Celebrity Book Clubs - October 2020

Reese Witherspoon's Book Club

  • ADULT PICK: His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie
  • YA PICK: Furia by Yamile Saied Mendez

Read with Jenna - The Today Show

  • Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam

GMA Book Club

  • The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club

  • ADULT PICK: Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
  • YA PICK: Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

Belletrist Book Club (Emma Robert's Book Club)

  • We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry

Andrew Luck Book Club

  • ROOKIE PICK: Firebird by Misty Copeland & Christopher Myers
  • VETERAN PICK: Beloved by Toni Morrison

BuzzFeed Book Club

  • The Index of Self-Destructive Acts by Christopher Beha

Vox Book Club

  • Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Teen Vogue Book Club

  • Sanctuary by Paola Mendoza & Abby Sher

Project Lit Community Book Club

  • Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

Oprah's Book Club

  • Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
His Only Wife Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781616209155
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - September 1st, 2020

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB PICK
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
One of BuzzFeed's "29 Books We Couldn’t Put Down This Year"

A Must-Read Novel: The New York Times Book Review * BuzzFeed *  Marie Claire * Parade * Travel + Leisure * Ms.


Furia Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781616209919
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

A REESE WITHERSPOON x HELLO SUNSHINE BOOK CLUB YA PICK

One of BuzzFeed's Must-Read YA Books of 2020
A Best Book of the Year: Cosmopolitan * Kirkus Reviews * SheReads * New York Public Library 


“An engrossing #OwnVoices novel.”
PopSugar

“This book wi


Leave the World Behind: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062667632
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - October 6th, 2020

A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award (Fiction)


The Midnight Library: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525559474
Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking - September 29th, 2020

"A feel-good book guaranteed to lift your spirits."—The Washington Post 

New York Times bestseller | Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction | A Good Morning America Book Club Pick!


Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER 

Yaa Gyasi's stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national best seller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama
.


Staff Pick Badge
Grown Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062840356
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - September 15th, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller! “Grown exposes the underbelly of a tough conversation, providing a searing examination of misogynoir, rape culture, and the vulnerability of young black girls.


Staff Pick Badge
We Ride Upon Sticks: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781524748098
Availability: Backordered - Usually Ships in 14-90 days
Published: Pantheon - March 3rd, 2020

"We Ride Upon Sticks . . . is for the kind of adults who watch Stranger Things and still have, somewhere, an athletic award inscribed on a paper plate." —NPR

**NPR “Best Books of 2020**
**TIME “Must Read Books of 2020”**
**Book Riot "Best Books of 2020**


Firebird Cover Image
By Misty Copeland, Christopher Myers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399166150
Availability: Not In Stock - Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2014

In her debut picture book, Misty Copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird.


Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding New York Times bestseller transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby.


The Index of Self-Destructive Acts Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781947793828
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tin House Books - May 5th, 2020

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

A Best Book of the Year at Kirkus, BuzzFeed, The Christian Science Monitor, Library Journal, and more

“A significant novel, beautifully crafted and deeply felt. Beha creates a high bonfire of our era's vanities. . . . This is a novel to savor.” —Colum McCann


Staff Pick Badge
Mexican Gothic Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525620785
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Del Rey - June 30th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “It’s Lovecraft meets the Brontës in Latin America, and after a slow-burn start Mexican Gothic gets seriously weird.”—The Guardian
 


Sanctuary Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815712
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

Co-founder of the Women's March makes her YA debut in a near future dystopian where a young girl and her brother must escape a xenophobic government to find sanctuary.


Dear Justyce Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984829665
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

The stunning sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller Dear Martin. Incarcerated teen Quan writes letters to Justyce about his experiences in the American juvenile justice system. Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Angie Thomas.


Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times