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Favorite Monthly Lists & Picks

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Favorite Monthly Lists & Picks

Each month, we share top book picks from Indie Next and LibraryReads, as well as the Target Book Club title and Pennie's Pick for Costco. We also feature a number of other prominent picks, including Oprah’s Book Club, the Barnes & Noble Book Club, the Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club, Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club, the "Good Morning America" Book Club, the PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club, and Simon & Schuster’s Book Club Favorites.

You can see previous years' features here: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014.
 


 

FEBRUARY 2021

Indie Next
#1 Pick: THE PARIS LIBRARY by Janet Skeslien Charles
THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah
THE SURVIVORS by Jane Harper
MILK FED by Melissa Broder
MILK BLOOD HEAT: Stories by Dantiel W. Moniz
FAKE ACCOUNTS by Lauren Oyler
THE KINDEST LIE by Nancy Johnson
THE UNWILLING by John Hart
THE REMOVED by Brandon Hobson
SEND FOR ME by Lauren Fox
ZORRIE by Laird Hunt
LOVE IS AN EX-COUNTRY: A Memoir by Randa Jarrar
THE BAD MUSLIM DISCOUNT by Syed M. Masood
REMOTE CONTROL by Nnedi Okorafor
A THOUSAND SHIPS by Natalie Haynes
BENEATH THE KEEP: A Novel of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
LAND OF BIG NUMBERS: Stories by Te-Ping Chen
THE GIRL FROM THE CHANNEL ISLANDS by Jenny Lecoat
WE RUN THE TIDES by Vendela Vida
MADE IN CHINA: A Prisoner, an SOS Letter, and the Hidden Cost of America’s Cheap Goods by Amelia Pang

LibraryReads
Top Pick: THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah
THE ECHO WIFE by Sarah Gailey
FINLAY DONOVAN IS KILLING IT by Elle Cosimano
HONEY GIRL by Morgan Rogers
THE KINDEST LIE by Nancy Johnson
THE KITCHEN FRONT by Jennifer Ryan
MUCH ADO ABOUT YOU by Samantha Young
THE PARIS LIBRARY by Janet Skeslien Charles
THE VINEYARD AT PAINTED MOON by Susan Mallery
THE WITCH'S HEART by Genvieve Gorniche

Target Book Club
WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM by Gina Wilkinson (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick for Costco
OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
GOOD NEIGHBORS by Sarah Langan (Click here for more)

Reese's Book Club
THE SANATORIUM by Sarah Pearse (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah and SEND FOR ME by Lauren Fox (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
HOW THE ONE-ARMED SISTER SWEEPS HER HOUSE by Cherie Jones (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
INTERIOR CHINATOWN by Charles Yu (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
YELLOW WIFE by Sadeqa Johnson (Click here for more)
 



JANUARY 2021

Indie Next
#1 Pick: THE PROPHETS by Robert Jones, Jr.
WHAT COULD BE SAVED by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz
OUTLAWED by Anna North
THE HOUSE ON VESPER SANDS by Paraic O’Donnell
THE PUSH by Ashley Audrain
BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME by Julia Claiborne Johnson
THE FORTUNATE ONES by Ed Tarkington
THE CENTER OF EVERYTHING by Jamie Harrison
THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins
THE INLAND SEA by Madeleine Watts
THE LIAR'S DICTIONARY by Eley Williams
YOU'LL NEVER BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED TO LACEY: Crazy Stories About Racism, by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar
THE MYSTERY OF MRS. CHRISTIE by Marie Benedict
HADES, ARGENTINA by Daniel Loedel
A SWIM IN A POND IN THE RAIN: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life by George Saunders
ACROSS THE GREEN GRASS FIELDS by Seanan McGuire
THE CHILDREN'S BLIZZARD by Melanie Benjamin
BLACK BUCK by Mateo Askaripour
OUR DARKEST NIGHT: A Novel of Italy and the Second World War by Jennifer Robson
A CROOKED TREE by Una Mannion

LibraryReads
Top Pick: THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins
THE CHILDREN'S BLIZZARD by Melanie Benjamin
THE EX TALK by Rachel Lynn Solomon
THE HOUSE ON VESPER SANDS by Paraic O’Donnell
OUTLAWED by Anna North
THE PERFECT GUESTS by Emma Rous
THE PUSH by Ashley Audrain
REMOTE CONTROL by Nnedi Okorafor
SHIPPED by Angie Hockman
SIRI, WHO AM I? by Sam Tschida

Target Book Club
THE DUTCH HOUSE by Ann Patchett (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick for Costco
THE MYSTERY OF MRS. CHRISTIE by Marie Benedict (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
BETTER LUCK NEXT TIME by Julia Claiborne Johnson (Click here for more)

Reese's Book Club
OUTLAWED by Anna North (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
BLACK BUCK by Mateo Askaripour (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
THE PUSH by Ashley Audrain (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
TRICK MIRROR: Reflections on Self-Delusion, by Jia Tolentino (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
WHITE IVY by Susie Yang (Click here for more)