she’s a woman, Hazel Sinnett must find a way to study anatomy on her own so she can pass the medical examination. Hazel strikes a deal with body snatcher Jack Currer to provide corpses for her to study on. However, Jack has his own problems – a resurgence of an old disease that forces the two of them to dig into the secrets of Edinburgh society.
Reese’s Book Club January 2022
Indian American journalist Smita reluctantly accepts an assignment to cover a story in India. Meena, a Hindu woman, was attacked in her own village by her own family when she married a Muslim man. As Smita encounters a society where tradition is more important than love, she must face secrets from her family’s past. At the same time, Smita’s own attraction to a Muslim man brings out the stark contrast of her situation vs. Meena’s.
Reese’s Book Club December 2021
Lucky Armstrong has just pulled off a million-dollar heist with her boyfriend Cary. Just as she’s ready to start a whole new life, her luck turns, and Lucky finds herself penniless and all alone. When she realizes she won the lottery, she debates how to claim her winnings without being arrested and begins to confront her past to make a way for her future.
November 2021 Pick
On the island of Cyprus, two teenagers, one Greek and one Turkish, fall in love under the lush fig tree at the local tavern. When war breaks out, Kostas and Defne are separated, but they never stop wondering what happened to each other. Years later, A woman in London tries to parse out the secrets of her family rooted in the fig tree that grows in her backyard.
YA Pick: Fall 2021
Andromeda is a debtera, an exorcist who cleanses households of the Evil Eye. When her mentor abandons her before she receives her license, she is forced to only work for wealthy patrons. Desperate, she accepts a job from a wealthy young heir, Magnus Rochester, that ends up being far beyond her skill level and highly dangerous. Yet Andromeda won’t quit like all the other debtera, because even if she could die, she’s fallen in love with Magnus.
October 2021 Pick
Feeling lost in her 40s, Anna feels lost now that her daughter is grown up and her mother is dead. Going through her mother’s things, Anna finds some clues to the identity of her African father she never knew. Surprisingly, Anna discovers he became the leader (or dictator, depending on whom you talk to) of a small African country and is still alive today.
September 2021 Pick
María Amparo Escandón
In the L.A. drought, Mexican-American matriarch Keila is tired of her loveless marriage to Oscar whose only thought is for the weather and the rain that might never come. When Keila decides to end her marriage, her three adult daughters are forced to take a hard look at their own relationships in this witty family drama chosen by Reese Witherspoon for her September book club pick.
August 2021 Pick
On their annual girls’ trip, Emily and Kristen are having the time of their lives in Chile. On the last night, Emily comes back to the hotel to find Kristen in the room with a dead body. Kristen claims she killed that the cute backpacker she picked up attacked her and she killed him in self-defense. Except, the same thing happened last year. As Emily’s guilt over the cover-up reaches a boiling point, Kristen makes a surprise trip to visit her and Emily has serious doubts about their friendship.
YA Pick: Late Summer 2021
To the world, seventeen-year-old Jo Kuan is a lady’s maid to the daughter of one of Atlanta’s cruelest men. However, she secretly writes a newspaper advice column for Southern women. When Jo uses her anonymity to challenge the Southern view on race and gender, the backlash threatens to expose her and places her in the path of Atlanta’s most notorious criminal.
July 2021 Pick
Miranda Cowley Heller
On a July morning, Elle wakes up at The Paper Palace, her family’s summer home, with an enormous choice facing her. The previous night, she had sex with her childhood best friend Jonas while their spouses chatted in the kitchen. Now Elle must decide between the perfectly happy married life she has made with Peter or the life that could have been with Jonas if tragedy hadn’t struck.
June 2021 Pick
Trying to do it all as a single mom, bestselling erotica author Eva Mercy is starting to feel the pressure. When sparks fly between Eva and Shane Hall, a reclusive bestselling novelist, at a literary event, the Black literati takes note. What they don’t know is that, as teenagers, Eva and Shane spent one torrid week in love before Shane broke her heart, and they’ve been writing to each other ever since.
