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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: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014.
 



DECEMBER 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: WINTERING: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times, by Katherine May
A WEALTH IN PIGEONS: A Cartoon Collection by Harry Bliss and Steve Martin
THE BURNING GOD by R. F. Kuang
BEFORE THE COFFEE GETS COLD by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
THE STAR-CROSSED SISTERS OF TUSCANY by Lori Nelson Spielman
BIG GIRL, SMALL TOWN by Michelle Gallen
OAK FLAT: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West, by Lauren Redniss
EARTHEATER written by Dolores Reyes, translated by Julia Sanches
HOW TO FAIL AT FLIRTING by Denise Williams
THE THIRTY NAMES OF NIGHT by Zeyn Joukhadar
A CERTAIN HUNGER by Chelsea G. Summers
LITTLE WISHES by Michelle Adams
HOW TO CATCH A QUEEN: Runaway Royals, by Alyssa Cole
SHED NO TEARS by Caz Frear
THE CHICKEN SISTERS by KJ Dell’Antonia
THE ORCHARD by David Hopen
NIGHTS WHEN NOTHING HAPPENED by Simon Han
THE ARCTIC FURY by Greer Macallister
DANCING IN THE MOSQUE: An Afghan Mother’s Letter to Her Son by Homeira Qaderi
BARELY FUNCTIONAL ADULT: It’ll All Make Sense Eventually, by Meichi Ng

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: HOW TO FAIL AT FLIRTING by Denise Williams
THE ARCTIC FURY by Greer Macallister
HOW TO CATCH A QUEEN: Runaway Royals, by Alyssa Cole
MARION LANE AND THE MIDNIGHT MURDER by T.A. Willberg
PRETTY LITTLE WIFE by Darby Kane
TAKE IT BACK by Kia Abdullah
TEN RULES FOR FAKING IT by Sophie Sullivan
TEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT THE DUKE: A Difficult Dukes Novel, by Loretta Chase
THIS TIME NEXT YEAR by Sophie Cousens
THE WRONG FAMILY by Tarryn Fisher

Target Book Club
LONG BRIGHT RIVER by Liz Moore (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE NIGHT PORTRAIT: A Novel of World War II and da Vinci's Italy, by Laura Morelli (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
THE CHICKEN SISTERS by KJ Dell’Antonia (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
THE BLUEST EYE by Toni Morrison (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
THIS TIME NEXT YEAR by Sophie Cousens (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
SEVERANCE by Ling Ma (Click here for more)
 



NOVEMBER 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: MEMORIAL by Bryan Washington
THE COLD MILLIONS by Jess Walter
WE KEEP THE DEAD CLOSE: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Century of Silence by Becky Cooper
WHERE THE WILD LADIES ARE: Stories, written by Aoko Matsuda, translated by Polly Barton
PLAIN BAD HEROINES written by emily m. danforth, with illustrations by Sara Lautman
GROUP: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life by Christie Tate
MOONFLOWER MURDERS by Anthony Horowitz
INVISIBLE GIRL by Lisa Jewell
WHITE IVY by Susie Yang
GOODNIGHT BEAUTIFUL by Aimee Molloy
CRAZY STUPID BROMANCE by Lyssa Kay Adams
THIS TIME NEXT YEAR WE'LL BE LAUGHING: A Memoir by Jacqueline Winspear
RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí Clark
TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten
THE ONCE AND FUTURE WITCHES by Alix E. Harrow
WRITTEN IN THE STARS by Alexandria Bellefleur
FORTUNE FAVORS THE DEAD by Stephen Spotswood
THE MIDNIGHT BARGAIN by C.L. Polk
THE BUTCHERS' BLESSING by Ruth Gilligan
THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS: A Novella and Stories by Danielle Evans

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: MISS BENSON'S BEETLE by Rachel Joyce
BEFORE THE COFFEE GETS COLD by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
THE BOY TOY by Nicola Marsh
THE BURNING GOD by R. F. Kuang
MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev March
THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS: A Novella and Stories by Danielle Evans
THE STAR-CROSSED SISTERS OF TUSCANY by Lori Nelson Spielman
THIS TIME NEXT YEAR WE'LL BE LAUGHING: A Memoir by Jacqueline Winspear
WHITE IVY by Susie Yang
WRITTEN IN THE STARS by Alexandria Bellefleur

