I hope you find many gems for your upcoming book club meetings. Jan 14, 2017 the plot of the book has each member of the club presenting the book that means the most to them in their lives, so book clubs are sure to take note and find some more books to read within the. The most popular book club books of the past decade bookbub. Take a look at the most searched books on litlovers. Dec 06, 2014 all have published in paperback since september 2014, or will do by march 2015. The invention of wings by sue monk kidd, orphan train by christina baker kline, the goldfinch by donna tartt, the r. Here are our reading groups favorite book club books of 2014 based on our 2014 survey results.
The years best book club reads some of these novels will touch your heart. The huffington post selected the tigers wife for our now discontinued book club in 2011, and with good reason. Liane moriarty has 27 books on goodreads with 4055619 ratings. It is impossible to read this book and not come away thinking differently about our status as women and about all the unsung heroines who play a role in getting us to where we are, oprah said after picking the novel as the third selection for oprahs book club 2. For additional book club recommendations, check out my. Here are 29 book club suggestions that i think most people will enjoy reading, ones that will spark interesting discussions, and ones that youll feel good about having forced other people to read. Whether you belong to a book club or not, this is a great list of book recommendations and books that are fun to discuss. Brief history of seven killings will hit you in the gut so hard that it will leave you wondering if its possible for a book to have fists. These are the books our readers picked as the best of 2014 from. 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. Favorite books reading group choices book club recommendations. Best books of 2014 for all ages book club books, good.
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. Of course, if you are in a book group, choosing what to read next can be a serious matter as not every book has subject matter that can really be dicussed. This falls lineup of top readinggroupready reads brings us new novels by elizabeth gilbert. Book world critics pick the best reads of 2014 in fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and. We meet once a year to select books for the entire year which is a little different from how other clubs choose their books.
Popular book club books showing 150 of 82,956 all the light we cannot see hardcover by. Score a book s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Ccc book club list 2014 time to choose our books for 2014, please add your favorites or let me know them and i will add. For us, 2014 was a year of reading insatiably, like most years prior. With this in mind, the amazon books editors set out to compile a list of 100 books to read in a lifetime.
You can also click on view all books beneath the search box to run a more advanced search, and to scroll through all of the books in our database. The ending made us wonder if there was a glimmer of hope. A years worth of perfect picks for your book club barnes. Maybe you could try and see if you could find books to read which is translated into as many languages as possible, so as many people as possible kan follow your book club. In the previous post we shared the results of our 2020 survey of book club members to find out their alltime favorite book club books. I tend to think all book club selections should be on the short side to accommodate a variety of reading schedules for book club members. Mastercard, american express paypal, diners club and discover. Now that youve had some time to recover from all those champagne wishes and caviar dreams, its time to get down to business. American dirt, dear edward, the nickel boys, the family upstairs, and the testaments. It was the great depression and for jacob the circus was both his salvation and a living hell. The good book club is an invitation to all episcopalians to join in reading saint pauls letter to the romans during epiphany 2019. All recommended books were selected for high literary value and thematic content that would provide compelling discussion material for book clubs. The book is available now on apple books in both e book and audiobook formats.
Updated 452020 new books to watch brand new releases previous lists of our new books to watch. Liane moriartys most popular book is big little lies. Here you can see what my reallife book club is reading, or has read. I would add whered you go bernadette, like the other members suggested. The life and times of charles manson by jeff guinn not a typical book to pick and some gruesome details, but there was a lot to discuss. A sweeping historical novel based on the extraordinary life and times of belle cora. Dec 04, 20 here are a dozen recommendations for your book club to read in 2014. The best books of 2014 good books, best books of 2014. Its not about trying to make sure everyone will like the book. The only young adult novel to make the top 20 in amazons top 100 books of 2014 list. Im thrilled that i did because it ended up being one of the best books i read in 2015. Coed book club recommendations short book club recommendations 300 pages or less. In fact, the story was so captivating that my book club would also meet at the breakfast table to reflect on the horrific fleshlumpeater or to discuss whether we might actually.
Type in a keyword, phrase, or exact wording and you will be directed to the results. Jan 26, 2016 10 recommendations for lively coed book club discussions this list was inspired by my good friend and neighbor, who participates in a coed book club and frequently asks for recommendations. These 11 books will spur some great conversations between you and your friends. Oct 01, 2019 i just started another earlier this year with my friends from high school, and i work in publishing and run a corporate book club program. Dec 15, 2014 these are the books our readers picked as the best of 2014 from searing polemic to stunning fiction and a story of very intimate science. The invention of wings by sue monk kidd, the husbands secret by liane moriarty, the goldfinch by donna tartt, me before. Its hard to choose only 12 books to discuss as a group so i need your help to make sure we pick the best 12 for 2014. Usa today superstition, drama, and intrigue unspool at a perfect pace in ann learys irresistible new novel, the good house, a tale steeped in new england character and smalltown social tumult. Check out our book club favorites, the most popular book club books being read around the country. All have already published in hardcover and ebook, and all will publish in paperback between january and april 2014. Dec 03, 2014 nprs book concierge our guide to 2014s great reads. Book clubs are often too ambitious with their selections, choosing books that they think they should read, not books they really want to read, and picking books that are very long. This is a great idea i think many people around the world know the feeling that they want to read good books but forget to prioritize it atleast i know that feeling.