May 2021 Pick
Before Owen Michaels disappeared, he smuggled a note to his new wife Hannah: Protect her. Hannah knows he’s referring to his sixteen-year-old daughter Bailey, but Bailey doesn’t want anything to do with Hannah. As Owen’s boss gets arrested and the FBI come knocking, Hannah and Bailey must come together to discover Owen’s secrets.
Summer 2021 YA Pick
The Princess Diaries meets Crazy Rich Asians in Emiko Jean’s delightfully fun young adult story about a Japanese-American teenager who learns her birth father is the Crown Prince of Japan. Suddenly, Izumi is swept away into a life of royalty and struggles to fit in as a princess. Can she bridge the gap between being too Japanese for America and too American for Japan while still getting her happily ever after?
April 2021 Pick
While working as a producer at the BBC, Tessa is covering a recent IRA raid in Belfast when she spots her sister on the security footage pulling a ski mask over her face. Tessa is sure Marian must have been coerced for she would never condone violence. As Tessa gets pulled into the investigation, she must decide where her loyalties lie, what she is willing to do for family, and how to balance the needs of a sister with those of her newborn son.
YA Pick: Spring 2021
As a biracial teen, Daunis Fontaine has never fit in at her hometown or in the nearby Ojibwe reservation. While her dreams of studying medicine are on hold so she can care for her mother, Daunis’s eye gets caught by her brother’s new friend. When Daunis witnesses a shocking murder, she gets pulled into an investigation that could tear her community apart.
March 2021 Pick
Talia is desperate to get out of a Colombian correctional facility for teenagers to meet her father in America who is waiting with a plane ticket to the United States. Infinite Country tells the story of Talia’s family. Her parents, Mauro and Elena, who come to the US on a work visa, and then must decide whether it’s worth the risk to overstay their visa. A daughter of Colombian immigrants, Patricia Engel brings to life the hard decisions faced by mixed-status families.
February 2021 Pick
Having taken time off from her job as a detective, Elin Warner agrees to attend a celebration of her estranged brother’s engagement. At a minimalist Swiss five-star hotel that used to be a sanatorium, Elin immediately feels on edge. When her brother’s fiance disappears and a storm shuts off access to the remote hotel, all the guests begin to panic and Elin must use all her skills to find out what is going on.
January 2021 Pick
In 1894, seventeen-year-old Ada thinks life is going well when she gets married. When a year passes and she hasn’t had a child, Ada must flee her old life for fear of being burned as a witch. She takes up with the infamous Hole in the Wall Gang, lead by the charismatic Kid. Hoping to create a refuge for outcast women, the Kid has them go on a dangerous mission and Ada must decide how much she is willing to risk.
YA Pick: Winter 2021
When Abby signs up for a DNA service, she’s hoping to give her best friend (and crush) a nudge in her direction. She never expected to find she has an older sister, the gorgeous Instagram star Savvy. To discover more, Abby arranged to meet up with Savvy at a summer camp in a young adult story about the joys that can be found in the messiness of life.
December 2020 Pick
In a small Kansas town, a feud between two competing fried chicken restaurants has lasted generations. After marrying the son of the competing side, Amanda is tired of the family feud. Hoping to end things once and for all, she enters them as contestants on a reality food show. Amanda won’t have it easy when her sister returns home to help their parents with the business. This story of complicated relationships will be just the comfort food you need this winter season.
YA Pick: December 2020
The true story of a brave Polish teenager faced with impossible choices during World War II. When a knock sounds on the door in the middle of the night, sixteen-year-old Stefanie Podgorska decides to risk it all hiding a Jewish boy in her attic. As her attic begins to fill w, she is terrified when the Germans requisition her house. Now she has twelve hidden Jews above, two Nazis below and the sole responsibility for her six-year-old sister.
November 2020 Pick
Although ranked at the top of her law school class, Christie Tate kept fantasizing about suicide. Her therapist Dr. Rosen recommended she join his weekly psychotherapy group session where he promises that if she shows up and is completely honest, her life will change. Christie’s poignant memoir talks about the importance of connection we all crave.
YA Pick: November 2020
Laura Taylor Namey
Lila Reyes has it all planned out until everything comes crashing down. Worried for her mental health, her parents send her to spend the summer with friends in England. Exchanging sunny Miami for rainy England doesn’t quite cheer up Lila, until she meets a dreamy teashop clerk who threatens to further wreck all of Lila’s carefully laid plans.