Target Book Club
KEEPING LUCY by T. Greenwood (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE WONDER BOY OF WHISTLE STOP by Fannie Flagg (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
THE COLD MILLIONS by Jess Walter (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
GROUP: How One Therapist and a Circle of Strangers Saved My Life by Christie Tate (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
WHITE IVY by Susie Yang (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
MEMORIAL by Bryan Washington (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
THE POET X by Elizabeth Acevedo (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THE BOOK OF LOST NAMES by Kristin Harmel (Click here for more)
 



OCTOBER 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LaRUE by V. E. Schwab
HENCH by Natalie Zina Walschots
WHITE TEARS/BROWN SCARS: How White Feminism Betrays Women of Color, by Ruby Hamad
THE END OF THE DAY by Bill Clegg
A DEADLY EDUCATION by Naomi Novik
LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND by Rumaan Alam
KEEP MOVING: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change, by Maggie Smith
ROUGH HOUSE: A Memoir, by Tina Ontiveros
STAKES IS HIGH: Life After the American Dream, by Mychal Denzel Smith
BLACK SUN by Rebecca Roanhorse
HERE WE ARE by Graham Swift
DEAR CHILD by Romy Hausmann
THE TALENTED MISS FARWELL by Emily Gray Tedrowe
DOWN ALONG WITH THAT DEVIL'S BONES: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy, by Connor Towne O’Neill
THE BELL IN THE LAKE written by Lars Mytting, translated by Deborah Dawkin
DANCING WITH THE OCTOPUS: A Memoir of a Crime by Debora Harding
CONFESSIONS ON THE 7:45 by Lisa Unger
SOLUTIONS AND OTHER PROBLEMS: Essays, by Allie Brosh
MAGIC LESSONS: The Prequel to Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
CUYAHOGA by Pete Beatty

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LaRUE by V. E. Schwab
BLACK SUN by Rebecca Roanhorse
CONFESSIONS ON THE 7:45 by Lisa Unger
GOODNIGHT BEAUTIFUL by Aimee Molloy
LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND by Rumaan Alam
THE ONCE AND FUTURE WITCHES by Alix E. Harrow
PLAIN BAD HEROINES written by emily m. danforth, with illustrations by Sara Lautman
RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí Clark
SPOILER ALERT by Olivia Dade
THE WONDER BOY OF WHISTLE STOP by Fannie Flagg

Target Book Club
THE OTHER PEOPLE by C. J. Tudor (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE STATIONERY SHOP by Marjan Kamali (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND by Rumaan Alam (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
HIS ONLY WIFE by Peace Adzo Medie (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
LEAVE THE WORLD BEHIND by Rumaan Alam (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
HELPING CHILDREN SUCCEED: What Works and Why, by Paul Tough (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
WHEN WE WERE VIKINGS by Andrew David MacDonald (Click here for more)
 



SEPTEMBER 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: ANXIOUS PEOPLE by Fredrik Backman
TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM by Yaa Gyasi
PIRANESI by Susanna Clarke
THE EXILES by Christina Baker Kline
HOMELAND ELEGIES by Ayad Akhtar
VESPER FLIGHTS by Helen Macdonald
WORLD OF WONDERS: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments, written by Aimee Nezhukumatathil, illustrated by Fumi Nakamura
WHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING by Alyssa Cole
THE LYING LIFE OF ADULTS written by Elena Ferrante, translated by Ann Goldstein
MONOGAMY by Sue Miller
THE BIG DOOR PRIZE by M.O. Walsh
WINTER COUNTS by David Heska Wanbli Weiden
BETTY by Tiffany McDaniel
ONE BY ONE by Ruth Ware
JUST US: An American Conversation, by Claudia Rankine
A ROGUE OF ONE'S OWN by Evie Dunmore
EAT A PEACH: A Memoir, by David Chang with Gabe Ulla
THE WRIGHT SISTER by Patty Dann
IMPERSONATION by Heidi Pitlor
MILL TOWN: Reckoning with What Remains by Kerri Arsenault

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: WHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING by Alyssa Cole
BATTLE GROUND: A Novel of the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY by Matt Haig
MONOGAMY by Sue Miller
PIRANESI by Susanna Clarke
A ROGUE OF ONE'S OWN by Evie Dunmore
THE ROOMMATE by Rosie Danan
TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM by Yaa Gyasi
WELL PLAYED by Jen DeLuca
THE WRITER'S LIBRARY: The Authors You Love on the Books That Changed Their Lives by Nancy Pearl and Jeff Schwager

