Book Club Books

Our lists of book club favorites
Curious about what other book clubs are reading? Take a look at the lists below—the most popular books on LitLovers. (Updated 11-20-2014)

New Books to Watch — recent releases
LitLovers Top 50 — over the past month
All-time Favorites — books we turn to over and over

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New Books to Watch

A Brief History of Seven Killings
Marlon James

A reimagining of the attempted murder of singer Bob Marley...with a richly told history of Jamaica.
J: A Novel
Howard Jacobson

A love affair in a dystopian society. Comparisons to 1984 and Brave New World.
History of the Rain
Niall Williams

A young bedridden poet uses books to discover the roots of her Irish family.
Let Me Be Frank with You
Richard Ford

The final book in the Frank Bascome series—a witty, reflective take on life after Hurricane Sandy.
How to Be Both
Ali Smith

Two separate stories in one novel explore with wit and insight the mysteries of youth and culture.
The Paris Winter
Imogen Robertson

A struggling young painter spends a winter in Paris and is taken in by an elegant brother and sister duo.
Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Walter Isaacson
The Secrets of Midwives
Sally Hepworth

Three generations of midwives with secrets of both past and present.

LitLovers Guides—Top 50

Donna Tartt

Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty

Death Comes to Pemberley  
P.D. James

Rosie Project   
Graeme Simison

I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai

Me Before You
Jojo Moyes

Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd

Light Between Oceans
H.D. Stedman

All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr

Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Round House
Louise Erdrich

And the Mountains Echoed
Khaled Hosseini

Life After Life
Kate Atkinson

Wild: From Lost to Found...
Cheryl Strayed

Olive Kitteridge  
Elizabeth Strout

Flight Behavior
Barbara Kingsolver

Fault in Our Stars  
John Green

Book Thief   
Markus Zusak

Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  
Rebecca Skloot

Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Maria Semple

The Circle
Dave Eggers

Defending Jacob
William Landay

Laura Hillenbrand

Orphan Train
Christina Baker Kline
Jumpha Lahiri

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter...Sweet
Jamie Ford

My Beloved World
Sonia Sotomayor

The Dinner
Herman Koch

Big Little Lies
Liane Moriarty

Other Wes Moore
Wes Moore

The Giver
Lois Lowry

100-Year-Old Man/Out the Window  
Jonas Jonasson

Aviator's Wife
Melanie Benjamin

Glass Castle
Jeannette Walls

Cellist of Sarajevo
Steven Galloway

Language of Flowers   
Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Kitchen House
Kathleen Grissom

Silent Wife
A.S.A. Harrison

Tale for the Time Being
Ruth Ozeki

Night Circus
Erin Morgenstern

Ordinary Grace
Kent Krueger

The Luminaries
Eleanor Catton

The Storyteller
Jodi Picoult

Things They Carried
Tim O'Brien

The Interestings
Meg Wolitzer

Half Broke Horses 
Jeannette Walls

Orphan Master's Son   
Adam Johnson

Boys in the Boat
Nam Le

Tattoos on the Heart
Gregory Boyle

LitLovers All-time Favorites
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