October 2020 Pick
Peace Adzo Medie
To give her mother a life of financial security, Afi Tekple agrees to marry a man she has never met. Afi moves from her small village of Ho to Ghana’s capital city and is shocked by the difference between the two. Expected to be the perfect trophy wife to a wealthy businessman, Afi learns to balance the expectations of those around her and realizes that some rules are meant to be broken.
October 2020 YA Pick
The first book in a new young adult fantasy series, Fable is about a seventeen-year-old girl who spends her whole life at sea as part of her father’s trading empire. After her mother drowns in a storm, Fable is abandoned on an island of thieves by her father. Desperate to return to her rightful place among her father’s crew, Fable enlists the help of West, a young trader who isn’t who he seems.
September 2020 Pick
Nancy Jooyoun Kim
Margot Lee has always struggled to understand her mother Mina, a Korean War orphan and undocumented immigrant. After Mina’s suspicious death, Margot begins to dig into the life of her single mother. Contrasting Mina’s first year in Los Angeles with Margot’s present-day discoveries, The Last Story of Mina Lee tells the dramatic mother-and-daughter story of immigrant life in America.
September 2020 YA Pick
Yamile Saied Méndez
At home in Argentina, Camila is the perfect daughter, hiding in the shadow of her brother’s soccer success and being careful around her short-tempered daughter. But on the soccer pitch, she is La Furia, a powerhouse of skill. When her team makes it into the South American tournament, Camila realizes she cannot play in the tournament without telling her family that she plays soccer.
August 2020 Pick
A collection of eight short stories about different Haitian women as they experience love and loss. From Miami and Port-au-Prince to an unnamed Caribbean country, Danticat’s stories tell of romance, divorce, birth, and death and highlight the power of humanity.
August 2020 YA Pick
In Reese’s Book Club’s first-ever YA pick, Witherspoon has chosen a poor Black teen in the Midwest desperate to win the prom. Liz Lightly has never worried too much about fitting in at her small prom-obsessed high school. When her financial aid request to her dream college falls through, she is willing to do whatever it takes to be crowned prom queen and win the scholarship that goes with it.
June & July 2020 Picks
Austin Channing Brown
Austin Channing Brown grew up as a Black Christian woman in middle-class white America, and her new memoir bears witness to racial injustice is woven into the very fabric of America. Brown points out how often we often fall short on our goal to promote diversity and details what we can do to learn to love Blackness.
On a remote island, the perfect wedding turns deadly in this thrilling mystery. The high-profile wedding between a television star and a magazine publisher is supposed to be the perfect event. Set off the coast of Ireland, all the stops have been pulled out. Yet once the guests arrive, past conflicts come into play and someone turns up dead. Was it the bride? The best man? The wedding planner? Foley keeps you guessing until the end, giving each suspect a firm motive to want to commit murder.
May 2020 Pick
Fleeing an abusive marriage, Lakshmi rebuilds a life for herself as the most coveted henna artist in all of Jaipur in the 1950s. A confidante to the wealthy women of the town, Lakshmi is known as a vault of secrets. When her husband suddenly reappears, Lakshmi’s carefully constructed world is thrown off-balance.
April 2020 Pick
After writing about recovering a marriage rocked by her husband’s infidelity in Love Warrior, Glennon Doyle has a new memoir/self-help book about her love story with US soccer star Abby Wambach. Doyle details how she found herself by realizing her true power comes from within and not from the expectations others put on her.
March 2020 Pick
Amanda Eyre Ward
When Charlotte Perkins wins a Mediterranean cruise, she convinces her grown children to come along hoping to reunite her estranged brood. Can these four adults find common ground among the sights of Europe, or will family drama and past secrets continue to drive them apart?
February 2020 Pick
Emmeline spends her entire childhood on a remote island with her father, who uses scents and senses to teach her about the world. Eventually, she is sent out into a world full of love, betrayal, and ambition. A unique story about the power of scent to trigger memories, The Scent Keeper is a tale full of imagination.