Target Book Club
THE WORLD THAT WE KNEW by Alice Hoffman (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE SILVER ARROW by Lev Grossman (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM by Yaa Gyasi (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
THE LAST STORY OF MINA LEE by Nancy Jooyoun Kim (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
TRANSCENDENT KINGDOM by Yaa Gyasi (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
FIFTY WORDS FOR RAIN by Asha Lemmie (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
BEATEN DOWN, WORKED UP: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor, by Steven Greenhouse (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THE WORLD THAT WE KNEW by Alice Hoffman (Click here for more)
 



AUGUST 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy
LUSTER by Raven Leilani
HARROW THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir
THE DEATH OF VIVEK OJI by Akwaeke Emezi
FLYAWAY by Kathleen Jennings
TRUE STORY by Kate Reed Petty
HIEROGLYPHICS by Jill McCorkle
MEMORIAL DRIVE: A Daughter’s Memoir by Natasha Trethewey
CROSSINGS by Alex Landragin
HAMNET: A Novel of the Plague by Maggie O’Farrell
EMPIRE OF WILD by Cherie Dimaline
THE VANISHING SKY by L. Annette Binder
UNIVERSE OF TWO by Stephen P. Kiernan
THE EIGHTH DETECTIVE by Alex Pavesi
THE DISASTER TOURIST written by Yun Ko-Eun, translated by Lizzie Buehler
THE BUTTERFLY LAMPSHADE by Aimee Bender
THE BRIGHT SIDE SANCTUARY FOR ANIMALS by Becky Mandelbaum
YOU HAD ME AT HOLA by Alexis Daria
I HOLD A WOLF BY THE EARS: Stories by Laura van den Berg
MIRACLE COUNTRY: A Memoir by Kendra Atleework

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: YOU HAD ME AT HOLA by Alexis Daria
CASTE: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson
THE EXILES by Christina Baker Kline
HARROW THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir
THE NIGHT SWIM by Megan Goldin
NO OFFENSE by Meg Cabot
THE SILENT WIFE by Karin Slaughter
SQUEEZE ME by Carl Hiaasen
THE SWITCH by Beth O'Leary
VANESSA YU'S MAGICAL PARIS TEA SHOP by Roselle Lim

Target Book Club
THE ORPHAN COLLECTOR by Ellen Marie Wiseman (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
LAST ORDERS by Graham Swift (Click here for more)

Oprah's Book Club
CASTE: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
THE PULL OF THE STARS by Emma Donoghue (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
EVERYTHING INSIDE: Stories by Edwidge Danticat (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
THE COMEBACK by Ella Berman and HERE IT IS: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America by R. Eric Thomas (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
THE LIONS OF FIFTH AVENUE by Fiona Davis (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
BEIJING PAYBACK by Daniel Nieh (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THE DEARLY BELOVED by Cara Wall (Click here for more)
 



JULY 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: MEXICAN GOTHIC by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
TAKE A HINT, DANI BROWN by Talia Hibbert
THE GIRL FROM WIDOW HILLS by Megan Miranda
THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes
THE ONLY GOOD INDIANS by Stephen Graham Jones
SURVIVOR SONG by Paul Tremblay
FRESH WATER FOR FLOWERS written by Valérie Perrin, translated by Hildegarde Serle
THE LOST AND FOUND BOOKSHOP by Susan Wiggs
FLORENCE ADLER SWIMS FOREVER by Rachel Beanland
THE SHADOWS by Alex North
FILTHY BEASTS: A Memoir by Kirkland Hamill
CROOKED HALLELUJAH by Kelli Jo Ford
THE LAST FLIGHT by Julie Clark
UTOPIA AVENUE by David Mitchell
WHAT YOU WISH FOR by Katherine Center
THE SIRENS OF MARS: Searching for Life on Another World, by Sarah Stewart Johnson
BECOMING DUCHESS GOLDBLATT: A Memoir by Anonymous
FRIENDS AND STRANGERS by J. Courtney Sullivan
NINE SHINY OBJECTS by Brian Castleberry
THE BEAUTY IN BREAKING: A Memoir by Michele Harper

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: PEACE TALKS: A Novel of the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
BOYFRIEND MATERIAL by Alexis Hall
CROOKED HALLELUJAH by Kelli Jo Ford
THE HEIR AFFAIR by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
THE LOST AND FOUND BOOKSHOP by Susan Wiggs
MEMORIAL DRIVE: A Daughter's Memoir by Natasha Trethewey
ONE TO WATCH by Kate Stayman-London
THE ONLY GOOD INDIANS by Stephen Graham Jones
SURVIVOR SONG by Paul Tremblay
WHAT YOU WISH FOR by Katherine Center

