Celebrity Book Clubs - September 2020
Reese Witherspoon's Book Club
- ADULT PICK: The Last Story of Mina Lee by Nancy Jooyoun Kim
- YA PICK: You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
Read with Jenna - The Today Show
- Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
GMA Book Club
- Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie
Well-Read Black Girl Book Club
- ADULT PICK: Luster by Raven Leilani
- YA PICK: Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi & Yusef Salaam
Belletrist Book Club (Emma Robert's Book Club)
- The Lightness by Emily Temple
Andrew Luck Book Club
- ROOKIE PICK: I Am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes
- VETERAN PICK: Gloryland by Shelton Johnson
BuzzFeed Book Club
- The New Wilderness by Diane Cook
Vox Book Club
- The Idiot by Elif Batuman
Teen Vogue Book Club
Project Lit Community Book Club
- Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Oprah's Book Club
- Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
A REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICKINSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Riveting and unconventional, The Last Story of Mina Lee traces the far-reaching consequences of secrets in the lives of a Korean immigrant mother and her daughter
A Stonewall Honor Book!
A Reese's Book Club YA Pick!Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town.
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.
A Good Morning America Book Club Pick and New York Times Bestseller!
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
New York Times and USA Today bestseller * Walter Award Winner * Goodreads Finalist for Best Teen Book of the Year * Time Magazine Best Book of the Year * Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year *
“A teen thriller in the vein of the ‘90s horror movie The Craft . . . A beautiful meditation on meditation . . . Frequently hilarious, and thoughtful throughout.” —The New York Times Book Review
Winner of the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award!
An upbeat, empowering, important picture book from the team that created the award-winning Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
a nonstop ball of energy.
Powerful and full of light.
I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader.
"A work of extraordinary imagination and sympathy, a journey from slavery to the mountaintop, perfectly realized." --Ken Burns, American filmmaker
WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF FICTION OF 2020
NPR BEST BOOK OF 2020
BUZZFEED BEST BOOK OF 2020
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE
"THE ENVIRONMENTAL NOVEL OF OUR TIMES" —Lemn Sissay, Booker Prize Judge
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book • Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction • Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction
“Easily the funniest book I’ve read this year.” —GQ
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man’s coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed
The host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, shares his personal story and the injustices he faced while growing up half black, half white in South Africa under and after apartheid in this New York Times bestselling young readers' adaptation of his adult memoir.
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times