My good friend and neighbordownthestreet hosts a twicemonthly book club for her two elementary students and my two. Best book club books guaranteed to get people talking. Harris it books why spend all summer inside playing videogames, when you can have just as much fun reading about them at the beach. Whats more important for good book club books is discussabilityare there topics in. Best book club picks on abebooks shop for books, art. You want to pick a discussionworthy book, so we decided to make it.
But, the books on this list are especially shortaround 300 pages or less. With the winter holidays and christmas breaks just around the corner, snuggling up with a good book and. The wife is easily one of my favorite books i read in 2014 and would have been a contender for my best book of the year had it been published in. Harriss new book chronicles one of the fundamental pop culture rivalries in recent history, the epic battle between sega and nintendo for market dominance in the early days of the videogame industry. We tore through feverish, experimental stories and enjoyed science fiction that ove. I really like them all good list reply flag message 2. Best for book clubs best books to read for a great book club discussion. Yet, theyre incredibly meaty and will spark lively book club discussions despite their brevity. Theyve discussed the beautiful bureaucrat, to kill a mockingbird, the lifechanging magic of tidying up and much more.
We wanted the list to cover all stages of a life which is why youll find childrens books in here, and we didnt want the list to. In order to decide which are right for your book club, you can browse an excerpt of. My book club my boys, ages five and seven would meet each night eager to discuss the hilarious effects of whizzpoppers or their distaste for snozzcumbers. Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014. This list of book club books has nonfiction, chicklit, young adult and middle grade titles, history books and parenting books. I mean, besides the wine and cheese, the real purpose of the meeting is to talk about the fantastic book you read. Anthony doerr goodreads author shelved 5237 times as book club avg rating 4. Reading group choices features a curated collection of the latest book. Lit lovers, an online book community, suggests choosing books based on good opportunities for discussion, rather than good. Need a little inspiration for your book club s next read. Whats more important for good book club books is discussabilityare there topics in the book that will ignite great conversation.
Obrehts portrayal of a southeast europe corrupted by war yet inspired by legends and fairy tales is both touching and deeply important. Apr 10, 2015 32 perfect books to kick off your book club guaranteed to give you the feels. Natalia has returned to her roots in balkan country to lend a hand at an orphanage, and. Sure, we love the wine and the camaraderie, but the among the top pleasures of a good book club discussion is having a great book to rave about or ravage through lively debate. A books total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Selecting a book club book can seem as harrowing as the plot of a pageturner. Here are a dozen recommendations for your book club to read in 2014. So we decided to pick out our favourite books that bring out the christmas spirit or something to warm us up during these cold winter nights. Selecting each months book requires walking a fine line between art and science, preplanning and sheer luck.
Its by a new author, so it has some really different perspectives. H ow to encourage a lively discussion at a book club meeting can be a challenge. Of all the books weve read, this one caused the most intense discussions before, during, and even after our official meetings. The sky was a good sky color and the air was healthy. John jacob astor and thomas jeffersons lost pacific empire. Online shopping for book club picks from a great selection at books store. The selections for the youngest group include a mix of picture books and chapter books to offer options for children to read alone or with a parent. Mar 20, 2012 20 unexpected books for your reading group posted by eliza on march 20, 2012 reading for your book club and socializing with your group members is a lot of fun, but sometimes it can be tricky to find a book that no one has read yet and everyone will enjoy. Here are more than 200 reads weve included in our monthly book club roundups plus some additions. In august 15 we published part 2 of this list in november 15 we published part 1 of best books for book clubs in 2016.
Addressing spirits by carla foft would be a good choice for a book club. Here are 25 books we suggest as good book club choices. Share 8 best book club books ive read so far this year. Our lists of book club favorites curious about what other book clubs are interested in. Simply put, if you buy a book i recommend, a very small percent contributes to the running costs of the blog. Not much happens in the beginning of the story, but i was so busy reveling in. In search of a good story, alok agrees to gather documents that.
Book group favorites for the best book club discussion reading. One book club with which im intimately acquainted chose barkskins by annie proulx 736 pages, with less than stellar results. Its good for those who practice religion and those who dont. Mar 25, 2015 in my book club we have read four of the books mentioned. A story of wealth, ambition, and survival by peter stark hardcover mar 2014. The heroine is kidnapped by sex traffickers in mexico and smuggled to houston to work in the glitzy mens clubs and then in a cantina bordello.
Another book that probably had the longest discussion from our group was manson. My book club read searching for pilar by patricia hunt holmes, published in april by river grove books. We tore through feverish, experimental stories and. Suggest books that your group has read that led to a lively discussion, whether people loved or hated them. Top 10 books of the year, graphic novels and audio books view photos book world critics pick the best reads of 2014 in fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels and audio books. Can you tell i love reading ive read about 50 books so far this year, and some have really stood out to me as excellent stories to spark conversation with fellow booklovers. They read the same book, then gather to talk about the characters and setting and what their favorite part was and why. So to help you lovereading has decided to lend a hand by, each month, selecting a number of books we feel are perfect and will give your group a rewarding discussion as well as a rewarding read. Selecting each months book requires walking a fine. Its the second liane moriarty book weve read in a year.576 684 296 111 1586 686 133 715 408 544 1422 1094 501 1005 290 395 689 782 714 321 734 193 474 1453 486 342 112 766 968 890 1046 695 190