Target Book Club
ONE TO WATCH by Kate Stayman-London (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE WEDDING THIEF by Mary Simses (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
FLORENCE ADLER SWIMS FOREVER by Rachel Beanland (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
I'M STILL HERE: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown and THE GUEST LIST by Lucy Foley (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
FRIENDS AND STRANGERS by J. Courtney Sullivan (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
SEX AND VANITY by Kevin Kwan (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
CITIZEN: An American Lyric, by Claudia Rankine (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THIS TENDER LAND by William Kent Krueger (Click here for more)
 



JUNE 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: A BURNING by Megha Majumdar
THE JANE AUSTIN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner
THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett
BEACH READ by Emily Henry
THE SECOND HOME by Christina Clancy
BROKEN PEOPLE by Sam Lansky
CATHERINE HOUSE by Elisabeth Thomas
SUPER HOST by Kate Russo (now publishing February 2, 2021)
PIZZA GIRL by Jean Kyoung Frazier
SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT by Meryl Wilsner
REPRODUCTION by Ian Williams
YOU EXIST TOO MUCH by Zaina Arafat
RED DRESS IN BLACK AND WHITE by Elliot Ackerman
THE FALLING WOMAN by Richard Farrell
I'D GIVE ANYTHING by Marisa de los Santos
A TASTE OF SAGE by Yaffa S. Santos
SHAKESPEARE FOR SQUIRRELS by Christopher Moore
THE LOST DIARY OF VENICE by Margaux DeRoux
WEIRD BUT NORMAL: Essays, by Mia Mercado
THE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: MEXICAN GOTHIC by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
THE BOYFRIEND PROJECT by Farrah Rochon
DEVOLUTION: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre by Max Brooks
THE EMPIRE OF GOLD: The Daevabad Trilogy by S.A. Chakraborty
THE GIRL FROM WIDOW HILLS by Megan Miranda
THE GUEST LIST by Lucy Foley
THE LAST FLIGHT by Julie Clark
THE LIES THAT BIND by Emily Giffin
TAKE A HINT, DANI BROWN by Talia Hibbert
THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett

Target Book Club
THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS by Lisa Jewell (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE KEEPER OF LOST THINGS by Ruth Hogan (Click here for more)

Oprah's Book Club
DEACON KING KONG by James McBride (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
I'M STILL HERE: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown and THE GUEST LIST by Lucy Foley (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
A BURNING by Megha Majumdar (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
THE VANISHING HALF by Brit Bennett (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
AMERICAN SPY by Lauren Wilkinson (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THE FAMILY UPSTAIRS by Lisa Jewell (Click here for more)
 



MAY 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: DEATH IN HER HANDS by Ottessa Moshfegh (now publishing June 23rd)
THE BOOK OF LONGINGS by Sue Monk Kidd
THE PARIS HOURS by Alex George
HOLLYWOOD PARK: A Memoir by Mikel Jollett
ALL ADULTS HERE by Emma Straub
SIMON THE FIDDLER by Paulette Jiles
THE KNOCKOUT QUEEN by Rufi Thorpe
THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon
SEA WIFE by Amity Gaige
NETWORK EFFECT: A Murderbot Novel by Martha Wells
DEVOLUTION: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre by Max Brooks (now publishing June 16th)
THE FIXED STARS: A Memoir by Molly Wizenberg (now publishing August 4th)
PRETTY THINGS by Janelle Brown
GROWN UPS by Emma Jane Unsworth (now publishing August 18th)
A CHILDREN'S BIBLE by Lydia Millet
ON LIGHTHOUSES by Jazmina Barrera, translated by Christina MacSweeney
TAKE ME APART by Sara Sligar
SIRI, WHO AM I? by Sam Tschida (now publishing January 12, 2021)
BRAISED PORK by An Yu
THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION by John Moe

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT by Meryl Wilsner
ALL ADULTS HERE by Emma Straub
BEACH READ by Emily Henry
BIG SUMMER by Jennifer Weiner
A GOOD MARRIAGE by Kimberly McCreight
HAPPY AND YOU KNOW IT by Laura Hankin
THE JANE AUSTIN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner
NETWORK EFFECT: A Murderbot Novel by Martha Wells
RECIPE FOR PERSUASION by Sonali Dev
THE WIFE STALKER by Liv Constantine

