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Favorite Monthly Lists & Picks

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Favorite Monthly Lists & Picks

Each month, we share top book picks from Indie Next and LibraryReads, as well as the Target Book Club title and Pennie's Pick for Costco. We also feature a number of other prominent picks, including Oprah’s Book Club, the Barnes & Noble Book Club, the Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club, Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club, the "Good Morning America" Book Club, the PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club, and Simon & Schuster’s Book Club Favorites.

You can see previous years' features here: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014.
 



FEBRUARY 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins
WEATHER by Jenny Offill
AUTHOR IN CHIEF: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote, by Craig Fehrman
A LONG PETAL OF THE SEA by Isabel Allende
WHEN WE WERE VIKINGS by Andrew David MacDonald
HOMIE: Poems, by Danez Smith
THINGS IN JARS by Jess Kidd
VERGE: Stories by Lidia Yuknavitch
THE MERCIES by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF CARSON McCULLERS: A Memoir by Jenn Shapland
THE AUTHENTICITY PROJECT by Clare Pooley
HIGHFIRE by Eoin Colfer
THE SEEP by Chana Porter
RUN ME TO EARTH by Paul Yoon
EVERYWHERE YOU DON'T BELONG by Gabriel Bump
WHEN TIME STOPPED: A Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains by Ariana Neumann
THE THIRD RAINBOW GIRL: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia by Emma Copley Eisenberg
THE UNSPOKEN NAME by A. K. Larkwood
CARTIER'S HOPE by M.J. Rose
THE RESISTERS by Gish Jen

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: THE AUTHENTICITY PROJECT by Clare Pooley
THE BEAR by Andrew Krivak
THE GIRL IN WHITE GLOVES: A Novel of Grace Kelly by Kerri Maher
GOLDEN IN DEATH by J. D. Robb
MERCY HOUSE by Alena Dillon
OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore
THE OTHER MRS. by Mary Kubica
SAINT X by Alexis Schaitkin
THE SPLENDID AND THE VILE: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz by Erik Larson
THE WORST BEST MAN by Mia Sosa

Target Book Club
LIGHTS ALL NIGHT LONG by Lydia Fitzpatrick (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE BOOK WOMAN OF TROUBLESOME CREEK by Kim Michele Richardson (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
THE SCENT KEEPER by Erica Bauermeister (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
THE GIRL WITH THE LOUDING VOICE by Abi Daré (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
AMERICAN PRISON: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment, by Shane Bauer (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THE STATIONERY SHOP by Marjan Kamali (Click here for more)
 



JANUARY 2020

Indie Next
#1 Pick: SUCH A FUN AGE by Kiley Reid
DEAR EDWARD by Ann Napolitano
LONG BRIGHT RIVER by Liz Moore
IMAGINARY MUSEUMS: Stories, by Nicolette Polek
BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain
THE MAGICAL LANGUAGE OF OTHERS: A Memoir by E.J. Koh
UNCANNY VALLEY: A Memoir by Anna Wiener
THE VANISHED BIRDS by Simon Jimenez
NIGHT THEATER by Vikram Paralkar
LADY CLEMENTINE by Marie Benedict
BEFORE AND AFTER THE BOOK DEAL: A Writer’s Guide to Finishing, Publishing, Promoting, and Surviving Your First Book, by Courtney Maum
CREATURES by Crissy Van Meter
CLEANNESS by Garth Greenwell
DEEP STATE by Chris Hauty
KINGDOMTIDE by Rye Curtis
YOU WERE THERE TOO by Colleen Oakley
HOW QUICKLY SHE DISAPPEARS by Raymond Fleischmann
WHY WE CAN'T SLEEP: Women’s New Midlife Crisis by Ada Calhoun
COME TUMBLING DOWN by Seanan McGuire
THE TENANT by Katrine Engberg

LibraryReads
LibraryReads Top Pick: DEAR EDWARD by Ann Napolitano
ALL THE WAYS WE SAID GOODBYE: A Novel of the Ritz Paris by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig and Karen White
AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins
FOLLOWERS by Megan Angelo
HIGHFIRE by Eoin Colfer
HOW QUICKLY SHE DISAPPEARS by Raymond Fleischmann
LONG BRIGHT RIVER by Liz Moore
LOVE HER OR LOSE HER by Tessa Bailey
WHEN WE WERE VIKINGS by Andrew David MacDonald
YOU WERE THERE TOO by Colleen Oakley

Target Book Club
THE GIRL HE USED TO KNOW by Tracey Garvis Graves (Click here for more)

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE GIRLS WITH NO NAMES by Serena Burdick (Click here for more)

Oprah's Book Club
AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins (Click here for more)

Barnes & Noble Book Club
DEAR EDWARD by Ann Napolitano (Click here for more)

Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club
SUCH A FUN AGE by Kiley Reid (Click here for more)

Jenna Bush Hager's "Read with Jenna" Today Show Book Club
DEAR EDWARD by Ann Napolitano (Click here for more)

"Good Morning America" Book Club
LONG BRIGHT RIVER by Liz Moore (Click here for more)

PBS NewsHour-New York Times “Now Read This” Book Club
HEART BERRIES: A Memoir, by Terese Marie Mailhot (Click here for more)

Simon & Schuster's Book Club Favorites
THE DAUGHTER'S TALE by Armando Lucas Correa (Click here for more)