January 2020 Pick
Blogger Alix Chamberlain has built herself a brand empowering women. When she moves to Philadephia, she feels overwhelmed by her two young daughters and comes to rely on her babysitter, Emira Tucker. While watching Alix’s two-year-old, Emira is shocked one day to be stopped by a grocery store clerk, only because she is black. Reid certainly sparks a conversation about racism and privilege.
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Reese’s Book Club Books 2019
Conviction by Denise Mina
Mystery & Thriller
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
Fair Play by Eve Rodsky
The Secrets We Kept by Lara Prescott
The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda
Mystery & Thriller
Whisper Network by Chandler Baker
The Cactus by Sarah Haywood
From Scratch by Tembi Locke
The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
Ren must find his master’s severed finger and return it, in the next 49 days, or his master’s soul will be doomed to wander the earth. All while a tiger stalks the town. Amazon | Goodreads | More Info
Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory
When Nikole’s actor boyfriend proposes at a Dodgers game, she says no, much to the anger of the local crowd. To her rescue comes Carlos, a handsome doctor who makes the perfect rebound. Amazon | Goodreads | More Info
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Reese’s Book Club Books 2018
One Day in December by Josie Silver
It’s love at first sight for Laurie when she sees a man at a bus stop one snowy day in December. Having missed their chance, Laurie searches for him for a year before finally meeting him – as her best friend’s new boyfriend. Amazon | Goodreads | More Info
The Other Woman by Sadie Jones
Mystery & Thriller
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
The youngest of five brothers, five-year-old Claude wants to be a girl when he grows up. His family wants him to be whoever he wants to be, but aren’t ready to share Claude’s secret with the world. Amazon | Goodreads
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
For years, Kya Clark has survived alone in the marshes of the North Carolina coast. Dubbed “The Marsh Girl” by the locals, she was abandoned by her family and has been raised by nature itself. Amazon | Goodreads | More Info
Still LIves by Maria Hummel
Mystery & Thriller
When an avant-garde artist disappears during the opening of her big exhibit depicting violence against women, Maggie Richter, the editor of the museum, begins her own investigation. Amazon | Goodreads
Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton
Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman
Mystery & Thriller
You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld
A collection of three stories: a suburban mother wanting to take down her friends’ empire based on a lie, a lawyer who meets her childhood nemesis, and an Ivy League student who learns the truth about a classmate’s life. Amazon | Goodreads
Happiness by Heather Harpham
When wanderlust-seeking Heather becomes pregnant, homebody Brian decides he doesn’t want children. Alone in California, Heather must learn to be a single parent to an ill child, and whether to let Brian back in. Amazon | Goodreads
Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal
The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo
From the moment Lucy and Gabe met as seniors at Columbia University, their meeting seemed fated. When he accepts a job in the Middle East and she stays in New York, they must decide how much of their story is fate and how much is choice. Amazon | Goodreads
Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown
Reese’s Book Club Books 2017
The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine
Mystery & Thriller
Coveting the life of elite socialite Daphne, Amber Patterson sets out on a mission to insinuate herself into the Parrish family, and take the life she knows should be hers. Amazon | Goodreads | More Info
This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett
The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
In the quiet suburbs of Cleveland, Elena Richardson is a stickler for rules and order. But when the free-spirited Mia Warren with her mysterious past rents a house from the Richardson’s, Elena’s whole world feels threatened. Amazon | Goodreads | More Info
The Lying Game by Ruth Ware
Mystery & Thriller
Four girls were expelled from their boarding school for compulsive lying that led to the disappearance of a teacher. Now a bone has been found and they are haunted by their past. Amazon | Goodreads | More Info
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
In 1915, Eve Gardiner is overjoyed to join the Alice Network of the French Resistance during WWI, only to see it betrayed. Then, in 1947, Eve agrees to help Charlie St. Clair, an American socialite desperate to find her cousin, Rose, who disappeared during World War II. Amazon | Goodreads
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Socially awkward Eleanor Oliphant has the habit of saying exactly what she thinks. When Eleanor and her slovenly coworker help an elderly gentleman after a fall, the three become friends. Amazon | Goodreads | More Info
Which book from Reese Witherspoon’s book club list will you read first?