Target Book Club
ASK AGAIN, YES by Mary Beth Keane (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE SEVEN OR EIGHT DEATHS OF STELLA FORTUNA by Juliet Grames (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
ALL ADULTS HERE by Emma Straub (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
THE HENNA ARTIST by Alka Joshi (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
ALL ADULTS HERE by Emma Straub (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
THE STREET by Ann Petry (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
ASK AGAIN, YES by Mary Beth Keane (Click here for more)
 



APRIL 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: THE GLASS HOTEL by Emily St. John Mandel
VALENTINE by Elizabeth Wetmore
THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA by TJ Klune
THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB'S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES by Grady Hendrix
ENTER THE AARDVARK by Jessica Anthony
AFTERLIFE by Julia Alvarez
NORTHERNMOST by Peter Geye
THREE HOURS IN PARIS by Cara Black
HOW MUCH OF THESE HILLS IS GOLD by C Pam Zhang
SIN EATER by Megan Campisi
THE UNSEEN written by Roy Jacobsen, translated by Don Shaw and Don Bartlett
THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power, by Deirdre Mask
THE HONEY-DON'T LIST by Christina Lauren
THE ROXY LETTERS by Mary Pauline Lowry
THE CITY WE BECAME by N. K. Jemisin
BEHELD by TaraShea Nesbit
DARLING ROSE GOLD by Stephanie Wrobel
THE PRETTIEST STAR by Carter Sickels
GODSHOT by Chelsea Bieker
CHOSEN ONES by Veronica Roth

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: THE SOUTHERN BOOK CLUB'S GUIDE TO SLAYING VAMPIRES by Grady Hendrix
A BAD DAY FOR SUNSHINE by Darynda Jones
THE BOOK OF LONGINGS by Sue Monk Kidd
THE BOOK OF LOST FRIENDS by Lisa Wingate
CHOSEN ONES by Veronica Roth
GIRL GONE VIRAL by Alisha Rai
THE HAPPY EVER AFTER PLAYLIST by Abby Jimenez
HE STARTED IT by Samantha Downing
LITTLE SECRETS by Jennifer Hillier
YOU DESERVE EACH OTHER by Sarah Hogle

Target Book Club
GIRLS LIKE US by Cristina Alger (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS by Jennifer Rosner (Click here for more)

Oprah's Book Club
HIDDEN VALLEY ROAD: Inside the Mind of an American Family by Robert Kolker (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
CONJURE WOMEN by Afia Atakora (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
VALENTINE by Elizabeth Wetmore (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
DISAPPEARING EARTH by Julia Phillips (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
MRS. EVERYTHING by Jennifer Weiner (Click here for more)
 



MARCH 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: MY DARK VANESSA by Kate Elizabeth Russell
WRITERS & LOVERS by Lily King
A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler
SAINT X by Alexis Schaitkin
IN FIVE YEARS by Rebecca Serle
DOCILE by K.M. Szpara
APEIROGON by Colum McCann
THIS TOWN SLEEPS by Dennis E. Staples
EIGHT PERFECT MURDERS by Peter Swanson
WE RIDE UPON STICKS by Quan Barry
GREENWOOD by Michael Christie
DEACON KING KONG by James McBride
SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn
UNDERCOVER BROMANCE by Lyssa Kay Adams
RECOLLECTIONS OF MY NONEXISTENCE: A Memoir by Rebecca Solnit
THE ANIMALS AT LOCKWOOD MANOR by Jane Healey
OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore
THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson
THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE by Abi Daré
SEPARATION ANXIETY by Laura Zigman

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: MY DARK VANESSA by Kate Elizabeth Russell
DARLING ROSE GOLD by Stephanie Wrobel
THE GLASS HOTEL by Emily St. John Mandel
A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler
IF I NEVER MET YOU by Mhairi McFarlane
IN FIVE YEARS by Rebecca Serle
A MURDEROUS RELATION: A Veronica Speedwell Mystery by Deanna Raybourn
THE RETURN by Rachel Harrison
THE TWO LIVES OF LYDIA BIRD by Josie Silver
UNDERCOVER BROMANCE by Lyssa Kay Adams

