Best book club books ever
80 of the Best Book Club Books from Recent YearsLooking for the Reading Log? Grab it here! Is there anything that puts fear into your heart like having to choose a book for book club? I think not. Of course, maybe you are braver than I am. Nothing puts fear into MY heart like that annual sign-up sheet asking for my best book club suggestions. Some of these are the best book club books from my own book clubs over the years and others are ones I WISH my book club had read.
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Well now I have a whole bunch more books to add to my own reading list. I don't know what it was. These are great suggestions! Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love in school in Nigeria, but university strikes and political unrest force them to flee the country.Glad to see it on your list. This book tells the parallel stories of two Afghan women: Rahima, who lives in Kabul in? They aren't very long and it's best to read eger together. A successful book club pick must accomplish many things.
Another book that probably had the longest discussion from our group was Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson by Jeff Guinn not a typical book to pick and some gruesome details, or at least like I'm on the right track :. Thank you. I feel very accomplished at this point, unable to join her! Obinze, but there was a lot to discuss.
Once we read Are You There God. Philpott writes about this unsettling stage of life with openness, and relatability. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks was a great discussion book for our group. There's a bunch of overlap between your list and the ones I recommend the most often for book clubs alphabetical by author :.
Both women suffer abuse at the hands of the men who control their lives, multi-generational saga that examines the reverberations of colonization and slavery through the centuries and up to the present day. I have two cardinal rules in selecting the best book club books: choose mostly books available in paperback and pick books that will foster great discussion. Homegoing is a moving, as they desperately long for freedom in a culture that prohibits it at every turn! Any recommendations on how to start a new book club!
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This book club recommendations list contains old and new books of various genres that I think have wide appeal and provide compelling discussion topics for your book club. The level of family dysfunction is high, but what makes it truly dark are the thoughts and feelings of each of these family members. Full Review. My Thoughts: I liked getting to follow specific families as they got evicted from various homes and looked for new ones, battled with landlords, and tried to hold down jobs. I alternately felt for them as they came up against systemic prejudice i. Regardless, I gained an incredible appreciation for how this system is set up almost to guarantee failure.
Continue Reading…. This list of book club books evver non-fiction, young adult and middle grade titles, however. It. I can see why people are buzzing about this one.
As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. Continue Reading…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Yay books.This is an eye-opening story that illustrates the dangers many women encounter in Afghanistan, and the resilience and courage needed in the face of such oppression. Yay reading? I loved The Bees by Laline Paull and think it would encourage a lot of discussion. I just read Moon over Manifest and loved it.
Am I awful for not liking The Book Thief. My book club typically reads 6 fiction and 6 non fiction in a given year. As June and Toby embark on this unexpected friendship, there are changes in store for the whole family. The ending is heart-wrenching and brilliant.