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The Must-Read Books According To Your Favorite Celebs

The Must-Read Books According To Your Favorite Celebs

Staying in has become the new norm, but that doesn't mean you can't escape to another world without stepping foot outside. The current times present the perfect opportunity to curl up with a good book, and who better to take a recommendation from than avid readers Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, and Jenna Bush? Our algorithm finds top-rated and highly-reviewed products according to shoppers just like you to bring you the best of the best, and ahead, we've used it to create a list of vetted book selections by the celebrity ladies themselves for all your spring book club meetings and personal reads alike. Discover gripping tales of trial, heartwarming stories about family, and coming-of-age books that are suitable for any type of reader. From Michelle Obama's must-read memoir to romance novels and more, keep scrolling to see our edit of the best book club books to add to your reading list right now. Opening image: @reesesbookclub

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April 7, 2020

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Becoming By Michelle Obama
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Becoming By Michelle Obama


LOVED FOR: This intimately personal and inspiring memoir picked by Oprah shows a side of former First Lady Michelle Obama most of us have never seen. Obama reflects on a life of meaning and accomplishment all while sharing stories from her past that help to empower her future.

FUN FACT: This book is a #1 New York Times Bestseller and the winner of an NAACP Image Award. 

The Girl With The Louding Voice By Abi Daré


BEST FOR: This vivid story of a young Nigerian girl trying to get an education is a powerful and gripping read for those seeking to be inspired. 

USERS SAID: "ALL the stars for this book!! Putting my feelings into words after such a powerful story feels impossible. This story tore at every seam of my heart. It was both beautiful and devastating. I was horrified then filled with hope."

The Scent Keeper By Erica Bauermeister


WHY YOU NEED IT: Best-selling author Erica Bauermeister paints the enchanting story of a little girl named Emmeline and her life on a remote island with her father. This coming-of-age novel explores the ideas of families, the power of memories, and how they all shape the course of life.

HELPFUL TIP: Indulge in a night of reading and me-time by soaking in a hot bubble bath and popping on a face mask, then snuggle up on the couch in your comfiest loungewear and pour yourself a glass of wine to help you fully escape and get lost in this captivating novel's tale. 

The Water Dancer By Ta-Nehisi Coates


BEST FOR: This riveting and raw story of a man born into slavery is a perfect conversation-starter for a virtual book club meeting. 

USERS SAID: "People will be reading The Water Dancer generations from now. Ta-Nehisi Coates has always been a writer of elegant nonfiction, and this novel is both elegant and gorgeous. It’s one of those life-changing reads that I’ll be thinking about for a long time."

Writers & Lovers By Lily King


WHY YOU NEED IT: The dreams of a thirty-something writer and her journey through love and life make this an enjoyable weekend read. 

FUN FACT: This New York Times bestseller is a follow up to Lily King's 2014 breakthrough novel Euphoria, which was loosely based on the experiences of Margaret Mead.

The Jetsetters By Amanda Eyre Ward


WHY YOU NEED IT: This insightful and hilarious read about family is a hopeful and optimistic story worth enjoying.

LOVED FOR: The classic family drama, unearthed secrets, and heartwarming theme

Olive, Again By Elizabeth Strout


BEST FOR: This empathetic story is ideal for those who enjoy unconventional romance. 

FUN FACT: The author, Elizabeth Strout, is the winner of a Pultizer Prize.

Valentine By Elizabeth Wetmore


BEST FOR: This book is perfect for drama genre fans.

USERS SAID: "Can’t stop thinking about this book. I’ve never read anything quite like it before. The writing style is unusual, but don’t be put off by it... You will miss out on its greatness if you do." 

Untamed By Glennon Doyle


LOVED FOR: This revealing and powerful memoir of activist, speaker, and author Glennon Doyle is a must-read for feminists.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Glennon Doyle is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Love Warrior—a book that Oprah has recommended to her book club! 

American Dirt By Jeanine Cummins


WHY YOU NEED IT: This award-winning book about a strong parent-child relationship is an American classic.

USERS SAID: "From the first sentence of this book, I was hooked. It is a book that you simply cannot put down. The narrative is propulsive, beautifully written, and inspires both bone-chilling suspense and eye-opening commentary." 

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