Target Book Club
THE HUNTING PARTY by Lucy Foley (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
LOST BOY FOUND by Kirsten Alexander (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
THE JETSETTERS by Amanda Eyre Ward (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
WRITERS & LOVERS by Lily King (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
IN FIVE YEARS by Rebecca Serle (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
INHERITANCE: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THE WINEMAKER’S WIFE by Kristin Harmel (Click here for more)
 



FEBRUARY 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins
WEATHER by Jenny Offill
AUTHOR IN CHIEF: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote, by Craig Fehrman
A LONG PETAL OF THE SEA by Isabel Allende
WHEN WE WERE VIKINGS by Andrew David MacDonald
HOMIE: Poems, by Danez Smith
THINGS IN JARS by Jess Kidd
VERGE: Stories by Lidia Yuknavitch
THE MERCIES by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CARSON McCULLERS: A Memoir by Jenn Shapland
THE AUTHENTICITY PROJECT by Clare Pooley
HIGHFIRE by Eoin Colfer
THE SEEP by Chana Porter
RUN ME TO EARTH by Paul Yoon
EVERYWHERE YOU DON'T BELONG by Gabriel Bump
WHEN TIME STOPPED: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains by Ariana Neumann
THE THIRD RAINBOW GIRL: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg
THE UNSPOKEN NAME by A. K. Larkwood
CARTIER'S HOPE by M.J. Rose
THE RESISTERS by Gish Jen

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: THE AUTHENTICITY PROJECT by Clare Pooley
THE BEAR by Andrew Krivak
THE GIRL IN WHITE GLOVES: A Novel of Grace Kelly by Kerri Maher
GOLDEN IN DEATH by J. D. Robb
MERCY HOUSE by Alena Dillon
OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore
THE OTHER MRS. by Mary Kubica
SAINT X by Alexis Schaitkin
THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson
THE WORST BEST MAN by Mia Sosa

Target Book Club
LIGHTS ALL NIGHT LONG by Lydia Fitzpatrick (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK by Kim Michele Richardson (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
THE SCENT KEEPER by Erica Bauermeister (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE by Abi Daré (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
AMERICAN PRISON: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment, by Shane Bauer (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THE STATIONERY SHOP by Marjan Kamali (Click here for more)
 



JANUARY 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: SUCH A FUN AGE by Kiley Reid
DEAR EDWARD by Ann Napolitano
LONG BRIGHT RIVER by Liz Moore
IMAGINARY MUSEUMS: Stories, by Nicolette Polek
BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain
THE MAGICAL LANGUAGE OF OTHERS: A Memoir by E.J. Koh
UNCANNY VALLEY: A Memoir by Anna Wiener
THE VANISHED BIRDS by Simon Jimenez
NIGHT THEATER by Vikram Paralkar
LADY CLEMENTINE by Marie Benedict
BEFORE AND AFTER THE BOOK DEAL: A Writer’s Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book, by Courtney Maum
CREATURES by Crissy Van Meter
CLEANNESS by Garth Greenwell
DEEP STATE by Chris Hauty
KINGDOMTIDE by Rye Curtis
YOU WERE THERE TOO by Colleen Oakley
HOW QUICKLY SHE DISAPPEARS by Raymond Fleischmann
WHY WE CAN'T SLEEP: Women’s New Midlife Crisis by Ada Calhoun
COME TUMBLING DOWN by Seanan McGuire
THE TENANT by Katrine Engberg

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: DEAR EDWARD by Ann Napolitano
ALL THE WAYS WE SAID GOODBYE: A Novel of the Ritz Paris by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White
AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins
FOLLOWERS by Megan Angelo
HIGHFIRE by Eoin Colfer
HOW QUICKLY SHE DISAPPEARS by Raymond Fleischmann
LONG BRIGHT RIVER by Liz Moore
LOVE HER OR LOSE HER by Tessa Bailey
WHEN WE WERE VIKINGS by Andrew David MacDonald
YOU WERE THERE TOO by Colleen Oakley

Target Book Club
THE GIRL HE USED TO KNOW by Tracey Garvis Graves (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE GIRLS WITH NO NAMES by Serena Burdick (Click here for more)

Oprah's Book Club
AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
DEAR EDWARD by Ann Napolitano (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
SUCH A FUN AGE by Kiley Reid (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
DEAR EDWARD by Ann Napolitano (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
LONG BRIGHT RIVER by Liz Moore (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
HEART BERRIES: A Memoir, by Terese Marie Mailhot (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THE DAUGHTER'S TALE by Armando Lucas Correa (Click here for more)