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Curious about what other book clubs are reading? Take a look at the most popular books on LitLovers.
(Updated 9-12-2016)

NEW Books to Watch — brand new releases
RECENT Favorites — within the past year
OLDER Favorites — over the past few years
Popular Classics — books we turn to over & over

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Commonwealth
Ann Patchett

How an unexpected romantic encounter changes two families’ lives. Enthralling.
Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko
Scott Stambach

The Fault In Our Stars meets One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. A beautiful, poignant story of two very ill teens in Russia.
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
Matthew Desmond

A landmark work of reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty.
Love Warrior
Glenndon Doyle Melton

Oprah Book Club Pick: Courageous journey of self-discovery after the implosion of a marriage.
Gentleman in Moscow
Amor Towels

An immersive novel in an elegantly drawn era with Alexander Rostov  exiled in a posh Russian hotel.
Nutshell
Ian McEwan

A little "Hamlet" in his mother's womb has a front row seat to his mother's infidelity, and so do we.
Grief Is the Thing With Feathers
Max Porter

A magical Crow—part  trickster, therapist, and babysitterhelps a family cope with grief.
Torch Against the Night
Sabaa Tahir

Second in the Ember in the Ashes series with young teens fighting for their lives and their world.
Here I Am
Jonathan Safran Foer

How do we fulfill our conflicting duties as spouse, parent, child... Jew and American?
Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead

A young slave's adventures as she makes a bid for freedom in a literally "underground" railroad. Magical realism.


Recent Favorites


My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante

The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sween

Truly Madly Guilty 
Liane Moriarty

Nightingale
Kristin Hannah

Life We Bury
Allen Eskins

Circling the Sun
Paula McClain

So You've Been Publicly Shamed
John Ronson

When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi

My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout

Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler

The Girls
Emma Cline

Summer Before the War 
Helen Simonson

Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware

Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George

A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara
Before the Fall 
Noah Hawley

Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Dead Wake 
Erik Larson

Miller's Valley
Anna Quindlen

Wright Brothers
David McCullough

Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende

Our Souls at Night
Kent Haruf

Rent Collector
Camron Wright

Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff

Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Boston Girl
Anita Diamant

Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee

Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi

A God in Ruins
Kate Atkinson

What She Knew
Gilly Macmillan


Older Favorites


Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown

A Man Called Ove 
Fredrik Bachman

I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai

All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr

Light Between Oceans
H.D. Stedman

Me Before You
JoJo Moyes

Ordinary Grace
Kent Kruege

Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin

My Beloved World
Sonia Sotomayor

Rosie Project 
Graeme Simison

Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Flight Behavior
Barbara Kingsolver

Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng

Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd

Station Eleven 
Emily St. John Mandel
Round House
Louise Erdrich

Goldfinch 
Donna Tartt

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs

Being Mortal 
Atul Gawande

Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty

The Circle
Dave Eggers

Orphan Train
Christina Baker Klein

Underground Girls of Kabul 
Jenny Nordberg

Brooklyn
Colm Toibin

What Alice Forgot
Liane Moriarty

We Are...Completely Beside Ourselves 
Karen Fowler

The Miniaturist
Jessie Burton

Wild...Lost and Found on the...Trail
Cheryl Strayed

Where'd You Go, Bernedette
Maria Semple

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookshop
Robin Sloan


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